The Oxford Book of Lent and Easter Organ Music - Edited by Robert Gower

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Music for Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter, Ascension, and Pentecost

Organ (with pedals)

Published on behalf of: Oxford University Press Music

34 pieces for manuals and pedals, suitable for use from Lent through to Pentecost
Seven brand-new commissions by important names such as David Briggs, Naji Hakim, and Francis Jackson

A variety of musical forms, including preludes, toccatas, fanfares, and variations
Covers 17th to 21st centuries, from major historic organ composers including Scheidt, Mendelssohn, and Reger, through 20th-century luminaries Harris and Leighton, to contemporary figures such as Malcolm Riley, David Bednall, and Christopher Tambling
Original organ compositions plus new arrangements of favourites from Handel's Messiah and J. S. Bach's St Matthew Passion

An index of hymn tunes, and pieces arranged in liturgical order.

Table of Contents:

Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, C. P. E. Bach
O Mensch, bewein' dein' Sünde gross, J. S. Bach
Toccata: Aberystwyth, David Bednall
Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir, Christian Geist
Chorale Prelude: Abridge, C. S. Lang
Aus der Tiefe, Kenneth Leighton
Chorale Prelude: Martyrdom, C. Hubert H. Parry
Valet will ich dir geben, J. S. Bach
Prelude: Winchester New, Alan Bullard
Valet will ich dir geben, Max Reger
Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder, J. S. Bach
Herzliebster Jesu, Johannes Brahms
Chorale Prelude: Caswall, Peter Hurford
Meditation: Love Unknown, Francis Jackson
Chorale and Variation: Herzlich tut mich verlangen, Felix Mendelssohn
Chorale Prelude: Rockingham, C. Hubert H. Parry
Jesu Leiden, Pein und Tod, Max Reger
Prelude: Were you there?, Leo Sowerby
Song 13 (Orlando Gibbons), Percy Whitlock
Paraphrase on a chorus in Judas Maccabaeus (Handel), Alexandre Guilmant
Variations: O filii et filiae, Naji Hakim
I know that my Redeemer liveth, from Messiah, G. F. Handel
Fantasy: Easter Hymn, William H. Harris
Variations: Noël nouvelet, Philip Moore
At Easter-tide, Charles Villiers Stanford
Chorale Prelude on a Melody by Melchior Vulpius, Healey Willan
Heut' triumphieret Gottes Sohn, J. S. Bach
Ricercare: Llanfair, David Briggs
Fanfare: Gopsal, David Willcocks
Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott, Dietrich Buxtehude
Chorale Prelude: Down Ampney, Richard Popplewell
Chorale Prelude: Hereford, Malcolm Riley
Veni Creator Spiritus, Samuel Scheidt
Fanfare: Shine, Jesus, Shine, Christopher Tambling