Boellmann, L: Organ Works, Vol.3/1 (complete) (Urtext). Heures mystiques Op.29/30 Part 1 (Sheet Music)
|Title:||Boellmann, L: Organ Works, Vol.3/1 (complete) (Urtext). Heures mystiques Op.29/30 Part 1|
|Product Type:||Sheet Music & Songbooks|
|Category:||Piano & Keyboard » Organ|
|Date Published:||14 Jul 2004|
Léon Boëllmann (1862–1897) studied at the École Niedermeyer and served as titular organist at Saint-Vincent-de-Paul in Paris .
Following in the tradition of Saint-Saëns, Franck and Gigout, he wrote music reflecting the elegance and urbanity of the Belle Époque. In 1896 he published a collection of one hundred short pieces for organ or harmonium entitled Heures mystiques. These pieces now form volume III of Helga Schauerte-Maubouet’s practical Urtext edition.
The collection is divided into three sub-volumes reflecting the numbering and arrangement of Boëllmann’s autograph fair copy. It offers organists a treasure-trove of easy pieces for use in church services. To play these pieces imaginatively on multi-manual organs, the performer must suitably adapt the musical text; the editor has provided an appendix with registrations for Offertoires I-II (op. 29, nos. 1-2) to serve as examples. In addition to a detailed preface and facsimiles, the edition includes a critical report in three languages and a list of sources.
- First complete Urtext edition of the works of Léon Boëllmann in six volumes
- Easy pieces for use in church services
- Includes the latest scholarly findings and newly discovered sources
- Detailed preface, critical report in French/English/German, facsimiles of previously unknown sources, list of sources
“...: highly recommended.”
(The Organ February–May 2005)
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