Category Archives: Church

Suitable for church use, worship services, preludes, postludes, communion, service music

Swinnen’s Aria, Bedell’s Pedal Toccata, Callaerts’s Opus 21, and Nevin’s Toccata in D Minor

As I write this announcement, my area is continuing to recover after flood damage, thousands have evacuated because of forest fires, and tornadoes appeared last night. I can’t wait for 2016 to be over! In my last announcement for this … Continue reading

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Dieckmann’s Processional, Ryder’s Grand March, Fricker’s Romance, and Three by Satie

Greetings, all. Autumn is my favorite season, and I think many of us start learning new music at this time of year. Here are four selections that I hope will stimulate your creative senses and motivate you! ORGAN SHEET MUSIC … Continue reading

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Elsa’s Procession to the Minster: Brewer & Orem

Elsa’s Procession to the Minster: Brewer & Orem I was really pleased to find Justin Maxey’s recording of Wagner’s “Procession to the Minster,” also known as “Elsa’s Procession” and, as above, “Minster March.” You know that I love to share … Continue reading

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Aria by Firmin Swinnen

Aria by Firmin Swinnen I am presenting below a recent inquiry and my response. Hi Michael. Thank you for posting the score! [Longwood Sketches] You have a very interesting selection of organ music! I’m particularly interested in music of former … Continue reading

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A Smart Prelude, Tuneful Scherzo, Gatty’s Repose, and Three by Gretchaninoff

Greetings, everyone. October’s pieces include a recent request by an organist in New Jersey and selections by two of my favorites — Hollins and Sellars. You all know Henry Smart as an excellent composer of pieces suitable for use in … Continue reading

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Elgar’s Sursum, Sellars Cantilene, Macfarlane’s Joyful Song, Mendelssohn’s Nocturne, and Crawford’s Intermediate

It’s September and that might be “Back to School” time for you, but for me it’s time for two transcriptions and two original organ compositions. In addition to the four pieces, I am announcing the restoration of the third of … Continue reading

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Truette’s Hymnus, Garth’s Elfin Dance, Jean’s Romance, and Fred’s Doodle

Greetings! At least here in the American South, the Heat is still among us. I hope the four pieces that I am announcing will make your August a little brighter, no matter where you live. ORGAN SHEET MUSIC 1. HYMNUS, … Continue reading

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A Summer Caprice, Schreiner’s Interlude, Carmen’s Intermezzo, and a Two-person Valkyries Ride

July is upon us here in the American South, and Heat is king with Humidity as his queen! The first three pieces in this announcement are light and good for a Summer program. The last is a duet arrangement of … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Biggs Toccata

Thanks for the Biggs Toccata Thank you, and also thanks for keeping all this great music of do many outstanding 20th century American organist/composers alive. I found out about your music from a performance of Richard Keys Biggs’ Toccata on … Continue reading

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Celebration of One Hundred with Warren, Barton, Truette, Fricker, and More

It is May 2016, and this is my 100th announcement of newly restored organ music. Hurrah, I made it! From my friend, Joyce Robinson, Editor of The Diapason, I got the best idea for the theme of this announcement: “One … Continue reading

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