The Art of Transcribing for the Organ
Herbert Ellingford, PDF of
the original edition from 1922.
This is an electronic version of the original book from 1922, cleaned and
restored for easy readability. 172 pages. Subtitled
“A complete Textbook for the Organist in Arranging Choral and Instrumental
Music,” this book offers techniques and numerous examples of how to
play a successful transcription from the most commonly found scores.
Herbert Frederick Ellingford
(1876–1966) is best known
for his many recitals, usually including transcriptions, on the IV/100 stop
Willis (1855) in St George’s Hall, Liverpool, from 1913 to 1940. Size
of booklet is 7.0" x
10.5". Free. It is available here
free for you, as a PDF, or you may order a printed version designed for the
music rack from the print-on-demand
. There is much to be learned from this book about
transcribing, and most of it is applicable for today’s organists.