Offertoire de Pâques
by Édouard Batiste,
reprint of the Costallat edition
This is a new printing of the second edition by Costallat on sturdy acid-free paper. The first edition was printed in about 1862 by Richault,
and this edition by Costallat, distributed in the United States by G Schirmer, was released sometime afterwards using the same printing plates. 20 pages. All markings are
original. Highest quality guaranteed. Size of music is 10.5" x 13.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
Antoine Édouard Batiste
(1820-1876), winner of first prizes at the Paris Conservatory in fugue,
counterpoint, and organ, was one of the two most popular organists in Paris, whose music was typically included in programs.
The melodic and dramatic nature of his church music emulated the popular operatic and orchestral style heard in Paris at the time.
You should notice that this piece by the second most popular organist in Paris was dedicated “To my friend Lefébure-Wély”
who was the
This Offertoire is a set of variations on the familiar Easter hymn, “O Filii et Filiae,” (O Sons and Daughters);
the title in English is Offertory for the Holy Day of Easter; Composed for the Organ on the chant of the O Filii;
by Edouard Batiste; Professor at the Imperial Conservatory of Music, Organist of the Great Organ of St Eustache; Opus 26.
It shows off the organ colors and the virtuosity of the organist, while keeping the tune in the ear of the listener. Moderate.