Sonata II for Organ
by Eugene Thayer, reprint of 1860s Bote & Bock edition
This is a new printing of the German edition on sturdy, acid-free pound paper.
24 pages. All markings are original. We provide a full glossary and
a brief history of Thayer and the
sonata. Highest quality guaranteed. Size of music is 10.5" x 13.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
(1838-1889), a contemporary of Dudley Buck and John Knowles
Paine, was one of the early American organ virtuosi who composed many works
for the organ. In the second half of the 19th century, it was fashionable to
compose music based on patriotic music of the time. His Sonata II
contains two such movements: a stately fugue on America
Save the Queen
) and an engaging set of variations on The Star Spangled
. In between these moderately difficult movements, there is a
short slow one that is easy to play and could be used for an offertory or quiet