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Toccata for Easter Day by David Wheatley for organ

A toccata based on the familiar hymn - ’Jesus Christ is risen today’

Composer
Year of composition
2001
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
1 minute
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instruments
Instrumental parts
Not available
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Another short piece quickly written, based on the familiar Easter hymn ’Jesus Christ is risen today’, which is in the pedals throughout in an unusual 5/4 time. As we have coffee in church immediately after our main service, the congregation don’t appreciate their gossiping being disturbed by long/loud postludes!

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