Elegy for Organ

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This Elegy for Organ was composed in 1963 when I was a still a student at the Royal College of Music in London studying Composition with Herbert Howells and Conducting with Sir Adrian Boult. I played the finished piece to Herbert who found it very mystifying as it was totally different from anything I had previously written. It still remains one of my grittiest pieces. It was first performed by Anthony Greening, who was later organist at Lichfield Cathedral.


Score ID
21359
Composer
Year of composition
1963
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
7 minutes
Instrumentation
Solo instrument (Organ [manuals with pedals])
Genre
Modern classical music
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