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Toccata in C by David Wheatley for organ

Composer
Year of composition
1972
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available
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This short toccata was ’dashed’ off when I moved to a different church with a fine tuba stop. It is not intended to be a ’great piece’ but simply a straighforward piece which has immediate appeal to both player and listener alike. It may be played on any organ (pipe or electronic) with pedals. Although intended for a three manual organ, it can effectively be played on a 2 manual as long as it has a solo reed on the great - use lots of bright mixtures on the swell, plus 8’ (and 4’ if available) reed(s).

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