Toccata-Scherzo

Composer
Year of composition
2001
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument (Organ [manuals])
Instrumental parts
Not available

Toccata Scherzo was written as an "antidote to Widor" whose famous 5th Symphony Toccata is a favorite performance piece of many organists (myself included). I have not included suggestions for registrations as all organs differ. The opening section however should progressively get louder from pianissimo to fortissimo. The pedal melody in the central, E minor, section may be played an octave lower depending on the capabilities of the instrument used.

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