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Autumn Embers (Organ Solo)

Year of composition
2010
Publisher
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available

Autumn Embers has proved popular, since its original version for guitar solo, which was first performed by local guitarist, Alison Smith.

Since then it has spawned a number of different versions, even gained some lyrics!

Alison also plays in a flute & guitar duo - Duo Volatus - and I have made an arrangement for this combination, too, and which has proved popular wherever it has been played.

At their last performance in Meavy, a small village on Dartmoor, Alison told me that that the church organist there particularly liked it, and was going to seek out a version. So as not to disappoint him, I have made this special version for organ. It is a quiet, and contemplative piece which, I think, could fulfill a number of purposes in church. As I played the piano on the pub at Meavy - The Royal Oak for a couple of years, and where it became well-known for its Sunday nights where all the singers from the local operatic societies would congregate, and put on an informal concert, I thought a picture of St Peter’s Church would be appropriate.

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