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Eclogue (Organ Solo)

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

Some time back, I was reviewing a recital in Plymouth’s Mother Church, featuring trumpet and organ. One of the pieces heard was in the nature of a slow meditation, which appealed a good deal, and I decided to try and compose something in a similar vein. The original piece was for flugelhorn & piano / organ, but it has since successfully appeared in a number of different arrangements, including one for soprillo (a very small saxophone), and a full saxophone orchestra. The present one is a simple arrangement for pipe organ, and which would hopefully make a contemplative piece either during a church service, or on its own as part of a recital. It is dedicated to the Minster Church of St Andrew, Plymouth, from where I got the original inspiration.

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