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Organ Versets

Each of these brief organ versets was composed with the specific sounds in mind of a particular historical organ that can be played via the Hauptwerk virtual organ system. The scores are provided as freely downloadable PDFs. (The works are also easily adaptable for performance on most any organ.)

Verset I (Op. 956) (2012) (2 min)
for Francis Chapelet
[for the 1982 Grenzing organ of L'église Saint Pierre ès Liens de Ménestérol]
Recording available at Contrebombarde Concert Hall.

Verset II, "Kleine canon" (Op. 957) (2012) (2 min)
for the Voxus Organs team
[for the 1755 de Backer organ of the town church of Gapinge, Netherlands]
Recording available at Contrebombarde Concert Hall.

Verset III, "Lied ohne Worte" (Op. 960) (2012) (3 min)
for Prof. Helmut Maier
[for the 1844 F. X. Engelfried organ of Ev. Peter and Paul Church, Gonningen/Baden, Württemberg, Germany]
Recording available at Contrebombarde Concert Hall.

Verset IV, "Musette pour le grand jeu" (Op. 961) (2012) (2 min)
for Barbara Owen
[for the 1775 Isnard organ of Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, St. Maximin, Provence, France]
Recording available at Contrebombarde Concert Hall.

Verset V, "Duo de Cromorne et Tierce" (Op. 962) (2012) (2 min)
in memoriam Fenner Douglass
[for the 1714 Boizard organ of the monastery of St. Michel en Thierache, France]
Recording available at Contrebombarde Concert Hall.

 

Other works available not part of the Versets series:

Ricercare on Two Czech Hymns (Op. 993) (2012) (4 min)
for Jiri Zurek
Organ

Utrecht Fantasia (Op. 963) (2012) (6 min)
for Erik Simmons
Organ
[for the 1831 Bätz organ of Domkerk, Utrecht, Netherlands]
Recording available at Contrebombarde Concert Hall.