Boellmann L. - Organ Works, Vol.3/1 (complete) (Urtext). Heures mystiques Op.29/30

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Boëllmann, Léon    (1862-1897)


Complete Organ Works    
Heures mystiques: Entrées, Offertoires, Offertoire funèbre
Instrumentation: Organ

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* Léon Boëllmann

Léon Boëllmann (1862–1897) studied at the École Niedermeyer and
served as titular organist
at Saint-Vincent-de-Paul in Paris. Following in the tradition of
Saint-Saëns, Franck and Gigout,
he wrote music reflecting the elegance and urbanity of the Belle
Époque. In 1896 he published
a collection of one hundred short pieces for organ or harmonium
entitled Heures mystiques.
These pieces now form volume III of Helga Schauerte-Maubouet’s
practical Urtext edition.

The collection is divided into three sub-volumes reflecting the
numbering and arrangement of
Boëllmann’s autograph fair copy. It offers organists a
treasure-trove of easy pieces for use
in church services. To play these pieces imaginatively on
multi-manual organs, the performer
must suitably adapt the musical text: the editor has provided an
appendix with registrations
for Offertoires I-II (op. 29, nos. 1-2) to serve as examples. In
addition to a detailed preface
and facsimiles, the edition includes a critical report in three
languages and a list of sources.

- First complete Urtext edition of the works of Léon Boëllmann in
six volumes
- Easy pieces for use in church services
- Includes the latest scholarly findings and newly discovered
sources
- Detailed preface, critical report in French/English/German,
facsimiles of previously unknown sources, list of sources

“...: highly recommended.”

(The Organ February–May 2005)

Additional Information:

Entrées:
Meastoso op. 29, 1
Lento (Entrée funèbre) op. 29, 2
Andante maestoso op. 29, 3
Molto moderato op. 29, 4
Maestoso op. 29, 5
Lento op. 30, 1
Largamente op. 30, 2
Maestoso op. 30, 3
Allegro moderato op. 30, 4
Largo op. 30, 5
Offertoires:
Andantino op. 29, 1
Andante con moto op. 29, 2
Moderato op. 29, 3
Andante religioso op. 29.4
Allegro op. 29, 5
Andante op. 30, 1
Moderato op. 30, 2
Lento espressivo op. 30, 3
Molto moderato op. 30, 4
Andantino op. 30, 5
Offertoire funèbre



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