Tournemire: Improvisations

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    • Composer: Charles Tournemire
    • Transcriber: Rupert Gough
    • Instrumentation: Organ
    • ISMN: 979-000709491-1
    • Size: 11.7 x 8.3 inches
    • Pages: 72

    Tournemire studied organ and improvisation with César Franck and Charles-Marie Widor. During his lifetime he was particularly known as an outstanding improviser. in 1930/31 he recorded five organ improvisations for the Polydor record company, but he repeatedly refused to reconstruct them for publication. This edition presents a completely new transcription that is as faithful as possible to Tournemire's original.

  • Contains the following pieces:
    • Choral-Improvisation sur le Victimae paschali laudes
    • Cantilène improvisée
    • Fantasie-Improvisation sur l'Ave maris stella
    • Petite Rapsodie improvisée
    • Improvisation sur le Te Deum