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Special offervideo Little Books for Organ books 1-3
All 3 books below (essentially a "buy 2, get 1 free" offer) in one download. Nearly 100 pages containing 30 pieces of different styles and levels of difficulty, suitable for weddings, funerals, voluntaries, service music, and general performance. If you don't wish to take advantage of this offer, the 3 books are available separately, as are the individual pieces (click on the links below). If you wish to hear or view samples of the pieces, click on the individual pieces below.
A fourth book is on the way...
(Video of Book I (complete))

Little Books for Organ

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Special offervideo "Little Book for Organ, Book I" (March 2015)
A collection of 10 short pieces in a variety of styles, inspired by the arrival of the new digital organ in Maria Alm church. If you wish to hear or view the individual pieces, you will need to click on the individual links below. (Video of Book I)
The titles are:
Chorale Prelude on Hyfrydol (Allelujah, sing to Jesus)
Interlude in A minor
Interlude in G major***
video  Short Trio in G major Came across this video of Andrew Grahame, organ music presenter on 2MBS-FM, a radio station in Sydney, Australia, playing this piece on his Hauptwerk organ
Flourish
Sortie in C minor
video Elevation in F There is a recording online of Carson Cooman* playing this piece (concert organist and composer in residence at The Memorial Church, Harvard University) 
Chorale Prelude on Rockingham (When I survey the wondrous cross)
Christmas piecesChorale Prelude on Quem Pastores (Jesus, good above all other)
"Pitfall" Postlude





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Artwork: Barbara Morokutti
Video of the whole of book 1
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Special offer "Little Book for Organ, Book II" (March 2016)
The first book was well received and so, a year later, a second book followed.
Another collection of a 10 pieces suitable for various occasions.
The titles are:
Sortie in D (Mar 2016) "Very much in the Dubois tradition and no less successful for its winks at the style of the great French romantic organists" (Andrew Wilson, award winning composer and Director of Studies, National College of Music, London)
Chorale Prelude on Slane (Lord of all Hopefulness) (Mar 2016)
Chorale Prelude on Paderborn (Rejoice in God's saints, today and all days or Maria, dich lieben ist allzeit mein Sinn) (Oct 2015)
video Communion in D (Mar 2016) There is a recording online of Carson Cooman* playing this piece (concert organist and composer in residence at The Memorial Church, Harvard University)
Chorale Prelude on Großer Gott (Holy God, we bless Thy name) (Sept 2015)
Chorale Prelude on Innsbruck (Maria breitet den Mantel aus) (Oct 2015)
Communion in F (Feb 2016)
Pastorale in A flat (Mar 2016)
Processional in B flat (Mar 2016)
Processional in D (Mar 2016)


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Artwork: Hermann Morokutti
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Special offer "Little Book for Organ, Book III" (June 2016)
A third book of 10 pieces in a variety of styles.
The titles are:
Easter Chorale Prelude on Der Heiland ist Erstanden (Apr 2016)
St. George's Gallop (April 2016) "This is a very successful organ composition. It demonstrates a thorough familiarity with the technical aspects of writing for this instrument, inncluding helpful and imaginative registration suggestions and effective use of the pedals and manual changes. The ternary structure of the piece is confidently handled. The "A" section is itself in ternary form with memorable thematic material based largely on tonic arpeggios. The second section while fitting naturally to the initial secion is full of contrast in key, level of chromaticism and thicker textures." (Andrew Wilson, award winning composer and Director of Studies, National College of Music, London)
video Meditation in G (April 2016) This piece has a more fluid attitude to structure and is very sensitively handled with the atmosphere of an improvisation. The opening theme returns only as a hint after a journey through distant tonal regions. In short, this is a beautiful piece of craftsmanship" (Andrew Wilson, award winning composer and Director of Studies, National College of Music, London). There is a recording online of Carson Cooman* playing this piece (concert organist and composer in residence at The Memorial Church, Harvard University)
Rhapsodic Farewell (May 2016)
Chorale Prelude on Crimond (The Lord's my Shepherd) (May 2016)
Short Trio in A minor (May 2016), dedicated to Andrew Grahame, organ music presenter on 2MBS-FM, a radio station in Sydney, Australia. He's posted a recording of him playing it on his Hauptwerk organ here
video Short Fanfare in D (June 2016). There is a recording online of Carson Cooman* playing this piece (concert organist and composer in residence at The Memorial Church, Harvard University)
Chorale Prelude on "All for Jesus" (June 2016)
Chorale Prelude on St. Clement "The Day Thou Gavest" (June 2016)
"Nun Danket" Postlude for organ (June 2016) "Its assured use of varied metres including 5/8 and the decoration woven around the unadorned statements of the chorale itself create a very exciting postlude that takes the listener "by the throat"" (Andrew Wilson, award winning composer and Director of Studies, National College of Music, London)





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Artwork: Barbara Morokutti
 "Little Book for Organ, Book IV" is underway:
Autumn Waltz for organ (October 2016)
Christmas piecesOrgan Variations on Gabriel's Message ("The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came") (Nov 2016)
Organ stately processional (May 2017)
Organ Chorale Prelude on Regina Caeli "Freu dich O Himmelskönigin" (May 2017)
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Artwork: Barbara Morokutti

Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J S Bach) Arr. Simon Peberdy
An arrangement of this for 3 manual organ that I did because I needed it!

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