Dubois, Théodore
Organist at the Church "La Madeleine": Douze Pièces pour Orgue ou Piano-Pédalier (1886)
Edition no.
BA 8469
Volume / Series
Complete Organ Works, Volume II | BÄRENREITER URTEXT
Schauerte-Maubouet, Helga
Language(s) of text
French, English, German
Product format
Performance score(s), Anthology, Urtext edition
Pages / Format
XXXIX, 80 S. - 30,0 x 23,0 cm
Théodore Dubois (1837–1924) was one of the leading Parisian composers of the nineteenth century. Although his contemporaries frequently compared him to Delibes, Widor , and Lalo , his compositional style owes less to his own age than to the music of Mendelssohn, Weber, Gounod, and Berlioz.

Volume II of this “Urtext” edition of Dubois’s organ music – the first edition of its kind – contains pieces for three-manual organ dating from his tenure as organist at the Church of La Madeleine in Paris . Straightforward in form, these works, all composed between 1877 and 1896, reflect his concern to produce music equally at home in the church and concert hall. Besides a detailed critical commentary in German, English, and French, the volume also contains a preface, facsimiles, and a catalogue of sources.

- First Urtext edition of Dubois’s organ music
- At the cutting edge of scholarship
- Music for church service and concert performance
- Detailed preface, critical commentary (German, English, French), and facsimiles

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