Organ Symphony No.1, Op.10 (Van Hoorick, Geert)
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Geert Van Hoorick
|Work Title||Symphony No.1 in B minor for Organ|
|Alternative Title||Organ Symphony No.1|
|Composer||Van Hoorick, Geert|
|Year/Date of Composition||2004 and 2005|
|Average Duration||21 minutes|
The 1st organ symphony is romantic, bright and extravert. It consists of 6 (short) movements. The 1st one is a severe moderately fast prelude with a lively joyful middle section. The 2nd one is a fugue one the same motif. The 3rd one is a moderately slow intermezzo in Lied form. The 4th one is a very fast scherzo with a development (middle) section, using again the same motif. The 5th one is a slow choral. The 6th and final movement is fast and lively and in sonata form with a rather large coda, in which the motif returns. Registration indications are as in the late French romantic organ music (Widor, Vierne) and are meant as a help. The recording gives an indication of the sound I want).