Toccata on a French Theme (Morris, Oliver Lawrence)

Sheet Music


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Back and Forth (2008/8/26)

Editor Oliver Morris
Publisher. Info. Oliver Morris
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General Information

Work Title Toccata on a French Theme
Alternative. Title Toccata pour Orgue
Composer Morris, Oliver Lawrence
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 13th August, 2008
Dedication To Olivier Messiaen, 1908 - 1992, and to Marcel Dupré, 1886 - 1971
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Solo pipe organ

Misc. Comments

Dedicated to Olivier Messiaen and Marcel Dupré. The theme is Noël Nouvelet, octatonicized. Not intended for smaller organs. The pauses in the closing manual flourish should be quite long, but the quavers should fly. The trill preceding the chromatic scale should also be chromatic.