6 Orgelstücke, Op.100 (Merkel, Gustav Adolf)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Friedrich Hofmeister, n.d.[1876]. Plate 7661.
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Work Title 6 Organ Trios
Alternative. Title 6 Orgelstücke (original title)
Composer Merkel, Gustav Adolf
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.100
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGM 36
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6
First Publication. 1876
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation organ

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Not published as "trios" originally - the cover may be from a later printing. HMB and Hofmeisters Handbuch der Musikliteratur from the 1870s both list these as Sechs Orgelstücke.

I changed the title to "Orgelstücke", since it appears to be the original title (as listed as such in M. Saal's "G. A. Merkel: Leben und Orgelwerk").
Only the first piece is a true organ trio, so designating all 6 pieces as "trios" makes no sense.
The (currently) missing 2nd part ("Heft") contains 2 preludes and fugues (see Saal, page 364). - Rob Peters.