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The Minnesota Organ Book

The Minnesota Organ Book

Commissioned by the American Guild of Organists for the 2008 National Convention in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, this volume features six pieces for organ and solo instrument. Each by a different Minnesota composer, the works are for use in any concert setting or worship service. Recorded in Boe Chapel at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, an audio CD will be included with the book.

Contents: "Morning Light," Cary John Franklin, cello and organ; "The Dances of Our Lady," Monte Mason, soprano saxophone and organ; "HaCHaZaRaH: The Arousal of the Return," Janika Vandervelde, violin and organ; "Invocation and Remembrance," Linda Tutas Haugen,  trumpet and organ; "Praise," Carol Barnett,  steel pan and organ; "Psalm and Dance," David Evan Thomas, flute and organ.

This collection was broadcast on National Public Radio in 2008 for an episode of PipeDreams as hosted by Michael Barone. The program, entitled 'A Minnesota Organ Book' (#0818), was presented in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Minnesota Statehood, May 11, 1858. 

The Minnesota Organ Book

Paperback
ISBN: 9780800679118
  • In stock
$30.00

Morning Light (Franklin)

Digital Download
Product Number: 9781451493511
  • This item is not returnable
$8.00

The Dances of Our Lady (Mason)

Digital Download
Product Number: 9781451493542
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$8.00

Invocation and Remembrance (Haugen)

Digital Download
Product Number: 9781451493504
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$8.00

Praise (Barnett)

Digital Download
Product Number: 9781451493528
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$8.00

Psalm and Dance (Thomas)

Digital Download
Product Number: 9781451493535
  • This item is not returnable
$8.00
  • Publisher Augsburg Fortress
  • Format Digital Download; Paperback
  • Season/Occasion General
  • Voicing Inst, Kybd; Instrument w/keyboard; Organ
  • Difficulty Easy-Medium; Medium
  • Dimensions 9 x 12
  • Publication Date June 3, 2008

Audio Samples

Morning Light (Franklin)

The Dances of Our Lady (Mason)

HaCHZaRaH (Vandervelde)

Invocation and Remembrance (Haugen)

Praise (Barnett)

Psalm and Dance (Thomas)

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