Trolley
£0.00
OUP-3552296 - A Gerre Hancock Organ Album Default title

A Gerre Hancock Organ Album

ISBN: 9780193552296, Stock code: OUP-3552296 new
This impressive volume comprises a selection of 11 pieces by Gerre Hancock, who was for 33 years Organist and Master of Choristers at St Thomas's, Fifth Avenue, New York.... Read more
  • Instrumentation: Organ
  • Composer: Gerre Hancock
  • Due to be published 7 February 2022
  • 72 Pages | 311x232mm
£17.11
RRP £18.50
Coming soon!
Contact us for delivery timescale
  • Info Full description
Info Full description

More about this title

A Gerre Hancock Organ Album

This impressive volume comprises a selection of 11 pieces by Gerre Hancock, who was for 33 years Organist and Master of Choristers at St Thomas's, Fifth Avenue, New York. It includes meditative voluntaries, postludes and preludes, and flashier showpieces, suitable for either liturgical or recital use. As well as new editions of original organ repertoire, the volume contains Todd Wilson's new transcriptions of three pieces from Hancock's first LP of improvisations. The organ-writing is highly idiomatic throughout, revealing a French influence in its often beguiling harmonies, and will be attractive to performer and listener alike.

Gerre Hancock (1934-2012) studied at the University of Texas, Union Theological Seminary, New York, and the Sorbonne, with teachers including Jean Langlais and Nadia Boulanger. He held church appointments at St Bartholomew's, New York, Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati, and St Thomas's, Fifth Avenue, New York, where he achieved international acclaim as Organist and Master of Choristers from 1971 to 2004. Widely active as a recitalist, conductor, and composer, he was also on the faculty at the Juilliard School and Yale University. His renown as an improviser at the organ led to the publication of his textbook, Improvising: How to Master the Art. 



Try our sheet music service today!

Over the years the landscape of the music publishing world has changed, but our resolve to provide a valuable and independent service to teachers, schools and other educational establishments has never been stronger.

Read on below and discover what makes Chamberlain Music's Sheet Music department so unique...

The lowest prices and a personalised service

Every single one of the 26,500+ titles we hold in stock (including ABRSM and Trinity exam books) is available for same day despatch/collection and next day delivery. We also offer very quick order times on out of stock items.

A one-stop shop for music teachers

We are able to offer discounts for teachers you simply won't find elsewhere. It's no surprise that we're the preferred choice for so many!

Research services tailored to your needs

We are always prepared to go the extra mile - from researching different themes, to sourcing difficult to find series and editions, all you have to do is ask!

There's no substitute for experience

With decades of combined experience in the industry, our team can find the exact piece of sheet music you need in whatever quantity you require.

Sheet music consultancy

To find out more about how our sheet music consultancy service can help, please contact Holly Baker, available in person on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays:

Phone (01428) 647592 Email holly@
chamberlainmusic.com
Star Reviews