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#1537653 - 10/17/10 10:58 PM Organ Method
Célestin le Possédé Offline
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Registered: 08/24/05
Posts: 28
Loc: Quebec
I'm an intermediate piano player and beginner organist (and an advanced percussionist) and I'm looking for a good organ method, especially to help me add the pedalboard into my playing.

Any suggestion?


#1538276 - 10/18/10 06:01 PM Re: Organ Method [Re: Célestin le Possédé]
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Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
I heartily endorse Clarence Dickenson - the Art and Technique of Organ Playing.


it is a comprehensive book that could last for many years of study. If you diligently practice the pedal - that would be most helpful.

There are many method books with pedalling technique. Harold Gleason's book is good as well.. sometimes both are sold used on ebay. I just bought a Dickinson one for my student for 10 dollars, so they are 'out there' inexpensively.
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, Ă•un (apple in Estonian)

#1560350 - 11/18/10 06:40 PM Re: Organ Method [Re: Célestin le Possédé]
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Registered: 01/19/10
Posts: 163
Loc: Rochester, NY, USA
If your interested in playing classical or Churh Organ there are a couple of books I would recommend I would Start with Flor Peeters "Little Organ Book" and also a great resource is Harold Gleason's "Method of Organ Playing".
Retired Army reserve Bandsman who now plays for the Joy of Music!!


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