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The Concordia Organ Method

by John A. Behnke

Item #: 991674 / 2000 / 186 Pages

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This organ method book by veteran church musician and educator Dr. John A. Behnke is fashioned to be a textbook for teaching the skills and techniques necessary for playing the organ. Using an integrated approach with interesting organ repertoire and work on hymn playing, improvisation, and transposition, this text progresses sequentially in difficulty. Each piece or exercise has a specific, stated objective. All of the repertoire is useful for playing in church. The book is also designed to be self-instructive, having background information about each composition, composer, and exercise, which the student can use to read ahead and understand about each piece before working on it.

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Haley
1/11/2017
Lots of information packed in

I'm a very beginning organist tapped as a sub for our church (prior training as a pianist and harpist). I am only about 5 lessons in sans teacher but I'm learning a lot about every aspect of organ playing with this book. The first bit is a lot to digest about the organ itself. I keep going back to it and re-reading and before I continue to the next lesson to glean more that I either didn't understand or wasn't ready for. Each lesson has some exercises and then a piece to play to practice the subject of the lesson. Looking ahead I see many great lessons like hymn playing and improvisation. Obviously the bulk of church playing is all about the liturgy and hymns but I'm not feeling so overwhelmed with this book. Yes, I'm practicing liturgy and hymns but without pedals just yet because I just didn't feel like I knew the proper way. With each lesson I feel more confident with organ technique and I hope with much practice to feel like the pedals are second nature.

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