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Organ Transcriptions


Organ Transcriptions by Randall Harlow

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Organ Transcriptions


Organ Transcriptions by Randall Harlow

 

Randall Harlow continues the long tradition of keyboard transcription, celebrating the historical fluidity of what we generally refer to as "keyboard music." He produces his own virtuoso transcriptions and has received commissions from international concert organists. Some of these transcriptions are available for purchase below. Purchase scores through the Paypal links and you will receive an email with your personalized score and performance rights

Contact Randall Harlow to inquire about commissioning new transcriptions with exclusive performance rights

 
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Purchase Scores


Virtuoso Organ Transcriptions for purchase

Scores will be emailed in PDF format, Letter size (A4 upon request), and will include a unique serial number giving the purchaser unlimited live performance rights 


Gustav Holst

Second Suite for Military Band

a charming four-movement suite well suited to the organ.  Duration: 12'
World premiere transcription

Full Suite $20

I. March
$8

II. Song Without Words  $5

III. Song of the Blacksmith  $5

IV. Fantasia on the Dargason  $8


Franz Liszt

Two Concert Études

two exciting character pieces that gain new life through the colors of the organ

Both Etudes $20

Waldesrauschen
$12

Gnomenreigen
$12

 

Franz Liszt

La Campanella
(Busoni version)

from the Grandes études de Paganini.  
In this transcription, the horizontal leaps of the original are transformed into vertical leaps between two manuals (one an octave higher at 4' pitch).  This version incorporates the extraordinary changes by the great pianist Ferrucio Busoni
World premiere transcription

La Campanella
$20

 

Franz Liszt

Études d'exécution transcendante

full transcriptions of the complete Transcendental Etudes, as featured on Harlow's debut CD, Transcendante.  The works bring a repertoire of new, super-virtuosic gestures to the organ, throwing down the gauntlet for experienced concert organists looking for new challenges well beyond the standard repertoire. Not for the faint of heart!

Complete score: 196 pages  
Total duration: 60'

World premiere transcription

Complete Transcendental Etudes
$120

I. Preludio
 

sold with mvt.II
 

V. Feux Follets
$12

IX. Ricordanza
$12

II. Molto Vivace
(w. Preludio) $12

VI. Vision
$12

X. Allegro Agitato
$12

III. Paysage
$12

VII. Eroica
$12

XI. Harmonies du Soir  $12

IV. Mazeppa
$12

VIII. Wilde Jagd
$12

XII. Chasse-Neige
$12


Julius Reubke

Scherzo

a short, highly energetic piano work in rondo form, reminiscent of Chopin. Another rare Reubke work for organists to perform. Duration: 6'
World premiere transcription

Scherzo
$15

 

Felix Mendelssohn

Variations sérieuses

Harlow performs this work mostly from Rietze Smits' transcription, which he highly recommends.
However, he offers the following supplement for variations which Smits abbreviates or simplifies

Variations 9, 12, 16, and 17    $10

 

Moritz Moszkowski

Huit Morceaux caractéristiques

the little etude, "Sparks," from the op.36 collection. A colorful little character piece made famous by Horowitz. Makes a great encore!

No. 6: Étincelles (Sparks)  $10

 

Nicolai
Rimsky-Korsakov

Flight of the Bumblebee
(pedal solo)

the ultimate pedal etude!

Flight of the Bumblebee  $10