The Organ major or minor should have completed sufficient piano study to perform piano pieces of moderate difficulty.

1000 Level

  • Gleason, Stainer, other studies as needed; preparatory manual and pedal exercises
  • Bach Choral Preludes for manuals
  • Choral Preludes from Orgelb├╝chlein, Eight Little Preludes and Fugues
  • “Little” Fugue in G Minor
  • Selected appropriate compositions by Romantic and contemporary composers.

2000 Level

  • Continuation of technical exercises for manuals and pedals, including major and minor scales
  • Chorale Preludes; selected Bach preludes and fugues
  • Pieces from Historical Organ Recitals
  • Brahms Chorale Preludes
  • Franck Cantabile
  • Compositions by contemporary composers

3000 Level

  • Bach Chorale Preludes
  • Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
  • Toccata (Dorian) and Fugue in D Minor
  • First Trio Sonata
  • Franck Prelude, Fugue and Variation
  • Piece Heroique
  • Selected compositions by Romantic and contemporary composers

4000 Level

Works selected from the following:

  • Bach Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major
  • Prelude and Fugue (St. Anne) in E-flat Major
  • Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor
  • Fantasie and Fugue in G Minor
  • Trio Sonatas
  • Franck Chorales
  • Mendelssohn Sixth Sonata
  • Widor Symphonies for Organ
  • Vierne Symphonies for Organ
  • Sowerby Suite
  • Dupre Preludes and Fugues
  • Hindemith Sonatas
  • Alain Litanies; etc.