Organ Symphony no. 5, Op. 42 no. 1

Charles-Marie Widor composed his fifth Organ Symphony in 1879 (later he revised it in 1901 and 1918). It is a work in five movements, in the key of F minor, catalogued as no. 1 of his Op. 42. It was premiered in the 19th October 1879 in the Palais du Trocadéro (Paris) by the composer. It first appeared in print that same year. Though Widor wrote music for a great variety of ensembles, only his organ works are regularly played today, of which his Organ Symphonies are the most notable. Widor was ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Organ Symphony no. 5, Op. 42 no. 1 - I. Allegro vivace
Organ Symphony no. 5, Op. 42 no. 1 - II. Allegro cantabile
Organ Symphony no. 5, Op. 42 no. 1 - III. Andantino quasi allegretto
Organ Symphony no. 5, Op. 42 no. 1 - IV. Adagio
Organ Symphony no. 5, Op. 42 no. 1 - V. Toccata
Organ Symphony no. 5, Op. 42 no. 1 - V. Toccata
Organ Symphony no. 5, Op. 42 no. 1 - V. Toccata
Organ Symphony no. 5, Op. 42 no. 1 - V. Toccata
Composer Form Instrument Period
Charles-Marie Widor Symphony Organ Romantic

Charles-Marie Widor

Charles-Marie Jean Albert Widor was a French organist, composer and teacher. Widor wrote music for a wide variety of instruments and ensembles ...
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