AGO Service Playing Certificate Repertoire

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Three repertoire pieces are required--one from each group listed below. During the exam they are not played as a group of three, but separately in the beginning, middle, and conclusion. Click here to see the full Service Playing Certificate requirements.

Group A[edit]

Prepare and perform one work (and only one) from this group.

Composer Dates Works
Johann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750 Any chorale prelude from the Orgelbüchlein
Johann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750 Any fugue by Bach, including the fugues from Eight Short Preludes and Fugues
Dieterich Buxtehude 1637-1707 Any of Chorale Preludes with pedal

Group B[edit]

Prepare and perform one work (and only one) from this group.

Composer Dates Works
Felix Mendelssohn 1809-1847 A single movement from any work by Felix Mendelssohn, other than the hymn-like opening sections of Sonatas 5 and 6
Louis Vierne 1870-1937 Any movement with indicated pedal from Vingt-quatre Pièces en style libre
Marcel Dupré 1886-1971 Any one of the Eleven Versets from Dans la Gloire des Invalides

Group C[edit]

Prepare and perform one work (and only one) from this group.

Composer Dates Works
Hermann Schroeder 1904-1984 Any one of the ''Six Chorales (Sechs Orgelchoräle),'' Op. 11
Jean Langlais 1907-1991 Any movement from the Organ Book
Gerald Near 1942- Any piece from Saint Augustine’s Organbook
Ernest Bloch 1880-1959 Any one of the Six Preludes
Wayne L. Wold 1954- The Trio on People Look East from Light One Candle
Chelsea Chen 1983- Moonlight Blue from Taiwanese Suite