by Ernest Bloch
List of Pieces
|Prelude No. 1||year|
|Prelude No. 2||year|
|Prelude No. 3||year|
|Prelude No. 4||year|
|Prelude No. 5||year|
|Prelude No. 6||year|
Background and General Perspectives
Follow this link to The Ernst Bloch Legacy website.
Organ and Registration
The registration for all of the preludes should consist of foundational stops. The Vox Humana should NOT be used. Bloch calls for real "Organ" tone, rather than "picturesque color."
Scores and Editions
The Service Playing exam requires the use of G. Schirmer 50328700.
Organ Music from Israel, performed by Yuval Rabin in 2001, includes a recording of all six preludes.
6 Preludes for Organ: Prelude No. 1, performed by Barbara Harbach
6 Preludes for Organ: Prelude No. 2, performed by Barbara Harbach
6 Preludes for Organ: Prelude No. 3, performed by Barbara Harbach
6 Preludes for Organ: Prelude No. 4, performed by Barbara Harbach
6 Preludes for Organ: Prelude No. 5, performed by Barbara Harbach
6 Preludes for Organ: Prelude No. 6, performed by Barbara Harbach
Organ Music from Israel (see below) may be available as a free download through this website.
Pay to Listen
The 6 Preludes for Organ MP3, performed by Barbara Harbach, can be purchased for download at Classical Archives.
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- Indicated on the bottom of the first page of Prelude I.
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