This collection of eleven essays complements the growing body of literature on this influential period of French organ music. The essays explore historical backgrounds, manuscript annotations, and performance practice and discuss, among others, compositions of BoŽly, Lemmens, Franck, and Widor. Contributors include Kimberly Marshall, Marie-Louise Jacquet-Langlais, Daniel Roth, Craig Cramer, Rollin Smith, and others. An important book for the serious student of French music. 323 pp, softbound.