by Peter Ewers
“The title of this book could as well have been Have Fun! It’s a book that lets you do the dirty work in a pleasant way – an absolute mind liberator!”
Hampus Lidwall, Titular organist of Saint-Esprit – Paris
What is this book about?
On free improvisation and the specific characteristics on the organ.
On the parameters: rhythm, dynamics, harmony, tone colour and melodies as a fresh impulse for your improvisation.
On your own fluent improvisation and the effective use of a plot.
On the techniques of improvisation by Tournemire, Dupré, Fleury, and the art of illusion by Pierre Cochereau.
On music as language, useful findings of brain research and a modern notion of texture for your musicality.
Hardbound, 327 pages
2013 vpe, Paderborn