List of organ composers


List of organ composers

The following is a list of organ composers. It details those composers who wrote or write for the pipe organ.__NOTOC__

Germany and Austria

Renaissance

* Elias Ammerbach
* Conrad Paumann
* Arnolt Schlick

Baroque

* Johann Sebastian Bach
* Georg Böhm
* Nicolaus Bruhns
* Dieterich Buxtehude
* Antonio Caldara (born in Italy)
* Christian Erbach
* Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer
* Johann Jakob Froberger
* Johann Kaspar Kerll
* Johann Ludwig Krebs
* Johann Tobias Krebs
* Georg Muffat
* Johann Pachelbel
* Michael Praetorius
* Johann Adam Reincken
* Ambros Rieder
* Franz Anton Römer
* Heinrich Scheidemann
* Samuel Scheidt
* Sebastian Anton Scherer
* Johann Baptist Schiedermayr
* Heinrich Schütz
* Franz Tunder
* Matthias Weckmann

Classicism

* Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
* Justin Heinrich Knecht
* Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck
* Simon Sechter
* Johann Georg Vogler

Romantic

* Johannes Brahms
* Anton Bruckner
* Sigfrid Karg-Elert
* Felix Mendelssohn
* Max Reger
* Josef Rheinberger
* August Gottfried Ritter
* Max Wagenknecht

Modern

* Karen de Pastel
* Anton Heiller
* Josef Lechthaler
* Franz Schmidt
* Gottfried von Einem
* Bertold Hummel

France

Baroque (French classical)

* François d'Agincourt
* Jacques Boyvin
* Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
* Gaspard Corrette
* François Couperin
* Louis Couperin
* Jean-François Dandrieu
* Louis-Claude Daquin
* Nicolas Gigault
* Nicolas de Grigny
* Gilles Jullien
* Nicolas Lebègue
* Louis Marchand
* Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers
* André Raison
* François Roberday
* Jean Titelouze

Classicism, Age Of Revolution and Pre-romanticism

* Claude-Bénigne Balbastre
* Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet Charpentier
* Alexandre Pierre François Boëly
* Antoine Calvière
* Michel Corrette
* Guillaume Lasceux
* Nicolas Sejan

Romantic

* Léon Boëllmann
* Marcel Dupré
* César Franck (born in modern day Belgium)
* Eugène Gigout
* Alexandre Guilmant
* Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wely
* Henri Mulet
* Camille Saint-Saëns
* Charles Tournemire
* Louis Vierne
* Charles-Marie Widor

Modern

* Jehan Alain
* Jean-Pierre Leguay
* Gaston Litaize
* Olivier Messiaen
* Jean Langlais
* Maurice Duruflé

Belgium

Romantic

* Jacques Lemmens

Modern

* Joseph Jongen
* Flor Peeters

Czech republic (Bohemia)

Baroque

* Frantisek Xaver Brixi
* Josef Seger
* Bohuslav Matej Cernohorsky

Romantic

* Josef Klicka
* Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann

Modern

* Petr Eben
* Miloslav Kabelac
* Lubos Sluka
* Otmar Macha

Italy

Renaissance

* Vincenzo Bellavere
* Girolamo Diruta
* Andrea Gabrieli
* Giovanni Gabrieli
* Luzzasco Luzzaschi
* Claudio Merulo
* Adrian Willaert (born in what is now Belgium)

Baroque

* Girolamo Frescobaldi
* Tarquinio Merula
* Bernardo Pasquini
* Giovanni Salvatore
* Alessandro Scarlatti
* Domenico Scarlatti
* Domenico Zipoli

Romantic

* Marco Enrico Bossi
* Luigi Ferdinando Casamorata
* Padre Davide da Bergamo (Felice Moretti)
* Vincenzo Antonio Petrali

Netherlands

Renaissance

* Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Baroque

* Abraham van den Kerkhoven
* Anthoni van Noordt

Portugal

Renaissance and Mannerism

* Pedro de Araújo
* António Correia Braga
* António Carreira
* Manuel Rodrigues Coelho
* Fr. Diogo da Conceição
* Fr. Agostinho da Cruz
* D. Heliodoro de Paiva

Baroque

* Fr. José da Madre de Deus
* Carlos Seixas

Classicism

* João de Sousa Carvalho

Contemporary

* Joel Canhão
* Manuel Faria

Spain

Renaissance

* Antonio de Cabezón
* Tomás de Santa María

Baroque

* Juan Cabanilles

weden

Modern

*Fredrik Sixten

England

Renaissance

* William Byrd
* Thomas Tallis

Baroque

* Henry Purcell

Classical

* William Boyce
* Benjamin Cooke
* John Stanley

Romantic

* Edward Elgar
* Hubert Parry
* Charles Villiers Stanford
* Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Modern

* Lennox Berkeley
* Frank Bridge
* Peter Maxwell Davies
* James Douglas
* George Dyson
* Graham Fitkin
* Hans Gál
* Basil Harwood
* Herbert Howells
* Craig Sellar Lang (born in New Zealand)
* Kenneth Leighton
* William Mathias
* Ralph Vaughan Williams
* Percy Whitlock
* Malcolm Williamson

Poland

Renaissance

* Nicolaus Cracoviensis
* Petrus de Drusina (Piotr Drusinsky)
* Johannes Fischer Morungensis
* Marcin Leopolita
* Jan of Lublin
* Jakub Sowa
* Adam of Wągrowiec

Baroque

* Jadwiga Dygulska
* Teresa Ozanna Fabiańska
* Piotr Żelechowski

Classicism

* Karol Kurpiński
* Franciszek Lessel
* Wacław Ludwik Raszek

Romantic

* August Freyer
* Konstanty Gorski
* Aleksander Karczyński
* Stanisław Moniuszko
* Feliks Nowowiejski
* Gustaw Roguski
* Wincenty Rychling (Bartoszewski)
* Mieczysław Surzyński
* Stefan Surzyński
* Franciszek Walczyński
* Eugeniusz Walkiewicz
* Władysław Żeleński

Modern

* Grażyna Bacewicz
* Augustyn Bloch
* Stanisław Moryto
* Marian Sawa
* Bolesław Szabelski

Hungary

Romantic

* Franz Liszt
* Dezső Antalffy-Zsiross

Modern

* István Koloss

USA

Romantic

* Dudley Buck
* John Knowles Paine

Modern

* William Albright
* Leonardo Ciampa
* Joseph W. Clokey
* Emma Lou Diemer
* David N. Johnson
* Paul Manz
* Daniel Pinkham
* John Serry, Sr.
* Leo Sowerby

Armenia

* Alexander Kaloian

Canada

* Gerald Bales
* H. Hugh Bancroft
* Denis Bédard
* Healey Willan

Croatia

* Franjo Dugan
* Anđelko Klobučar

Bulgaria

* Hristo Tsanoff

Estonia

* Arvo Pärt

Ukraine

* Mykola Kolessa

Russia

* Valery Kikta
* Khristofor Kushnaryov
* Mikael Tariverdiev

See also

* Organ repertoire
* Organ (music)
* Pipe organ
* List of Anglican church composers

Sources

* A Directory of Composers for Organ by Dr. John Henderson,Hon. Librarian to the Royal School of Church Music 2005 3rd edition ISBN 0-9528050-2-2
* Eleanor Selfridge-Field, "Venetian Instrumental Music, from Gabrieli to Vivaldi." New York, Dover Publications, 1994. ISBN 0-486-28151-5


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