Building a repertoire: nineteenth-century French organ music, with Gerard Brooks

In this video, Gerard Brooks presents an illustrated survey of French and Belgian organ repertoire from the nineteenth century.  He plays extracts on the organ at Paisley Abbey, which had its origins in a nineteenth-century instrument by Aristide Cavaillé-Coll.  Gerard suggests ways to expand your repertoire with pieces of various standards of difficulty by both familiar and unfamiliar composers, including Boëly, Lemmens, Loret, Gigout, Rousseau, Salomé and Saint-Saens.   Gerard Brooks is a concert organist and teacher of wide experience. He first studied the organ with John Webster, and was elected Organ Scholar at Lincoln College,…