Yes, You Can: Organ Improvisation for All


Wednesday, July 03, 2024
03:00 PM – 03:45 PM



The 1930s were a fertile period for French organ music and improvisation. Jeffrey Brillhart will introduce techniques used by Charles Tournemire and Olivier Messiaen to expand your repertoire of ideas for improvisation. Included will be creative uses of pedal points, ostinatos, harmonization with seconds, thirds and seconds, and Messiaen’s Modes of Limited Transposition.