Iain Farrington

Pianist, organist, composer, arranger

Bluesday for Organ Solo


Bluesday was composed for the Little Organ Book, a compendium of organ works new and old, published by the Organists Charitable Trust and Novello. The volume is a collection of relatively simple pieces, with difficulty no greater than that required for Grade 7. This piece has a slow, downbeat quality, with a soulful melody in the outer sections. As a contrast, the middle is passionate and troubled, building to a fierce climax.


Duration: 5-6 mins


Listen to the work here:


Bluesday (5’43”)



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