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Veronica Brandt holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. As editor, she has produced fine publications (as well as valuable reprints) dealing with Gregorian chant, hymnody, Latin, and other subjects. These publications are distinguished on account of their tastefulness. She lives in the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia, with her husband Peter and five children.
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"The local church should be conscious that church worship is not really the same as what we sing in a bar, or what we sing in a convention for youth."
— Francis Cardinal Arinze (2005)

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Oreste Ravanello's Easy Pieces for Organ
published 13 April 2019 by Veronica Brandt

Pipe organ pipes VID READERS may already be familiar with Oreste Ravanellos’ marvellous Three Part Motets. These pieces are great for a small choir, or for a gentle introduction to more complex pieces.

But Ravanello did not only help choirs getting started. He also published booklets of easy organ music for use at Mass and Benediction. Manuals only, no pedals required.

    * *  Sei Pezzetti Facili – Interludio, my favorite the Preludio a Canone, Offertorio, Elevazione, Pastorale and Finale.

    * *  Sei Pezzetti Facili, Opus 67. – Preludio, Pensiero religioso, Elegia, Interludio, Salve Regina and O Radix Jesse.

Sei Pezzetti Facili translates as Six Easy Little Pieces.

For a much bigger and largely easier collection of organ music, there’s another Italian from a few centuries earlier, Giovanni Battista Fasolo: A Collection of Organ Music from 1645.