The 19th century composer/pianist/organist Camille Saint-Seans, who was known during
his lifetime as the "French Beethoven," is credited with saying: "The fugue is the ideal form for the postlude; as the voices enter, the people leave; when all the voices have entered, all the people have left."
With that astute observation in mind this big four-voice fugue in the key of d minor dedicated to the memory of our friend Reverend Kevin Weaver has been entitled, simply,
Composed in 2017 this piece is written in quadruple counterpoint
with three countersubjects maintained throughout and forms the fifth of Six Pieces for Organ Op. 18-23 by Steven Monrotus.
This music is expected to receive its premiere in this soon-to-come video. To preview, playback, or digital download the score, please use this link: