Organ Volumes

From 1999–2016, Carson Cooman’s organ music was published primarily by Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. Many works are available collected in volumes.

Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. I is available.
Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. II is available. (ERRATA LIST – important)
Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. III is the pedagogical work A Hiker’s Gear
Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. IV is the pedagogical work The Transportation Age
Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. V is available. (ERRATA LIST)
Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. VI is available. (ERRATA LIST)
Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. VII is available.
Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. VIII (“Piccoli fiori musicali”) is available.
Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. IX is available. (ERRATA LIST)
Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. X is available.

Other works and volumes (and all publications released since 2016) are available from various other publishers. Specific publication information is listed on the page for each work.

Many publications from 2016 onwards are available from Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Works for Organ

Op. 1050A Bedfordshire Voluntary (2014) for Organ (manuals only)4 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Paul Edwards

Publisher: Fagus-Music.com in "The Second Fagus Book of Voluntaries for Manuals"

Op. 1109A Czech Liturgical Year (2015) for Organ11.5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Download PDF

Dedication: for Jiří Žůrek

Commission: Commissioned by Erik Simmons

Publisher: free download

Op. 548A Hiker’s Gear (2004) for Organ and Opt. Narrator8.5 min.

Text by the composer

  • Introduction: The Great Outdoors
  • The Hat
  • The Boots
  • The Backpack
  • The Jacket
  • Gorp
  • The Hike: Onward and Upward

Dedication: in memory of “Uncle Bill” Matthews

Commission: Commissioned by Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

Op. 483A Lenten Collect (2003) for Two Organs3 min.

Dedication: for Jung-A Lee and Robert Jan August

Op. 395A Pentecost Prayer (1999, rev. 2002) for Unison Chorus (or Solo Voice) and Organ1.5 min.

Text from the Book of Common Prayer

Caitlin Ferguson, soprano; Carson Cooman, organ

Dedication: for Marisa

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 1346A Pilgrimage Carol (2019) for SATB Chorus and Organ3.5 min.

Text by Euan Tait

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for the 110th Annual Christmas Carol Services of The Memorial Church, Harvard University, December 2019

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 518A Prayer for Light (2003) for Soprano and Organ3 min.

Text by Richard Leach

Dedication: for Amanda Forsythe

Op. 645Ab Ortu Solis (2005) for Organ3 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Denis Bédard and Rachel Alflatt

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 5"

Op. 1279Acclamatio (2018) for Organ4.5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Abt Stephan Schröer OSB (Meschede) and Klaus Stehling (Dortmund)

Commission: Commissioned by Klaus Stehling

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Five Festive Organ Pieces, Set 2"

Op. 576Adam Lay Ybounden (2004) for SATB Chorus and Organ
Alt. 1: SATB Chorus, Brass Quartet, and Organ; Alt. 2: SATB Chorus and Orchestra (orch. Waite)
2 min.

Text of an anonymous 15th century medieval carol

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Robert Delcamp and the University Choir, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, Christmas 2004

Commission: Commissioned by University of the South

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 401Alive! (2002) for Organ6 min.

Christian Lane, organ

Dedication: for Webster Presbyterian Church on the dedication of the Schantz organ, March 2003

Commission: Commissioned by Sandra Gay for the dedication of the new organ at Webster Presbyterian Church

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 2"

Op. 587All My Heart This Night Rejoices (2004) for Organ (manuals only)2.25 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Marisa

Commission: Commissioned by Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

Op. 407All Things Came to Be (2002) for Organ and Handbells (8 bells, 4 ringers)4.25 min.

Dedication: for Sandra Gay, in celebration of the new organ at Webster Presbyterian Church

Commission: Commissioned for Webster Presbyterian Church

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Gallery Music, Vol. 1"

Op. 1037An Heavenly Song (2013) for TB Voices and Organ2 min.

Text of an anonymous medieval carol

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for Douglas Bell

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Op. 1213An Oasis Remembered (2017) for Organ4 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: in memoriam Robert Allworth (1943–2017)

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Two Sky Hymns and An Oasis Remembered"

Op. 424Any Kingdom We Have (2002) for SATB Chorus and Organ2.75 min.

Text by Richard Leach

Dedication: for Richard Leach

Commission: Commissioned by Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 471Aquarius Chaconnes (Birthday Music for Marisa) (2002) for Viola and Organ5 min.
  • Pulchra Es – Chaconne
  • Deo Gratias – Chaconne

Dedication: for Marisa on her 21st birthday

Publisher: Subito Music Corp.

Op. 1044Aria quasi una ciaccona (2013) for Organ4.5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Erik, Charissa, Lydia, and Emily Simmons, in memory of Elin Helen Simmons (1931–2013), mother and grandmother

Publisher: The Sacred Music Press in "Antiphonies"

Op. 482Aria: Caritas abundat in omnia (2002) for English Horn and Organ3.75 min.

Dedication: for Toni Marie Marchioni

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1040Arioso (2013) for Organ (opt. pedal)3 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Geoffrey Atkinson

Publisher: Fagus-Music.com in "The Second Fagus Book of Voluntaries for Manuals"

Op. 1301Arioso cantabile (2018) for Organ5 min.

Carson Cooman, organ

Dedication: for Enrico Pasini

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Six Quiet Organ Pieces"

Op. 137Ascendit in Caelum (1999, rev. 2002) for Violin and Organ2.5 min.

Rachel Gough, violin; Rupert Gough, organ

Dedication: for Elizabeth Juliana Cok

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 586Be Present, Holy Trinity (2004) for SATB Chorus and Organ3.75 min.

Text from an 11th century hymn, trans. John M. Neale

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Martha Sobaje

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Music Press

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 1191Be Ye Broken (2017) Fantasy for Organ, Strings, and Voices13 min.

Thomas Sheehan, organ; Harvard University Choir and Orchestra; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: in incerto tempore

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Soundspells Productions

Op. 819Be Ye Wise (2009) for Baritone Solo, SATB Chorus, Organ3.5 min.

Text from the Bible: Matthew 10:16; Proverbs 2:10

William Drukett, baritone; Convivium Singers; Alexander Norman, conductor

Dedication: for Jennifer Lester

Commission: Commissioned by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 311Bears Fruit in Season (2001) for Organ3 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Andrew Paul Holman

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 1"

Op. 846Berceuse (2010) for Organ3 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Henry Elwyn Forsythe-Jones on his birthday, February 28, 2010

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 7"

Op. 978Bicinium (2012) for Organ (manuals only)1.75 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Pavel Zemek Novák

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 8"

Op. 1275Blessed City, Holy Nation (2018) for Congregation, SATB Chorus, Trumpet, and Organ4.5 min.

Text by John Newton and Edward Osler

Dedication: for the Reverend Father Aaron Michael Williams

Commission: Commissioned for the ordination of the Reverend Aaron Michael Williams

Op. 496Blessing (2003) for Organ3.5 min.

Dedication: for Al Fedak on his birthday, July 4, 2003

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 5"

Op. 1294Body of Light (2018) for Organ6 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: in memoriam Hermann Seidl (1958–2018)

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Six Quiet Organ Pieces"

Op. 936Born Among Us in the Night (2011) for SATB Chorus and Organ3 min.

Text by Richard Leach

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for Tad and Ann

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 324Brightnesses (2001) for Flute and Organ6 min.
  • Brightness of the Firmament
  • Walking in Brightness
  • Go Forth As Brightness

Dedication: for Dolores Zdancewicz

Commission: Commissioned by KircheFlöteGesellschaft

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 1255Bryn Mawr Voluntary (2017) for Organ (opt. pedal)4.5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Anthony and Arabella

Commission: Commissioned by Edward Landin

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Cambridgeport Collection"

Op. 498Builders for Christ (2003) for SATB Chorus and Organ3.25 min.

Text adapted by the composer from Matthew 7:24-27

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Murray Forbes Somerville and the Choir and Parish of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee

Commission: Commissioned by St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 809Call to Remembrance (2009) for SATB Chorus and Organ2.5 min.

Text from the Bible: Psalm 25:6-7

King's Chapel Choir; Heinrich Christensen, conductor

Dedication: for Heinrich Christensen

Commission: Commissioned by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 953Cambridge Passacaglia (2012) for Organ7 min.

Christian Lane, organ

Dedication: for Christian Lane

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 9"

Op. 1181Cantio mystica (2017) for Organ4 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Wolfram Graf

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Six Quiet Organ Pieces"

Op. 1041Canto e Fugato (2013) for Organ (manuals only)6 min.
  • Canto
  • Fugato

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Cambridgeport Collection"

Op. 1156Canto quieto (2016) for Organ (or Harmonium) (opt. pedal)4.5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Andreas Willscher

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Cambridgeport Collection"

Op. 943Canzona II (2011) for Organ3 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Erik Simmons

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 8"

Op. 1032Canzona III (2013) for Organ (opt. pedal)5.5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Susie Jarrell

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 10"

Op. 1074Canzona IV (2014) for Organ (manuals only)2.5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Mark Engelhardt

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 10"

Op. 1077Canzona V (2014) for Organ3 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Neil Stipp

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 10"

Op. 1093Canzona VI (2014) for Organ (manuals only)5.5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Mark Brombaugh

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. in "Carson Cooman: Organ Music, Vol. 10"

Op. 1249Canzone (2017) for Bassoon and Organ3.5 min.

Dedication: for Genevieve Beaulieu and Rhonda Sider Edgington

Op. 1280Carillon after the Bells of Ulm Cathedral (2018) for Organ5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Philip Hartmann

Publisher: Bardon Enterprises

Op. 1229Carol Paraphrase on a Motive of Wilhelm Weismann (2017) for Organ3 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Philip Hartmann

Op. 1218Celebration Fanfare (2017) for Organ3.5 min.

Carson Cooman, organ

Dedication: for Andreas Willscher

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Five Festive Organ Pieces, Set 1"

Op. 200Celestial Meditations (2000) for Organ and Brass Choir (3 Trumpets [1 C/2 Bb], 3 Horns, 2 Trombones, Tuba) or Organ, Brass Choir, and Timpani (3 Trumpets [1 C/2 Bb], Horn, 2 Trombones, Euphonium, Tuba) [2005 version]8 min.

Robert Lehman, organ; River City Brass Band; Denis Colwell, conductor

Dedication: for William Berg, Michael Stewart, and the Chicago Brass Choir

Commission: Commissioned for William Berg, Michael Stewart, and the Chicago Brass Choir with a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Howard Skelman / Revised 2005 version commissioned for Robert W. Lehman, Christ Church Episcopal, New Haven, Connecticut and the River City Brass Band, Denis Colwell, music director

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing