From the Publisher
This is the essential book for the organist who would love to improvise doesn't at present possess the necessary skills. Christopher Tambling's approach is systematic, practical and encouraging.
It begins with the simple decoration of hymns using cadences, ornaments and modulationand moves on to look at larger structures and freer forms.
There are suggestions for further exploratin of Baroque, Classical and Romantic models, with ecercises and harmony hints throughout to encourage confidence and creativity.