Voluntary No. 1 from Ten Voluntaries, Op. 5

In Baroque England, the organ was very much of part of Christian worship services and composers became especially keen on using the different stops (specific sets of pipes and sounds) available on an organ. One such stop that particularly captured the imagination of the great British composers was the “Trumpet” stop, which, like a trumpet, belted out loud and clarion-like sounds. It even created, in a way, its own genre of music called the Trumpet Voluntary