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A must needed call out for Rheinberger, who hasn't been mentioned yet in this thread.
To me (but I realize I've got a pretty deviant taste for an organist) his 20 sonatas are the best organ works since Bach, and his collections of shorter works display his genius as a composer as well.
What I find really important is that the German romantic organ composers, with Rheinberger at the helm, treated the organ much more idiomatically than their French contemporaries, who saw the instrument as an "Ersatz" orchestra. To me, that disqualifies most of their music, but then again, I know that's a minority view.
 
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