Besides his organ work Werner Jacob composed in almost all genres. His compostion include numerous organ pieces; organ chamber music, including: Verbum mei (1996) for horn and organ in F for a Responsorium "Maulbronn-Lichtentahler Antiphonale" (1996); ... Sine nomine super nominam ... I, fantasaia for organ, timpani and percussions (1985); Quartet for oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon (1960).
Choral works, including: De visione resurrectionis for mixed choir, baritone solo, two percussion groups and organ (1966); Telos nomou for speaker and instruments; Biblische Szene Babel for speaker, 5 Soliloquenten and mixed choir; Canticum II-Canticum Canticorum for soloists, chorus and instrumentalists; Canticum III: Canticum Caritatis Wenn ich mit Menschen und Engelszungen redete for soprano, 2 gongs and tam-tam (1991). Up to last days, he wrote a still unfinished work for large symphony orchestra. Werner Jacob recorded on EMI Classics the complete organ works of J.S. Bach and the great organ works of Max Reger. Werner Jacob died on May 23, 2006, after a long illness at the age of 68.
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