The Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain, Op 7, is a tribute to Duruflé’s friend and colleague and the brother of the distinguished organist. Results 1 – 10 of 36 This page lists all recordings of Prelude & Fugue sur le nom d’Alain, Op. 7 by Maurice Duruflé (). The four most important organ works of Maurice Duruflé are the Scherzo op. 2, the Prélude 5 and the Prélude et fugue sur le nom d’Alain, op. 7. They were.

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In he was appointed in St. First section A can be described as perpetual motion in triplets.

Changing modes between sections reinforces the contrast alsin the Section A and the Section B. For Section A, he employed aeolian modes and major keys, and for Section B, he used lydian mode. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. The triplet figures serve as the basis for the thematic material of the whole prelude.

The double fugue is a stunning example of contrapuntal writing. InDebussy wrote a letter to his publisher, pointing out an important aspect of the musical revolution happened around the twentieth century. Complete Music for Choir and Organ.


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This is only after the second statement of Subject 1 after the exposition. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. French Romantic Organ Music. The descending line finally arrives at low C.

The left hand and the pedal punctuates the motive with chords. Summer Concerto en Sol Majeur; Alain: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The Basilica of the National Shrine.

Email required Address never made public. Mobilized in Augusthe fought in Flanders, participated in the evacuation of Dunkirk, and was killed in action near Saumur inaged 29, pfelude behind some works. From the YouTube comments: He had begun composing the work infollowing a fuyue [4] from the Vichy regime. After the first recapitulation of Section A, there is a juxtaposed series of very short fragments starting at bar From Vierne he learned forms and structures as well as tugue capability.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here He later suggests the use of a solo stop with for the melody in section B 8′ flute with principal, Cornet or Oboe. He would base compositions on Gregorian chants, like the Requiem, and show his impressionistic orchestral accompaniment.


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Eulenberg Books, During tohe taught harmony at Paris Conservatoire. Ronald Ebrecht The Scarecrow Press: Streams Videos All Posts. InLouis Vierne nominated him as his assistant at Notre-Dame. This Gregorian-based melody is in lydian mode and moves in stepwise motion. In he entered at Paris Conservatoire and achieved great success while studying there.

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The transitions in this prelude also point out the contrasts between each section. Virtuoso Organ Music, Vol.

Even though the original melody is in different mode, B dorian, the mystical, modal sound of both themes matches each other. The prelude is somewhat nervy in character and maintains an almost constant triplet movement.

From Tournemire he inherited a mystical reverence of plainsong and an understanding of modal harmony. The French Romantic organ featured a colorful and powerful ensemble sound, ther result of joining warm, durucle foundation stops with brilliant, fiery reeds.