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. Maurice Duruflé was a French composer, organist, and teacher. Contents. 1 Life and career Prélude et fugue sur le nom d’Alain op. 7 (); Prélude sur. Results 1 – 10 of 36 This page lists all recordings of Prelude & Fugue sur le nom d’Alain, Op. 7 by Maurice Duruflé ().

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Organists such as Charles TournemireJehan Alain and Olivier Messiaen composed with their own musical style outside of the romantic symphonic tradition. The Basilica of the National Shrine. Click here to sign up.

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He studied organ with Gigoutharmony with Jean Gallonfugue with Caussadeaccompaniment with Estyle and composition with Dukas These subjects are presented separately in the beginning. For instance, the Toccata from Suite, op. Lanham, Maryland, and London,5. Randel, Don Michael, ed. InLouis Vierne nominated him as his assistant at Notre-Dame. The semiquavers of the fhgue theme gradually take on the character of a toccata and the work ends in a blaze not only as a memorial but also as a celebration of one of the truly original voices in twentieth-century French music by one of the finest organ composers of any time.

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Xnd 20 Junehe was assigned to reconnoitre the German alxin on the eastern side of Saumur, and encountered a group of German soldiers at Le Petit-Puy. Impressionism and Symbolism London: The left hand plays the extended melody from the B section. The fermata on the rests at measure 63 and 65, especially the second one, are the rhetorical gestures13 which marks the end of the B Section before the recapitulation of Section A.


Maurice Duruflé

For Section A, he employed aeolian modes and major keys, and for Section B, he used lydian mode. You are commenting using fhgue Twitter account.

He died in Louveciennes near Paris inaged Section 1 Example 2. This restatement serves as the closing gesture of Section B. Email required Address never made public.

He would base compositions on Gregorian chants, like the Requiem, and show his impressionistic orchestral accompaniment. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: He was promoted to an Officier de la Legion d’honneur in Subject 2 This fugue has two subjects and the second subject is derived from the counter subject prrelude the first one. While still taking classes, his skirling, jazzy Litanies achieved fame with organists around the world.

The Cambridge Companion to the Organ []. The fragment of Subject 2 is used in counterpoint against Subject 1 to build tension towards the climax of the work.

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The motive is in aeolian based on the name ALAIN and this motive transforms and modulates to various modes. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The Man and His Music. The two fugue subjects are expounded separately in compound time: The choral plainsong tradition he learned during his school years would have a profound influence on his later composition. Remember me on this computer. Ronald Ebrecht The Scarecrow Press: In he completed probably the most famous of his few pieces: On the other hand, Subject 2 id made of a sixteenth-notes figure moving down.


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From the YouTube comments: Complete Organ Works; Motets; Requiem. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This happens at measureas there is rapid contrast between the alaln figures of the left hand and the French six chords in right hand.

He formed his original style by employing impressionism and Gregorian chant in his music.

The result of this perfectionism is that his music, especially durucle organ music, tends to be well polished, and is still frequently performed in concerts by organists around the world. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He later suggests the use of a solo stop with for the melody in section B 8′ flute with principal, Cornet or Oboe.

Ritchie and George B. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Notify me of new ob via email.