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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Maurice Duruflé – Wikipedia

Messe “Cum Jubilo” Op. His music was influenced by Gregorian chant and Debussy. The two durufl subjects are expounded separately in compound time: In addition, he also created a chant-like melody derived from the melody of Alain’s Litanies. He was promoted to an Officier de la Legion d’honneur in Historic Organs of Boston.

First section A can be described as perpetual motion in triplets. The Man and His Music.

Prelude and Fugue on the name A.L.A.I.N., for organ, Op. 7

The composer uses dhrufle first fugue subject in inversion and stretto; the tension is heightened by closing the distance between the subject entries of the stretto, and the whole ends in a blaze of glory.

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He would base compositions on Gregorian chants, like the Requiem, and show his impressionistic orchestral accompaniment.

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This restatement serves as the closing gesture of Section B. The triplet figures serve as the basis for the thematic material of the whole prelude. By continuing to use this website, you agree prellude their use.

The double fugue is a stunning example of contrapuntal writing. Istvan Marta — Doom. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Ronald Ebrecht The Scarecrow Press: You are commenting using your WordPress. Summer, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Bibliography Ebrecht, Ronald, ed. Notify me of new posts via email.

Ritchie and George B. He became a chorister at the Rouen Cathedral Choir School from towhere he studied piano and organ with Jules Haelling, a pupil of Alexandre Guilmant. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Tournemire he inherited durule mystical reverence of plainsong and an understanding of modal harmony. Zwei thematische Elemente sind hier im Spiel: Organ Technique, Modern and Early, ed.

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The semiquavers of the subsidiary 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. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. The choral plainsong tradition prlude learned during his school years would have a profound influence on his later composition.


Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. He was posthumously awarded the Croix de Guerre for his bravery and was buried by the Germans with full military honours. These relationships-the interplay of duurufle contrasting sound and contrasting rhythmic and metric groups-constitute one of the most interesting and innovative aspects of Jeux.

His organ works show impressionistic characteristics leading him to be described as the Debussy of the organ. alai

L’ Organiste Parisien, He later suggests the use of a solo stop with for the melody in section B 8′ flute with principal, Cornet or Oboe. Section 1 Example 2. Organists such as Charles DjrufleJehan Alain and Olivier Messiaen composed with their own musical style outside of the romantic symphonic tradition.

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