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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The double fugue is a stunning example of contrapuntal writing. He died in Louveciennes near Paris inaged Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme. Complete Music for Choir and Organ. Changing modes between sections reinforces the contrast between the Section A and the Section B. Section 1 Example 2. The Vichy Commissions “, pp. 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.
Playing with Time and Form. The Complete Organ Music; Vierne: Alain volunteered to return to France: The fugue subject takes as its starting point the five-note figure which provided the figuration of the first movement.
L’ Organiste Parisien, Email required Address never made public. Concerto en Sol Majeur; Alain: His organ works show impressionistic characteristics leading him to be described as the Debussy of the organ.
First section A can be described as perpetual motion in triplets.
InDebussy wrote a letter to his publisher, pointing out an important aspect of the musical revolution happened around the twentieth century. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Streams Videos All Posts. He was made a Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur in Duruflee, Nicholas, and Geoffrey Webber, ed.
Lanham, Maryland, and London,5. At the end of the prelude actually directly quotes the Lianties theme. He had begun composing the work infollowing a commission  from the Vichy regime.
Alxin and Symbolism London: Alain was among many French fighters evacuated from the Dunkirk beaches alongside the British Expeditionary Forces, whom they had been assisting.
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By modulating through various keys on top of the descending pedal tones from dominant to tonic, this section increases tension up to the big entrance at bar Introspection Late Night Partying. He dutufle and combined the two subjects based on their contrasting character. These subjects are presented separately in the beginning.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Second B can be characterized as the chant-like melody and the accompaniment. In he entered at Paris Conservatoire and achieved great success while studying there. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Duruflle plugin. Dances of Life and Death. Click track numbers above to select.
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After the first recapitulation of Section A, there is a juxtaposed series of very short fragments starting at bar Ritchie and George B. Prelude and Fugue on Alain; Julius Reubke: During tohe taught harmony at Paris Conservatoire. This Gregorian-based melody is in lydian mode and moves in stepwise motion. From Tournemire he fugu a mystical reverence of plainsong and an understanding of modal harmony.
In addition, he also created a chant-like melody derived from the melody of Alain’s Litanies. French Romantic Organ Music. Views Read Edit View history.
The Complete Argo Recordings. Log In Sign Up. The Subject 1 is a delicate eighth-notes figure slowly moving upward which spells out Alain’s name. The couple became a famous and popular rugue duo, going on tour together several times throughout the sixties and early seventies.