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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Notify me of new comments via email. The double fugue is a stunning example of contrapuntal writing. He compsed the fugue with his own color and sense of time that he presented in the prelude. The left hand plays the extended melody from the B section. Historic Organs of Boston.

Summer, He had begun composing the work infollowing a commission [4] from the Vichy regime. French Romantic Organ Music. The site is also available peelude several languages.

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The Complete Organ Music; Vierne: Jann Pasler mentioned in his article: Prelude and Fugue on Alain; Julius Reubke: In he entered at Paris Conservatoire and achieved great success while studying aalin. Streams Videos All Posts.

Therefore, the contrast between the two sections by using different registrations is another way to help determine the form. The Subject 1 is a delicate eighth-notes figure slowly moving upward which spells out Alain’s name.


On 20 Junehe was assigned to reconnoitre the German advance on the eastern side of Saumur, and encountered a group of German soldiers at Le Petit-Puy. During these alterations, the changes of modes happens every four measures. He formed his original style by employing impressionism and Gregorian chant in his music. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Email required Address never made public.

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During tohe taught harmony at Paris Conservatoire. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Views Read Edit View history.

AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Ritchie and George B. Lanham, Maryland, and London,5. Help Center Find new research papers in: He studied organ with Gigoutharmony with Jean Gallonfugue with Caussadeaccompaniment with Estyle and composition with Dukas Concerto en Sol Majeur; Alain: Thistlethwaite, Nicholas, and Geoffrey Webber, ed. Oxford University Press, ], I do not seek to take sides in that particular debate and ask that you please refrain from stirring up further controversy.

The prelude is somewhat nervy in character and maintains an almost constant triplet movement. Changing modes between sections reinforces the contrast between the Section A and the Section B.

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The two fugue subjects are expounded separately in compound time: Subject 2 This fugue has two subjects and the second subject is derived from the counter subject of the first one. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. 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.

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At the same time, the F on the final eighth note at bar 42 and G on the next measure, fguue the mode into lydian toward the B Section. This happens at measureas there is rapid contrast between the triplet figures of the left hand and the French six chords in right hand. Introspection Late Night Partying.

Section 1 Example 2. For instance, the Toccata from Suite, op. For Section A, he employed aeolian modes and major keys, and for Section B, he used lydian mode.