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Litanies (Jehan Alain)

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  1. Sep 28,  · Good to see you back, David. A bit of Googling suggests that there might indeed be something in this tale. If I am reading this chapter from Gavoty's book correctly (and, for me, the translation is almost as impenetrable as the French), it would appear that Alain was evacuated from Dunkirk to England in and did get to play an organ in Bournemouth.
  2. Jehan Ariste Alain (February 3, – June 20, ) was a French organist and composer. He's the son of Albert Alain and the brother of Jehan Alain and Marie-Claire Alain.
  3. “Jehan Alain () was a French organist and composer. His Litanies for Organ was composed in and is a sublime addition to the instrument's repertoire. Alain studied with Organ virtuosos, Guilmant and Vierne and was primarily an organist and composer of religious music.
  4. Litanies. Jehan Alain About this Piece. Jehan Alain () was heir to the French organ tradition, literally and figuratively. His father was organist and composer Albert Alain, his brother Olivier Alain was a pianist and composer, and his sister Marie-Claire Alain was an organist who recorded Jehan’s music (as well as three traversals.
  5. Litanies for the Holy Souls in Purgatory Memorial Prayer for the Suffering Souls in Purgatory The Litany of St. Joan of Arc The Litany of St. John the Baptist The Litany of St. John Berchmans The Litany of St. John of the Cross The Litany of St. John of God St. John Fisher: See Litany for the Church Litany of St. Joseph Litany to St. Joseph for.
  6. The Litanies, perhaps Alain's best-known work, packs more into its brief four minutes than many lengthy works of others. Authenticity is assured as the organist here (and in a second volume of Alain's organ music) is Marie-Claire Alain, Jehan's sister, who has long championed his works. She performs on a Besancon organ Alain knew well and /5(3).
  7. Litanies, JA (Alain, Jehan) Since this work was first published after with the prescribed copyright notice, it is unlikely that this work is public domain in the USA. However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted), the EU, and in those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years or meztishakarlandanayaforcehammer.xyzinfoer: Alain, Jehan.
  8. "Litanies" is a clue to Alain's own musical language which, in spite of superficial resemblances, cannot be confused with that of Messiaen, who admired him. You Read more have to be prepared for some action noise on the Dutch Het Van den Heuvel instrument but it has some wonderful colours which Trotter carefully matches to Alain's suggestions.
  9. This 3 CD set is simply fantastic. Most organ music fans are familiar with Jehan Alain's most famous composition "Litanies" which belongs in the top 10 list of the greatest organ compositions of all time, in my opinion. It is no surprise then that "Litanies" opens disc one/5(8).

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