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French Organ Music from the 19th & 20th Centuries: Widor, Vierne, Alain, Böellmann & Gigout / Marie-Claire Alain, organ

Album Summary

>Widor, Charles-Marie : Organ Symphony no 5, Op. 42 no 1 in F minor
>Gigout, Eugène : 10 Pieces for organ
>Boëllmann, Léon : Suite gothique, Op. 25 or organ
>Vierne, Louis : Organ Symphony no 1, Op. 14 in D minor
>Vierne, Louis : Organ Symphony no 2, Op. 20 in E minor
>Vierne, Louis : 24 Pièces de fantaisie for organ, Suite no 2 , Op. 53
>Alain, Jehan : Deux Danses à Agni Yavishta, for organ, JA 77-78 (AWV 61)
>Alain, Jehan : Le jardin suspendu, for organ, JA 71 (AWV 63)
>Alain, Jehan : Variations sur un thème de Clément Janequin, for organ, JA 118 (AWV 99)
>Alain, Jehan : Berceuse sur deux notes qui cornent, for organ, JA 7bis (AWV 5)
>Alain, Jehan : Litanies, for organ, JA 119 (AWV 100)
>Alain, Jehan : Postlude pour l'Office de Complies, for organ, JA 29 (AWV 13)
>Alain, Jehan : Suite, for organ, JA 69-70, 82 (AWV 86)
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Following the rebirth of the Erato label in 2013, this series provides a retrospective of the label's landmark recordings from the years between 1953, the year it was founded, and 2003, when it ceased operation for 10 years. This release includes organ works by Widor, Vierne, Alain, Boellmann and Gigout performed by Marie-Claire Alain.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Église Sainte-Clotilde, Paris, France (02/27/1955/02/28/1955); Saint Merri Church, Paris (02/27/1955/02/28/1955); Église Sainte-Clotilde, Paris, France (03/1955); Saint Merri Church, Paris (03/1955).



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Works Details

>Widor, Charles-Marie : Organ Symphony no 5, Op. 42 no 1 in F minor :: Finale
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Notes: Saint-Clotilde Basilica, Paris, France (02/27/1955-02/28/1955)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1880

>Gigout, Eugène : 10 Pieces for organ :: IV. Toccata in B minor
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Notes: Saint-Clotilde Basilica, Paris, France (02/27/1955-02/28/1955)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890

>Boëllmann, Léon : Suite gothique, Op. 25 or organ :: IV. Toccata
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Notes: Saint-Clotilde Basilica, Paris, France (02/27/1955-02/28/1955)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1895

>Vierne, Louis : Organ Symphony no 1, Op. 14 in D minor :: VI. Finale
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Notes: Saint-Clotilde Basilica, Paris, France (02/27/1955-02/28/1955)
  • Running Time: 6 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1899

>Vierne, Louis : Organ Symphony no 2, Op. 20 in E minor :: III. Scherzo
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Notes: Saint-Clotilde Basilica, Paris, France (02/27/1955-02/28/1955)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1903

>Vierne, Louis : 24 Pièces de fantaisie for organ, Suite no 2 , Op. 53 :: 6. Toccata
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Notes: Saint-Clotilde Basilica, Paris, France (02/27/1955-02/28/1955)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1926

>Alain, Jehan : Deux Danses à Agni Yavishta, for organ, JA 77-78 (AWV 61)
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 10/13/1932

>Alain, Jehan : Le jardin suspendu, for organ, JA 71 (AWV 63)
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 10/1934

>Alain, Jehan : Variations sur un thème de Clément Janequin, for organ, JA 118 (AWV 99)
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Alain, Jehan : Berceuse sur deux notes qui cornent, for organ, JA 7bis (AWV 5)
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 08/1929

>Alain, Jehan : Litanies, for organ, JA 119 (AWV 100)
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 08/1937

>Alain, Jehan : Postlude pour l'Office de Complies, for organ, JA 29 (AWV 13)
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 08/1930

>Alain, Jehan : Suite, for organ, JA 69-70, 82 (AWV 86)
  • Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (Organ)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1935