Episode 176 – June 16, 2019

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This week we hear music of Jehan Alain and Maurice Duruflé.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Fugue sur le thème du Carillon des Hours de la Cathédrale de Soissons, op. 12
Composer: Maurice Duruflé
Organist: Ken Cowan
Album: Ken Cowan plays The Great Organ – Pro Organo CD 7253
Organ: 1954 IV/151 Aeolian-Skinner/Quimby, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City, New York, USA

Title: Variations sur un thème de Clément Jannequin (JA 118)
Composer: Jehan Alain
Organist: Jean-Baptiste Robin
Album: Alain – Complete Organ Works – Brilliant Classics 94233
Organ: 2004 III/79 Aubertin, Saint-Louis-en-l’Ile, Paris, France

Title: Hommage à Jean Gallon
Composer: Maurice Duruflé
Organist: Henry Fairs
Album: Maurice Durufle Complete Organ Music – Naxos 8.557924
Organ: 1885 III/72 Cavaille-Coll/Gloton-Debierre, Notre-Dame d’Auteuil, Paris, France

Title: Pas trop lent, Expressif, No. 8 from Collection 1, Vingt petites pièces pour Harmonium ou Orgue
Composer: Albert Alain
Organist: Jason Alden
Album: French Organ Music – Raven OAR-972
Organ: 2015 III/73 Juget-Sinclair, Christ the King Catholic Church, Dallas, Texas, USA

Title: Scherzo in E minor
Composer: Albert Alain
Organist: Marie-Claire Alain
Album: Organ Encores – Erato D 102964
Organ: 1894 III/51 Cavaille-Coll/Merklin, Saint-Antoine des Quinze-Vingts, Paris, France

Title: Fantasmagorie
Composer: Jehan Alain
Organist: Kevin Bowyer
Album: Alain – The Complete Works for Organ – Nimbus Records NI 5552
Organ: 1995 IV/89 Marcussen and Son, St. Augustine’s Chapel, Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, England

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Title: Meditation, op. Posth.
Composer: Maurice Duruflé
Organist: Henry Fairs
Album: Maurice Durufle Complete Organ Music – Naxos 8.557924
Organ: 1885 III/72 Cavaille-Coll/Gloton-Debierre, Notre-Dame d’Auteuil, Paris, France

Title: Requiem, op. 9 – Introit, Kyrie
Composer: Maurice Duruflé
Organist: Kevin Clarke
Album: Two French Masses – Pro Organo CD 2992
Organ: 1961 IV/65 Aeolian-Skinner/Noack, Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, Texas, USA

Title: Prélude, Adagio et Choral varié sur le thème du Veni Creator, op. 4
Composer: Maurice Duruflé
Organist: Douglas Cleveland
Album: Celestial Fire – Gothic G49113
Organ: 1997 III/70 Goulding and Wood, St. Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, Indiana, USA
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