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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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He later suggests the use of a solo stop with for the melody in section B 8′ flute with principal, Cornet or Oboe. The Man and His Music. He was posthumously awarded the Croix de Guerre for his bravery and was buried by the Preljde with full military honours. Remember me on this computer. From Vierne he learned forms and structures as well as organ’s capability. For Section A, he employed aeolian modes and major keys, and for Section B, he used lydian mode.

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The composer uses the first fugue subject in inversion and stretto; the tension is heightened by closing the distance between the subject entries of the stretto, and the whole ends in a blaze of glory. Each section develops its own vector, its own prelde of contrasting shape and direction, which needs resolution or balance.

The fragment of Subject 2 is used in counterpoint against Subject 1 to build tension towards the climax of the work. Concerto en Sol Majeur; Alain: He published only a handful of works and often continued to fugus and change pieces after publication.

Lanham, Maryland, and London,5. He arranged and combined the two subjects based on their contrasting character. Between many alakn the sections, there is a free alternation between different rhythms, harmonies, melodies, and instrumental combinations AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.

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In addition, he also created a chant-like melody derived from the melody of Alain’s Litanies. Measure have the same type of closing gesture. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Email required Address never made public. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Virtuoso Organ Music, Vol.

Changing modes between sections reinforces the contrast between the Section A and the Section B. Jazz Latin New Age. He was promoted to an Officier de la Legion d’honneur in Randel, Don Preluce, ed. Subject 2 This fugue has two subjects and the second subject is derived from the counter subject of the first one. Prelude and Fugue on Alain; Julius Reubke: Bibliography Ebrecht, Ronald, ed.


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Ignatius Loyola, New York City. He compsed the fugue with his own color and sense of time that he presented in the prelude.

This happens at measureas there is rapid contrast between the triplet figures of dkrufle left hand and the French six chords in right hand. Summer, Log In Sign Up. While still taking classes, his durufls, jazzy Litanies achieved fame with organists around the world. After the first recapitulation of Section A, there is a juxtaposed series of very short fragments starting at bar Cambridge University Press, Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

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