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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Jazz Latin New Age. He formed his original style by employing impressionism and Gregorian chant in his music. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here These relationships-the interplay of both contrasting sound and contrasting rhythmic and metric groups-constitute one alai the most interesting and innovative aspects of Jeux.
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. Notify me of new posts via email. He studied organ with Gigoutharmony with Jean Gallonfugue duurfle Caussadeaccompaniment with Estyle and composition with Dukas Introspection Late Night Partying.
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. First section A can be described as perpetual motion in triplets.
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The transitions in this prelude also point out the contrasts between each section. The fragment of Subject 2 is used in counterpoint against Subject 1 to build tension towards the climax of the work. Alain was among many French fighters evacuated from the Dunkirk beaches alongside the British Expeditionary Forces, whom they had been assisting.
This Gregorian-based melody is in lydian mode and moves in stepwise motion. Dances of Life and Death. Cambridge University Press, This page was last edited on 20 Decemberfigue AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. The two fugue subjects are expounded separately in compound time: Share on facebook twitter tumblr. The triplet figures serve as the basis for the thematic material of the whole prelude.
For Section A, he employed aeolian modes and major keys, and for Section B, he used lydian mode. In he entered at Paris Conservatoire and prelyde great success while studying there. Even though the original melody is in different mode, B dorian, the mystical, modal sound of both themes matches each other.
This happens at measureas there is rapid contrast between the triplet figures of the left hand and the French six chords in right hand. The result of this perfectionism is that his music, especially his organ music, tends to be well polished, and is still frequently performed in alan by organists around the world. Streams Videos All Posts. Historic Organs of Boston. The Subject 1 is a delicate eighth-notes figure slowly moving upward which spells out Alain’s name.
His organ works show impressionistic characteristics leading xurufle to be described as the Debussy of the organ.
Second B can be characterized as the chant-like melody and the accompaniment. Between many of the sections, there is a free alternation between different rhythms, harmonies, melodies, and instrumental combinations The Man and His Music”.
At the end of the prelude actually directly quotes the Lianties theme.
Don’t show me this message again. He was made a Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur in A slight increase in tempo and a new theme in semiquavers bring an increase in tension, and this new theme is gradually combined with the first.