Maurice Durufle at the organ
Maurice Durufle at the organ

In Memoriam Maurice Durufle #8702

…A musical tribute to the famous French composer and organist, featuring his own performances.

G.F. HANDEL: Organ Concerto No. 8 in A, Op. 8, no. 2  Maurice Durufle, solo and Marie-Madeleine Durufle-Chevalier, accompaniment (National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.)

Tournemire (trans. Durufle): Improvisation on the Te Deum  Maurice Durufle (Aeolian-Skinner organ at Christ Church Cathedral, St. Lous)

Tournemire (tran. Durufle): Cantilene  Charles Tournemire (1859 Cavaillé-Coll/Ste. Clotilde, Paris, France)

Charles Tournemire made a series of historic recorded improvisations in the early 1930s which were transcribed into musical notation by Durufle, a Tournemire pupil by whose labors the repertoire was immeasurably enriched.

Tournemire (tran. Durufle): Petite Rhapsodie;  Maurice Durufle (1956 Beuchet-Debierre/St. Etienne Du Mont, Paris, France)

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Prelude & Fugue on the Name Alain, Op. 7  Carla Edwards (Casavant-Pilzecker organ/Mariner's Church, Detroit)

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Suite, Op. 5  Thomas Murray (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City)