1735 Moucherel organ at the Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, Albi, France
1735 Moucherel organ at the Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, Albi, France

From Provence to the Pyrenees #1001

…between Marseille and Toulouse, we audition some of the instruments to be visited during our spring tour in the south of France.

Hour 1

LOUIS MARCHAND: Grand Jeu in C, from Organ Book II –Pierre Bardon (1775 Isnard/Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Sainte-Maximin la Sainte-Baume, France) Pierre Verany 784011

FRANÇOIS COUPERIN: Gloria, Chromhorne sur la taille; Trio les Desus sur la tierce; Dialogue sur les grands jeux, from Messe pour les Couvents –La Fidelissima Schola, Josep Cabré, conductor; Olivier Vernet (1789 J-P Cavaillé/Abbey of St. Guilhem-le-Désert, France) Ligia Digital 0104041

NICOLAUS BRUHNS: Praeludium con Fuga in g –Jan Willem Jansen (1981 Ahrend/Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France) Temperaments CD-316011

FRANÇOIS BENOIST: Prelude in g; Solo de hautbois, from Suite Number 9 –Martin Bambauer (1860 Cavaillé-Coll/Cathédrale Saint-Michel, Carcassonne, France) IFO 00 090

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Fugue on the Name ALAIN, Opus 7 –Jean-Pierre Lecauday (1983 Quoirin/Collegiale Saint Martin, Saint-Rémy-de-Province, France) RCA 7014

LOUIS-NICOLAS CLERAMBAULT: Suite on the 2nd Tone, Plein Jeu; Basse de Cromorne; Trio; Caprice sur les Grands JeuxMarie-Claire Alain (1735 Moucherel/Cathédrale Sainte-Cécile, Albi, France) Erato ECD-45460

JOSEPH BONNET: Caprice HeroiqueJean-Paul Imbert (1888 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilique Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, France) Festivo FECD-163

Filler –FRANÇOIS COUPERIN: Chromhorne sur la taille (see above)

Hour 2

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Fantasie in F, Opus 19, number 5 –Herman van Vliet (1888 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilique Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, France) Festivo 6962 092

AYMÉ KUNC: Sanctus-Benedictus, from Messe de Sainte-Cécile –Choeur Régional Midi-Pyrénées, Alix Bourbon, conductor; Yasuko Uyama-Bouvard (1864 Cavaillé-Coll/Jesu Church, Toulouse, France) Solstice CD-164

LOUIS-CLAUDE DAQUIN: Noël Number 6 –Michel Bouvard (1677 Delauney; 1982 Grenzing/St. Pierre de Chartreux, Toulouse, France) RCA 7021

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Variations, My young life has an endDelphine Collot, soprano; Georges Guillard (1973 Boisseau-Cattiaux/Abbatiale Saint-Michel, Gaillac, France) REM CD-311169

JEAN LANGLAIS: Intermezzo, Scherzo Cats from Troisieme SymphonieMarie-Louise Langlais (1997 Birouste/Église Saint-Vincent, Roquevaire, France) Festivo FECD-164

CHARLES CHAYNES: Prelude Number 1, from Vers la LumiereJean-Pierre Lecaudey (1983 Quoirin/Collegiale Saint Martin, Saint-Rémy-de-Province, France) Pavane ADW 7467

FRANZ LISZT: Prelude and Fugue on BACH –Louis Robilliard (1888 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilique Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, France) Festivo 6931 722

J.S. BACH: Fugue in d, S. 565 –Xavier Darasse (1775 Isnard/Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Sainte-Maximin la Sainte-Baume, France) INA 262017

Filler –MAURICE DURUFLÉ (see above)

Join us for a springtime adventure with music…May 9-20, 2010…as we explore historic and scenic venues and instruments from five centuries in southern France. Make your reservation today!