1774 Isnard organ at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, France
1774 Isnard organ at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, France

A la Francaix. #1223

…a delectation of French music, with particular emphasis on the organ works of centenarian Jean Francaix (1912-1997)

Hour 1

GASPARD CORRETTE: Kyrie Versets, from Mass on the 8th Tone –Choir from the Dominican Convent of St. Maximin; Pierre Bardon (1775 Isnard/Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Sainte-Maximin la Sainte-Baume, France) Syrius CD-141388

JEAN FRANCAIX: Suite ProfaneDame Gillian Weir (1974 Phelps/Hexham Abbey, Northumberland, England, UK) Priory PRCD752

GUILLAUME-GABRIEL NIVERS: Kyrie Versets, from Organ Book Number 2 –John Elwes, tenor; Frédéric Munoz (1789 J-P Cavaillé/Abbey of St. Guilhem-le-Désert, France) XCP CD-5003

JEAN FRANCAIX: Suite CarmeliteGeorges Athanasiades (1950 Kuhn/Abbey Church, Saint Maurice, Switzerland) Tudor CD-7130

CHARLES GOUNOD: Moderato maestoso, from Suite Concertante –Ingolstadt Philharmonic, Alfredo Ibarra, conductor; Franz Hauk (1977 Klais/Ingolstadt Münster, Germany) Guild GMCD 7185

Hour 2

JOSEPH BONNET: Etude de Concert, Number 2 & Deuxieme Legende, Number 10, from 12 New Pieces, Opus 7 –Frédéric Ledroit (1965 Beuchet-Debierre/St. Peter Cathedral, Angouleme, France) Skarbo 1026

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Chorale, Je t'appelle, Seigneur Jesus, Opus 28, number 37. JEAN-BAPTISTE LULLY: 3 Airs –Nicolas Planchon, trumpet; Christopher Hainsworth (1861; 1881 Puget/Cathédrale Saint-Nazaire, Béziers, France) NPLCH 01

GABRIEL FAURÉ (transcribed by Robilliard): Pelléas et Melisande Suite, Opus 80 –Louis Robilliard (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-François-de-Sales, Lyon, France) Festivo 6961 942

JEAN FRANCAIX: L’Apocalypse selon St. Jean [193]; Marche Solennelle [1956] –Bernhard Kratzer & Martin Maier, trumpets; Jürgen Essl (1979 Sandtner/Dom Sankt Martin, Rottenburg-am-Neckar, Germany) Fermate CD-20018