Jehan Alain. Litanies, for organ, JA (AWV ). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. facebook · twitter · tumblr. The BBC artist page for Jehan Alain. Find the Jehan Alain Biography (BBC). Jehan . Litanies. Composer. Jehan Alain. Performer. Marie-Claire Alain (organ). Jehan Alain () Litanies. ‘When the Christian soul in distress can no longer find new words to implore the mercy of God, it repeats.

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Seule la foi poursuit son ascension. Henri Dutilleux ‘s Les citations contains a quotation from Jehan Alain’s music. For 17 years we provide a free and legal service for free sheet music without asking you anything in exchange. Litwnies legte schriftlich nieder, wie die Litaneien zu spielen seien: Jehan Alain whose medieval-looking first name is pronounced simply as ‘Jean’ was one of those people who lived fast as if knowing it would not be for long.

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He was also married by then, with three children. Into temptation lead us not; And when the foe doth war and plot Against our souls on every hand, Then, armed with faith, O may we stand Against him as a valiant host, Through comfort of the Holy Ghost. Radio 3 Live in Concert. This set was the first of Bach’s works to appear in print This short composition is based on a snatch of chant-like litannies, given as an incipit at the start of the work.


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A keen motorcyclist, he joined up as a dispatch rider. Jehan Alain Links MusicBrainz. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Jehan Alain Born 3 February Problems playing this file? Meanwhile, nehanhe had gained the position of organist at Saint-Nicolas in Maisons-Laffitte, not far from the parental home.

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The work concludes with an impressive downward chordal passage based jeuan a whole-tone scale, finally resolving in a large complex of notes that is neither predominantly major or minor. Artists Popular All Recommended.

Prayer is not a lament but a devastating tornado, flattening everything is its way. He uses this style not only in his free form works, but also in a number of his 47 settings of chorale tunes. Die Orgeln im Dom zu Bantzen.


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Litanies, for organ, JA 119 (AWV 100)

Der Partitur selbst geht ein Zitat voran, das auf den Tod einer seiner Schwestern im Jahredem Schaffensjahr dieses Werkes, anspielen mag. Both young men were determined to steer the French organ tradition on into troubled times; both were excited by Catholic theology, by modality Alain finding new life in the old modes of plainchantby the rhythms and harmonies of jazz and also by the Asian music they encountered at the Exposition Coloniale Internationale in Program notes by Linda Mack.

Litanies began as an organ piece called Phantasmagorie from which Alain drew some material for the later work which he originally called Supplications.

He left behind his wife, Madeleine Payan whom he had married intheir three offspring and a body of compositions viewed by many to have been amongst the most original of the 20th century. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia.