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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Litanies, JA (Alain, Jehan) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

Added, go to My Music to see full list. Shine in our hearts, O Spirit, precious light; Teach us Jesus Christ to know aright, That we may abide in the Lord who bought us, Till to our true home he has brought us.

Not yet 30 when he met his end, he had already produced a large output, especially of music for organ his own instrument and piano.

Comp Date August, Reason has reached its limits: French composer Jehan Alain inscribed these words on the score of his descriptive work Litanieswritten in anguish over the loss of his year-old sister Marie-Odile in a mountain accident. Radio 3 Live in Concert. Always interested in mechanics, Alain was a skilled motorcyclist and became a dispatch rider in the Eighth Motorised Armour Division of the French Army.


Five days later France capitulated. Thine let it be In time, and through eternity!

Die Orgeln im Dom zu Bantzen. Jazz Latin New Age. The expressive Pentecostal prayer treats the chorale tune in a discretely coloratura manner while the accompaniment offers short fragments of imitative interest. Find out more about our use of this data.

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The plainsong phrase which opens the music is repeated continually, propelled by a locomotive rhythm to an ecstatic climax. Priere from Dix Pieces Buxtehude: He also played regularly at the Rue Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth synagogue. Virtuoso Organ Music, Vol. Annotate this sheet music.

Free sheet music : Jehan, Alain – JA – Litanies (Organ solo)

He uses this style not only in his free form works, but also in a number litaanies his 47 settings of chorale tunes. The work concludes with an impressive downward chordal passage based on a whole-tone scale, finally resolving in a large complex of notes that is neither predominantly major or apain.

French Organ Music from the 19th and 20th Centuries. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. 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 uehan 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 Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.


Don’t show me this message again. Like Messiaen, Alain found his musical voice a,ain still in his teens, though nothing was published untilwhen a few of his organ pieces, already numerous, appeared in print. Jehan received his initial training in the piano from Augustin Pierson, the organist of Saint-Louis at Versailles, and in the organ from his father, who had built a four-manual instrument in the family sitting room.

Jehan Alain

The limit of reason is past. Bach, but also his mastery of stylus fantasticus.

Coming around a curve, and hearing the approaching tread of the Germans, he abandoned his motorcycle and engaged the enemy troops with his carbine, killing 16 of them before being killed himself.

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This set was the first of Bach’s works to appear in print Two years later his sister Marie-Odile died in a mountaineering accident, an event that shook this very close family. Died 20 June Drinking Hanging Out In Love. The youngest of them, Marie-Claire b. Complete Works for Organ.