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Dompierre: 24 Preludes / Lefevre

Release Date: 10/16/2012 
Label:  Analekta   Catalog #: 292923   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  François Dompierre
Performer:  Alain Lefèvre
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Like those of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, the 24 Preludes by Francois Dompierre were written in all major and minor keys, but within modern idioms, with occasional references to popular music such as jazz, boogie woogie and contemporary techniques.

"The themes are set out very simply and put the listener at ease, then the story becomes more complex, with forks (in the road) becoming totally unpredictable. As a result, the gestation period for the work requires a great deal of attention on the part of the player. My friend Alain Lefèvre has the faced this challenge brilliantly. It only remains for me to wish that others who wish to perform it also allow for this." - Francois Dompierre, (Edited and
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Works on This Recording

Preludes (24) by François Dompierre
Performer:  Alain Lefèvre (Piano)
Period: 20th/21st Centuries 
Written: Canada 

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