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Dances Of Life And Death - Alain, Duruflé / Whitehead


Release Date: 04/26/2005 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10315   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jehan-Ariste AlainMaurice Duruflé
Performer:  William Whitehead
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Organist William Whitehead has gained a reputation for his engaging and inspiring interpretation of the organ repertoire. This disc contains a transcription for organ of Duruflé's orchestral piece 'Danse lente', the first ever such transcription, for which the Duruflé Association has granted William Whitehead sole performance rights. Organist William Whitehead has gained a reputation for his engaging and inspiring interpretation of the organ repertoire. This disc contains a transcription for organ of Duruflé's orchestral piece 'Danse lente', the first ever such transcription, for which the Duruflé Association has granted William Whitehead sole performance rights. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Danses (3) for Organ, AWV 119/Op. 81 by Jehan-Ariste Alain
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937-1939; France 
2.
Aria for Organ, AWV 120 by Jehan-Ariste Alain
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; France 
3.
Danses (2) à Agni Yavishta for Organ, AWV 61 by Jehan-Ariste Alain
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; France 
4.
Variations sur "Lucis Creator," for organ, JA 27 (AWV 29) by Jehan-Ariste Alain
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: 01/1932; France 
5.
Litanies for Organ, AWV 100/Op. 79 by Jehan-Ariste Alain
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; France 
6.
Le jardin suspendu for Organ, AWV 63 by Jehan-Ariste Alain
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; France 
7.
Dances (3) for Orchestra, Op. 6 by Maurice Duruflé
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; France 
8.
Prelude et fugue sur le nom d'Alain, Op. 7 by Maurice Duruflé
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; France 

Sound Samples

3 Danses, AWV 119: No. 1. Joies -
3 Danses, AWV 119: No. 2. Deuils danse funebre pour honorer une memoire heroique
3 Danses, AWV 119: No. 3. Luttes
Aria, AWV 120
2 Danses a Agni Yavishta, AWV 61: No. 1. Allegro -
2 Danses a Agni Yavishta, AWV 61: No. 2. Pas vite
Variations sur l'hymne Lucas creator, AWV 29: Variations sur l'hymne Lucis creator, AWV 29
3 Danses for Orchestra, Op. 6: 3 Danses, Op. 6: Danse lente
Litanies, AWV 100
Le jardin suspendu, AWV 63
Prelude et fugue sur le nom d'Alain, Op. 7: Prelude
Prelude et fugue sur le nom d'Alain, Op. 7: Fugue

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