French classical organists
Olivier Latry at the organ at the Cathedral of Notre Dame
Film by http://www.pipe-organ-recordings.com Olivier Latry is one of three organists at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. He is one of the finest concert...
French organist crucifies Jerusalem at our wedding
Is this the funniest rendition of Blake / Parry's Jerusalem you have ever heard? At our recent wedding in Brittany, the French organist led the (half English...
Hymn Rejoice the Lord is King | Todd Wilson Organist | Kilgen Pipe Organ
Organist Todd Wilson recorded the hymn Rejoice the Lord is King on the Kilgen Pipe Organ at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Brooklyn, NY. Come hear French Organ...
Olivier Latry Organist improvises at a pipe organ dedication
Film by http://www.pipe-organ-recordings.com Come hear the organ: http://www.olrbrooklyn.org/organ-recitals-in-new-york-city/ October 18, 2013 | 7pm | Brookl...
Charles Marie Widor - Organ Symphony No. 6 (1879)
Charles-Marie Jean Albert Widor (21 February 1844 – 12 March 1937) was a French organist, composer and teacher. Symphony No. 6 Op. 42, No. 2 (1879) 1. Allegr...
Louis Vierne - 24 Pièces en style libre, Op. 31 Livre II (1914)
Louis Victor Jules Vierne (8 October 1870 – 2 June 1937) was a French organist and composer. 24 Pièces en style libre, Op.31 pour orgue ou harmonium Livre II...
Louis Vierne - 24 Pièces en style libre, Op.31 Livre I (1913)
Louis Victor Jules Vierne (8 October 1870 – 2 June 1937) was a French organist and composer. 24 Pièces en style libre, Op.31 pour orgue ou harmonium Livre I ...
Charles Marie Widor - Symphony No. 6 arr. for Organ and Orchestra (First Movement)
Charles-Marie Jean Albert Widor (21 February 1844 – 12 March 1937) was a French organist, composer and teacher. Symphony No. 6 Op. 42, No. 2 (1879) This arra...
Humansdorp organist plays organ in the Reformed Church Etoile, Paris, France.
During June/July 2013 I visited Europe in the company of a group of South African organists. We visited various organ builders, attended concerts and also ha...
Louis Vierne - Cathédrales (Suite IV Op. 55, No. 3)
Louis Victor Jules Vierne (8 October 1870 - 2 June 1937) was a French organist and composer. 24 Pièces de Fantaisie en quatre Suites Op. 55 Suite No. 4 (1927...
Beach Metro News
Beach Metro News
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:50:08 -0800
Asked if he is strongly influenced by German organ composers, like Bach, Licht said he actually prefers French organists Olivier Messiaen and Charles-Marie Widor. “I really enjoy Bach,” he said. “He's the composer, the supreme German, and I know the ...
The Brown Daily Herald
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:03:45 -0700
Cooper Nelson said it was Steinbach's idea to watch the schedule of European — particularly French — organists who are already touring on the East Coast and ask them to make a stop in Providence, so the University would not have to pay for a ...
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:08:43 -0800
Marie-Claire Alain, who has died aged 86, was the grande dame of French organists and the daughter of a great French musical family. She was one of only two people to record the entire music of JS Bach three times and was widely regarded as an ...
Huffington Post (blog)
Thu, 31 May 2012 08:27:01 -0700
Most people, even fans of classical music, haven't heard of the composer Louis Vierne. But in a few days, I'm going to be playing all six of his organ symphonies in New York City. It's actually pretty rare to hear even one of these symphonies, so what ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Sat, 06 Apr 2013 06:10:55 -0700
The great Gothic cathedral of Notre Dame is one of the busiest tourist destinations in Paris, with more than 14 million visitors every year. At any given time there might be 3000 people inside the main church. "It's a bit like a railway station ...
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 08:45:00 -0700
In April 1882, the work premiered in Paris, where Widor was lauded as “the king of French organists.” In May 1882, it was performed for the royal court at Royal Albert Hall. In 1919, Leopold Stokowski conducted the Philadelphia Orchestra in the ...
Tue, 03 Apr 2012 05:28:07 -0700
So, a final recital was scheduled -- supposedly Vierne's 1,750th performance -- and he shared it with his pupil, Maurice Duruflé. Vierne finished playing one of his own compositions and was about to begin an improvisation. French organists are well ...
Houston Chronicle (blog)
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:49:44 -0800
He himself was a virtuoso organist, and he was one of the first French organists to tour the United States. The symphony is sturdily constructed and full of gorgeous melody, secure counterpoint and rhythmic momentum. It's a finely crafted piece of ...
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