organ compositions

Antoine Lefébure-Wély [Isaac-Francois Lefebvre] (1756 - 1831)

Performed pieces:

> Offertoire
> Fugue pour le Jour de Noel
> Récit de Hautbois. Air d'un Opéra de D'hécide pour servir de Noel
> Noel en Grand Choeur
> Ancien Noel. Grand Choeur
> Noel Suisse. Genre de Marche
> Noel, pour être joué en Choeur de Trompete
> [Noel.] Tambourins
> Noel Varié. Pour une Offertoire
> Noel pour un Grand Choeur

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Guillaume Lasceux (1740 - 1831)

The "Essai théorique et pratique" from 1809 is a fundamental contribution the establishment of a new organ music tradition after the French revolution. He present examples to every kind of organ piece in the new taste of Classizism. The "Essay" is therefore a school of organ composition as well as a school of organ playing. The pieces No. 1 to No.4 are very simple, but already the Duo No. 5 is not easy to play. With the Duo starts Lasceux a serie of large symphonic organ compositions. I think that the "Essai" was an inspiration for the collections of organ pieces by e. g. Batiste, Guilmant, Boellmann, Lefébure-Wély, Giguot etc.

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