Langlais On Langlais

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Sunday, May 15, 2011

This week we celebrate blind French composer Jean Langlais (1902-1991) by featuring his performances with his wife, Marie-Louise Langlais, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of his death.

Program Details

JEAN LANGLAIS: Te Deum, from Trois Paraphrases Grégoriennes, Op. 5, no. 3 [1935]; La Nativité, from Poemes evangeliques, Op. 2 [1936] –Jean Langlais (1859 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilique Sainte Clotilde, Paris, France) Solstice CD-01

LANGLAIS: Noël Breton, No. 4; Jésus, mon Sauveur béni, No. 5; from Huit Chants de Bretagne, Op. 161 [1975] –Jean Langlais (1868 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France) Solstice CD-165

LANGLAIS: Salve Regina Improvisation –Jean Langlais (1970 Rieger/Marienstatt Abbey, Germany) Motette CD MOT 50821

LANGLAIS: Missa Salve Regina, Op. 85 [1954] –Basilica Choir and Instruments, Teri Larson, conductor; Marie-Louis Langlais & Christina Harmon (1949 Wicks/Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded October 29, 2003

Comments [2]

Todd from NYC

Brilliant!

May. 19 2011 02:23 PM

Thank you.

May. 19 2011 12:54 AM

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