A la Francaix

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Pipedreams presents a delectation of French music, with particular emphasis on the organ works of the late Jean Francaix.

Program details:

GASPARD CORRETTE: Kyrie Versets, from Mass on the 8th Tone –Choir from the Dominican Convent of St. Maximin; Pierre Bardon (1775 Isnard/Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Sainte-Maximin la Sainte-Baume, France) Syrius CD-141388.

JEAN FRANCAIX: Suite Profane –Dame Gillian Weir (1974 Phelps/Hexham Abbey, Northumberland, England, UK) Priory PRCD752.

GUILLAUME-GABRIEL NIVERS: Kyrie Versets, from Organ Book Number 2 –John Elwes, tenor; Frédéric Munoz (1789 J-P Cavaillé/Abbey of St. Guilhem-le-Désert, France) XCP CD-5003.

JEAN FRANCAIX: Suite Carmelite –Georges Athanasiades (1950 Kuhn/Abbey Church, Saint Maurice, Switzerland) Tudor CD-7130.

CHARLES GOUNOD: Moderato maestoso, from Suite Concertante –Ingolstadt Philharmonic, Alfredo Ibarra, conductor; Franz Hauk (1977 Klais/Ingolstadt Münster, Germany) Guild GMCD 7185.