In the South of France

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Sunday, August 22, 2010

On this week's Pipedreams, some aural postcards from our spring visits to organs in the region from Provence to the Pyrenees.


CHARLES PIROYE: La Royal –Philippe Bardon (1775 Isnard/Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, St. Maximin la Sainte-Baume, France) Editions EMA 9511

J-J BEAUVARLET CHARPENTIER: Noël, Or dites-nous Marie. GUILLAUME LASCEUX: Grand Jeu pour servir d’Offertoire –Chantal de Zeeuw (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/Cathedrale Saint-Sauveur, Aix-en-Provence, France) Pierre Verany 785032/3

MEL BONIS: 2 Pieces (Contemplazione; Corteggio nuziale) –Chantal de Zeeuw (1997 Birouste/Eglise Saint-Vincent, Roquevaire, France) Voice Lyrics 343

GABRIEL PIERNÉ: 3 Pieces (Prélude; Cantilene; Scherzando) –Jean-Pierre Lecaudey (1866 Puget/Eglise Saint-Michel, Lagrasse, France) Pavane 7426

ANONYMOUS: Suite, from Livre de St. Aphrodise [Beziers, @1735] JEAN-DOMINIQUE PASQUET: Notturno for Trumpet and Organ. CHARLES JUSTIN: March in C –Nicolas Planchon, trumpet; Christopher Hainsworth (1861; 1881 Puget/Cathedrale Saint-Nazaire, Béziers, France) Association Beziers 001

MAX REGER: Intermezzo, Op. 59, no. 3 –Stéphane Bois (1891 Link/Cathedral Saint-Maurice, Mirepoix) AAOM 01

Filler - NIVERS: Recit de cromorne (OXP 5003) (see below)

Pictures from the Spring 2010 PIPEDREAMS Tour in southern France are available on the Pipedreams Facebook page. We’ll be announcing the tour for 2011 very soon!

Comments [2]

Phil from NYC from NYC

Earl - agree with you schedule seems off. Found it at

Answer is SAMUEL SEBASTIAN WESLEY: Psalm Tune (Westminster) Andante in F, Book 1, #2 –John Robinson (1856 Willis-1962 Walker/Carlisle Cathedral, England, UK) Priory 1015

Aug. 16 2010 09:21 PM
earl jaffe from NJ

how can I find out what's playing now? just (10:40 pm, sunday 10/15) finished a lovely choral piece by "Wesley" (? the announcer speaks so fast) and I don't see it on the "pipedreams" list or on the program list. thanks.

Aug. 15 2010 10:50 PM

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