Jean Guillou - Improvisations For Christmas album download
|1||Toccata On Jingle Bells||4:37|
|2||Rondo On The First Noël||4:48|
|3||Scherzo On Wassail Song||4:52|
|4||Cavatina On Angels We Have Heard On High||7:37|
|5||Invention On Rejoice This Happy Morn||6:24|
|Fantasy And Fugue|
|6||Lo, How A Rose||4:45|
|7||It Came Upon A Midnight Clear||6:59|
|8||Litanie on O Come, O Come Emmanuel||3:47|
|9||Capriccio On O Christmas Tree||3:41|
|10||Divertimento On Joy To The World||4:32|
|11||Variations On Of The Father's Love Begotten||10:31|
|12||Pastorale On The Holly And The Ivy||4:29|
|13||Postlude On God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen||2:48|
- Recorded At – Tonhalle Zürich
NotesJean Guillou improvising on favorite Christmas hymns and carols at the Great Kleuket-Steinmeyer organ of the Tönhalle, Zurich
Profile: French composer, organist, pianist, and pedagogue. Has been the organist of Église Saint-Eustache, Paris from 1962 to 2015. Angers, 18 April 1930 - Paris, 27 January 2019). Variations: Viewing All Jean Guillou. Visions Cosmiques - Improvisations Dédiées À L'équipage D'Apollo 8 (Album).
Jean Guillou is a virtuoso organist and composer, who is described as having 'pushed back the technical limits of his instrument to secretly develop a singular musical world, overshadowed by his fame as a performer'. I heard him play and improvise in Paris in the summer, and have since begun to explore deeply his music and recordings. He stands at an opposite pole to the more contemplative Messiaen, who celebrated his religious devotion in music which is often passive and never goal oriented. Guillou's treatment of six well-known Christmas carols is imaginative and far ranging. The Purcell Improvisations, on the theme so familiar in UK from Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, is a tour de force. By way of diversion, the Philips artistic director dictated the theme to Guillou at the end of a recording session.
Organ, Composed By, Liner Notes – Jean Guillou. Photography By – Aubert-Philips. Improvised on the organ of the Saint-Eustache Church, Paris. Dedicated to the Apollo 8 team. Made in France Regular grey cover, black labels. Visions Cosmiques - Improvisations Dédiées À L'équipage D'Apollo 8 (LP, Album). 83. 90 DSY. Jean Guillou.
Jean Victor Arthur Guillou (18 April 1930 – 26 January 2019) was a French composer, organist, pianist, and pedagogue. Titular Organist at Saint Eustache in Paris, from 1963 to 2015, he was known world wide as a composer of and instrumental and vocal music focused on the organ, improviser, and adviser to organ builders. For several decades, he held regular master classes in Zurich and in Paris.
Improvisations for Christmas. Videos: Jean Guillou – improvisation de fin de messe,16/12/2012 – St Eustache, Paris, France. This entry was posted in Organist and tagged France, French, Jean Guillou, Paris, Sortie, St. Eustache. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.
Jean Guillou – Colloques – Biografie und Texte. St. Augustin, Germany: Dr. Josef Butz Musikverlag, 2006. Abbing, Jörg: Die Rhetorik des Feuers - La rhétorique du feu. Festschrift Jean Guillou. Bonn, Germany: Dr. Josef Butz Musikverlag, 2010. ISBN 978-3-928412-10-0.
Remembering Jean Guillou (18 April 1930-26 January 2019); Icarus . .rgan ImprovisationPosts. English (UK) · Русский · Українська · Suomi · Español. Join us this summer for a nourishing musical and intellectual journey on the Linfield College campus in beautiful McMinnville, Oregon! We will celebrate the fourth annual Classical Music on the Spot institute-an ideal improvisation course for pianists, historical keyboard players, musicologists, Organ Improvisation.
With her second album of modern composition, Angèle David-Guillou’s career is palpably en movement, and, excitingly, it feels like the beginning of a long and thrillingly creative musical journey. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Purchasable with gift card.