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Prelude in F major

composer
? circa 1855

 
The Prélude in F major survives only in a manuscript source at the Bibliothèque nationale and was printed for the first time in Otto Depenheuer’s 1991 edition. It may be used in all manner of liturgical situations and is surely a typical, if youthful, example of Saint-Saëns’ small-scale improvisations, though Depenheuer concludes that from a break in the manuscript it was originally intended to be part of a larger work.

from notes by Andrew-John Smith © 2011

Le Prélude en fa majeur ne subsiste que dans une source manuscrite conservée à la Bibliothèque nationale. Il a été imprimé pour la première fois dans l’édition de 1991 de Depenheuer. Il pourrait être utilisé dans toute sorte de situations liturgiques et est sûrement caractéristique des improvisations à petite échelle de Saint-Saëns, mais Depenheuer pense, à cause d’un trou dans le manuscrit, qu’à l’origine il était destiné à faire partie d’une œuvre plus étendue.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew-John Smith © 2011
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Recordings

Saint-Saëns: Organ Music, Vol. 2 – La Madeleine, Paris
CDA67815

Track-specific metadata for CDA67815 track 10

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-11-81510
Duration
1'46
Recording date
28 May 2009
Recording venue
La Madeleine, Paris, France
Recording producer
Michael Hedley
Recording engineer
Dick Koomans
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