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Theotokos

composer
2010

 
Theotokos (gr. mother of God) is a marian suite in seven movements for organ based on different melodical and geographical sources: Gregorian, Maronite, Syro-maronite, Arabo-Andalusian, French, Britton, Basque and German traditional melodies:

1. Ouverture: Regina coeli (Gregorian)
2. Méditation: Ave regina coelorum (Gregorian)
3. Danse: Ilaiki louardu ya Maryam (Maronite/ Arabo-Andalusian)—Je sais Vierge Marie (French)
4. Incantation: Middle Ages (Syro-Maronite)
5. Prière: Salatouki maana (Maronite)
6. Déclamation: Ya Maryamu sultanat aljibali oualbihar (Maronite Fr. Boulos Al-Achkar)
7. Finale: Maria zu lieben (Paderborn Gesangbuch 1765)—Ave Maria (Lourdes)—Ya Maryamu lbikru fukti (Maronite)—Angelus (Britton)—Regina coeli (Basque).

Premiere performed by Naji Hakim, Liebfrauenmünster, Ingolstadt, Germany, 14 August 2010.

from notes by Naji Hakim © 2012

Recordings

Hakim: Hakim plays Hakim
SIGCD284Download only

Details

Movement 1: Ouverture
Track 13 on SIGCD284 [1'12] Download only
Movement 2: Méditation
Track 14 on SIGCD284 [1'59] Download only
Movement 3: Danse
Track 15 on SIGCD284 [1'42] Download only
Movement 4: Incantation
Track 16 on SIGCD284 [0'59] Download only
Movement 5: Prière
Track 17 on SIGCD284 [1'46] Download only
Movement 6: Déclamation
Track 18 on SIGCD284 [2'54] Download only
Movement 7: Finale
Track 19 on SIGCD284 [6'36] Download only

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