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Petite Suite


This triptych makes a free reference to the Iberic baroque organ and music. The opening movement, Diferencias, presents a set of variations in a light and naïve character. The theme of Prélude modal (from Vingt-quatre pièces for organ or harmonium) by Jean Langlais is quoted. The second movement, Falsas is a play on dissonances evolving as a harmonic labyrinth. The concluding Batalla displays the brightness of the reeds in a popular and festive mood, paying a tribute to the Virgin through the quotation of the hymn Virgo Dei genitrix. Premiered by Naji Hakim, Abdij van Berne, Heeswijk, Holland, June 1984.

from notes by Naji Hakim © 2013


Hakim: Hakim plays Hakim
Studio Master: SIGCD389Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Movement 1: Diferencias
Track 2 on SIGCD389 [3'33] Download only
Movement 2: Falsas
Track 3 on SIGCD389 [1'17] Download only
Movement 3: Batalla
Track 4 on SIGCD389 [3'43] Download only

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