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Marie-Louise Langlais & Sylvie Mallet

Ken Matthews 2 vocal pieces unaccompaniedLouis Marchand Grand Dialogue (Troisième livre)Charles Racquet FantaisieJohann Sebastian Bach Choral “Schmücke dich, O liebe Seele” (from 18 Leipzig Chorales)César Franck Third Chorale, in A minorCharles Tournemire Final (Office de l’Epiphanie, L’Orgue Mystique No. 7)Jean Langlais Plainte and Grands Jeux from Suite Brève; Double Fantaisie pour 2 organistes (Mosaïque 1); and the California Premiere of Messe d’Escalquens for equal voices and organMarie-Louise Langlais, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Organ at Oberlin this fall and professor emeritus at the Paris Conservatory, is joined by current Professor of Organ at the Paris Conservatory Sylvie Mallet in a program including the California Premiere of Jean Langlais first Mass, written in 1935, the Messe dEscalquens. Also on the program are organ works for 2 and 4 hands by Jean Langlais, and two choral pieces by Ken Matthews and Jay Pierson. This recital is dedicated to the memory of Ken Matthews, former Music Director at Old First Church and a former student of Langlais.

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