Results 1 – 10 of 17 This page lists all sheet music of Pièce héroïque, M37 by César Auguste Franck ( ). Franck Piece Heroique. By César Franck, Marcel Dupré, Artist. • 4 songs. Play on Spotify. 1. Piece Heroique. 2. Chorale No. 1 In E Major. . View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Pièce Héroïque / Three Chorales on Discogs.

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A Danish mile is, as is well known, about 7. The Durand first edition omit- ted the crotchet rest. It is best in measures not to use any pedal couplers and thus have only foundations no reeds in the pedal.

Stove The Scarecrow Press, Inc. The swell was smaller, having only ten stops. Bars 64 Winslow Cheney advised: Gerard Carter includes CD: Comparisons Fantaisie in C Major Poco lento: The top note of the final chords in the printed edition, however, is the mediant D sharp which indicates a continuing ecstasy.

Guilmant also published a large number of his own compositions for organ. Both pedal reeds and the 32ft foundation are probably im- plied by Franck s marking grand choeur.

One is, therefore, surprised that Franck s pupils have gone so far down in tempo which Tournemire himself, by the way, does not even main- tain in his recordings. All page and bar refer- ences are to the second Durand edition. It advances a dithematic programme and, for the first time in Franck s writing for the organ, incorporates a chorale theme into the symphonic texture.

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The system of ventils worked this way. When the swell box was closed the swell sound almost vanished and became most mysterious in quality. He commented on Franck s requirement fdanck a crisp staccato in bar. I am indebted to Marie-Louise Langlais for her expert knowledge, advice, guidance and inspiration in connection with this work. His exposi- tion of the first subject was at a crotchet equals 92, his exposition at bar 80 and recapitulation at bar of the second subject was at a crotchet equals 66, and there were many fluctuations in tempo.


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The swell oboe was on the main windchest. It is in fact admi- rably piecce as a concise rhapsody on two themes. The E in the third crotchet chord in the left hand is an E sharp as clearly indicated in the autograph and correctly reproduced in the Durand first edition.

The question arises as to whether mixtures should be used with reeds in Franck hegoique music, de- spite the fact that Franck never marked the word mixtures in any of his works.

He followed my playing on his bound volume containing the Braille version of the First Choral. If you get it just right it certainly puts a heroiqeu kick into the high F climax chord in m. Grief motif 12, 32,is an emanation of part of struggle sub theme A.

If interpreted more liberally, it could have significant implications, especially throughout Choral No.

Just memorize that section! One then goes through a round open area then into the loft and to the organ. Franck s organ had tracker action, that is, a direct mechanical action. The right hand s answering melody has a similar, effortful sound, a similar tendency to resort to sequential figures, and a similar sense of fleeing some implacable force. This type of expression was often heroisue by Franck in his works.

Bar 6 Langlais instructed the present author that the trill and turn in the left hand should be played as a seven note ornament and should be executed clearly. The lack of herooque swell to great coupler and a swell to pedal coupler had been remedied in Heroiquee s time by Mutin.


At the time there was nothing precisely similar that I had been able to locate and I wanted to put down in a systematic way some of my thoughts up to that time about the performance of Franck s organ works. The major pedal point is at bars The exposition in my organ recording of November also has a tempo of a crotchet equals 76 which I as- certained by metronome in August Alternatively, Franck could have omitted the dot of prolongation from the dotted minim and retained the crotchet rest.

The usual procedure was that the dynamic level was ipece up from the swell, coupling the swell to the choir, and then coupling the choir to the great, hheroique each case progressively adding the reeds of each manual. The various metamorphoses of the express drumbeat motif are as fol- lows: Page 15 right down to bar 3 and the last chord of page 15 do not detach.

Prayer of thanksgiving heroic and triumphal is a metamor- phosis of the prayer for reconciliation. Touch and duration The basic touch to be employed in the performance of Franck s organ music is legato, and this must be a full and complete legato especially in cantabile passages. Beethoven was the first composer to use metronome markings but he later came to have some reserva- tions about their use.

Even after the repeated chords cease, the tension remains audibly high. Email Article to Friend.