Pulling out the stops a history of the organ. 4, The modern age

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 1997
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Traces the organ's development from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day, with visits to France and Switzerland. The impact of changes in society, tastes and musical styles, as well as technological advances, are examined and illustrated with music by Giuseppe Gherardeschi, Charles-Marie Widor, Max Reger, César Franck, Jehan Alain, and Olivier Messiaen.
Saorge, The valley of organs
Playing a military march
The organ-builder Aristide Cavaillé-Coll
The German composer and organist Max Reger
Charles-Marie Widor : Toccata, finale of the 5th symphony
The composer César Franck
How an organ work can be played
The neoclassical organ
Jehan Alain : Deuxième fantaisie
Olivier Messiaen : extract from Nativité du Seigneur
Jehan Alain's Litanies
Marie-Claire Alain plays the organ piece Litanies.

Additional Information
Subjects Organ (Musical instrument) -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Organ (Musical instrument) -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Organ (Musical instrument) -- Switzerland -- History -- 19th century.
Organ (Musical instrument) -- Switzerland -- History -- 20th century.
Documentary films.
Publisher [Germany] :Arthaus Musik,1997
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles History of the organ.
Modern age
History of the organ.
Contributors Lilenstein, Nat, director.
Alain, Marie-Claire, 1926-2013, performer.
Robilliard, Louis, 1939- performer.
Saorgin, René, 1928-2015, performer.
Darasse, Xavier, 1934-1992, interviewee.
France 3 cinéma (Firm), production company.
RM Arts (Firm), production company.
Tara Productions (France), production company.
Centre national de la cinématographie (France), production company.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Participants/Performers Marie-Claire Alain, Louis Robilliard, René Saorgin, organ; Xavier Darasse, interviewee.
Other Contributors Editors, Andy Lloyd, Jacques Baker ; series editor, Gilles Cantagrel.
Language English
English, German, and French, with optional Spanish subtitles.
Notes Program notes by Maria Walburga Stürzer, in German with English and French translations (18 p.) inserted in container.
Includes trailer.
System Details DVD5; aspect ratio 4:3; PCM stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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