Maurice Durufle

Edward Theodore plays Durufe's complete organ music on the magnificent organ at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne.

A pupil of Maurice Durufle, Sydney-based organist Edward Theodore has recorded the complete organ works of the renowned French composer and organist on the magnificent organ at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne. The collection of six works assembled here include the highly praised Prelude, Adagio and Choral Variations on the theme of the 'Veni Creator', Op. 4.

Artists

Edward Theodore

Organist, Edward Theodore has performed throughout the world and recorded widely. He currently resides in Sydney, where he is organ and pianoforte tutor at Sydney Church of England Girls' Grammar School, The Scots College and St Ignatius College, Riverview.


Press quotes

“His playing is technically assured and musically refined throughout ... The recording is excellent.”

— Harold Fabrikant, Victorian Organ Journal

“Theodore is well qualified to communicate the composer's distinctive and powerful imagination ...”

New Classics, UK

“In the discs rendering of complex organ timbres and in the planning, performance and documentation of the project this CD can hold its own anywhere.”

Sydney Morning Herald

“Edward Theodore ... brings to this disc a prodigious technique, always impeccably applied ... the pleasure of a distinguished interpreter, great music and a living acoustic.”

— Robert Boughen, Sydney Organ Journal

“stunning playing by a former pupil of the master himself ... the organ sounds fine”

— Bruce Steele, Organo Pleno

Audio preview

Track Listing

  1. Fugue on the Theme of the Carillon at Soissons Cathedral, Op. 12 Maurice Duruflé 3:35
  2. Prélude, Adagio and Chorale Variations on the Theme of the "Veni Creator', Op. 4 Maurice Duruflé

  3. Prélude 7:37
  4. Lento quasi recitativo :54
  5. Adagio 7:12
  6. Chorale with Variations 8:15
  7. Scherzo Op. 2 Maurice Duruflé 6:39
  8. Prélude and Fugue on the Name "Alain", Op. 7 Maurice Duruflé

  9. Prélude 6:47
  10. Fugue 5:44
  11. Introit for the Feast of the Epiphany Maurice Duruflé 2:38
  12. Prélude on the Introit for the Feast of the Epiphany Maurice Duruflé 2:27
  13. Suite Op. 5 Maurice Duruflé

  14. Prélude 8:47
  15. Sicilienne 6:32
  16. Toccata 8:30

Performers

Where to buy

Maurice Durufle can be purchased online through Buywell Just Classical or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

This title is also available in (or can be ordered through) many fine music retailers across Australia, including Thomas’, Discurio and Readings.

Product details

List price
$25.00 AUD
Total playing time
75 minutes 37 seconds
Producer
Ralph Lane
Engineer
Martin Wright
Editing
Kathy Naunton
Venue
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Release date
1992
Copyright
© 1992 Move Records
Phonogram
℗ 1992 Move Records
Categories
Classical, Organ
Catalogue number
MD 3102
Alternate catalogue number
MD3102
Barcode
EAN 9314574310221