Les Compositrices Françaises: 20th Century French Organ Music by Female Composers

Saturday, October 3, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Saint Thomas Church Les Compositrices Françaises: 20th Century French Organ Music by Female Composers

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a digital video presentation. Instructions for viewing the concert will be included in your ticket purchase confirmation email. All concerts are pre-recorded in Saint Thomas Church in compliance with recommendations from the CDC and Episcopal Diocese of New York at the time of the recording. Events are “premiered” at a specified time and available on-demand for a limited time after the premiere.

Rescheduled from last March, American Fulbright Scholar, Joy-Leilani Garbutt presents the music of Jeanne Demessieux and les compositrices françaises on the Miller-Scott Organ. A culmination of her own research in France, Garbutt plays a program of rediscovered French organ music composed by Jeanne Demessieux, Elsa Barraine, Nadia Boulanger, and other women of the early 20th century.

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Program

Tu es Petrus, 1947 – Jeanne Demessieux (1921–1968)

Élevation, 1959 – Elsa Barraine (1910-1999)

Andante, 1898 – Joséphine Boulay (1869–1925)

Prélude et Fugue, 1898 – J. Boulay

Prélude et Fugue, 1929 – E. Barraine

Prélude et Fugue in C, Opus 13, 1964 – J. Demessieux

Prélude, 1936 – Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)

Prélude, op. 78, 1895 – Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944)

Sonate pour Orgue (c. 1950s) – Marie-Véra Maixandeau (1929-2018)

Te Deum, Opus 11, 1957/58 – J. Demessieux


Performer

Joy-Leilani Garbutt, The Miller-Scott Organ