Marie-Claire Alain

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    Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor BWV582Marie-Claire Alain
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    Prelude & Fugue No.1 in C minor Op.37 : I PreludeMarie-Claire Alain
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    2 Pieces : I Andante with Variations in D majorMarie-Claire Alain
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    Sonata No.1 in F minor Op.65 : I Allegro moderato e seriosoMarie-Claire Alain
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    Sonata No.3 in A major Op.65 : I Con moto maestosoMarie-Claire Alain

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        Marie-Claire Alain was one of the world's most respected organists, a leading teacher, and an expert on Baroque performing practices. She came from a musical family. Her father was Albert Alain, the organist of the church of St Germain-en-Laye, who gave her her first lessons. Her brother Jehan (1913-1940), 15 years older than she, was by then already recognized as a highly talented organist who filled in for his father at the church as needed, and was showing talent as a compo... Read more

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