Marie-Claire Alain
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George Frideric Handel's Organ Concertos, BVW 289 - 293 album art

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Organ Sonata No. 1 in E-Flat Major, BWV 525: I. (Allegro)
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Organ Sonata No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 526: I. Vivace
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Organ Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, BWV 527: I. Andante
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Organ Sonata No. 4 in E Minor, BWV 528: I. Adagio - Vivace
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Organ Sonata No. 5 in C Major, BWV 529: I. Allegro

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Marie-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 compos... Read more

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