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

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Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, HWV 289
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Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, HWV 290
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Concerto No. 3 in G Minor, HWV 291
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Concerto No. 4 in F Major, HWV 292
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Concerto No. 5 in F Major, HWV 293

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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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