This volume collects and analyzes the numerous historical sources relating to the French organ school of the Baroque period, known in France as the école française classique, and offers practical insights relating to performance for organists who wish to play this repertoire with a greater awareness and historical knowledge.
MICHEL BOUVARD: ?…a standard reference work, written with scientific rigor and musical intelligence…?
AUDE HEURTEMATTE: ?...an indispensable book!"
OLIVIER LATRY: ?This work is destined to become a landmark!"
CHRISTOPHE MANTOUX: ?…in-depth knowledge and intimate understanding in a long awaited book...?
1. The French école classique
4. The Alternatim practice
5. The French orgue classique
7. Notes inégales
11. Principal composers
274 musical examples, 27 illustrations, Pages: 355