Romantic Organ 39th International Course
Professor: Daniel Roth
The course will be held from 7th to 11th August, mainly with the Cavaillé-Coll organ (1863) in Santa Maria del Coro basilica at San Sebastian, and will be given by Professor Daniel Roth.
For active students: 160 € (max. 12 students)
For listeners: 126 €
Students who wish to access the course as ACTIVE must attach their Curriculum Vitae.
The deadline for enrolment is 5 May. Once registration is closed, all students will be contacted by e-mail to inform them of their admission. Students who are not admitted as active students will be given preference as auditory students.
The organisation can take care of the reservation of places in student residences. Please fill in the corresponding section in the Registration Form.
Professor: Daniel Roth
Considered one of the most important French organists today, Roth has held various positions as a performer and a teacher. He was the organist at the Sacré-Coeur Basilica in Paris for 13 years and, since 1985, has been at Saint-Sulpice, in the post previously held by Ch. M. Widor, M. Dupré and J. J. Grunenwald. He studied at the Conservatoire de Paris, and has received several awards for his work, including the Grand Prix de Chartres in 1971. He has taught at the conservatories of Marseille, Strasbourg, and Saarbrücken; and at the Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.). He currently teaches at the Musikhochschule Frankfurt. He has given recitals all over the world, and recorded numerous albums for labels including Philips, EMI, Erato and Arion, with works from the 17th century to the present day. He is also a renowned composer of organ music, and his catalogue includes works for solo organ, organ and flute, a cappella choir, choir and organ… He works relentlessly as a lecturer, teacher and jury in international competitions, and is a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, Officier des Arts et Lettres, and Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Organists, London.
Active students of the course must present two works to choose from among the following. Each student enrolled in the course must communicate before June 1 the list of works they have prepared:
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Praeludium und fuge G dur BWV550 / A moll BWV543 / Choral prealudium Schmücke dich o liebe Seele BWV654
César Franck (1822-1890)
Offertoire en sol mineur (Pièces posthumes, Edition Enoch - George Franck 1905 p65. Pas l’édition Tournemire) / Andantino en sol mineur / Pièce en mi bémol majeur / Les Trois Pièces / Les Trois Chorals
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
C.Saint- Saëns : Préludes et fugues en si majeur / en mi bémol majeur/ Fantaisies en mi bémol / en ré bémol
Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Symphonie 1 : Méditation / Symph. 2 : Salve regina / Symph.3 Prélude / Final / Symph. 4 Scherzo / Symph. 5 Toccata / Symph. 7 Choral / Symph. 9: premier mouvement Moderato / Andante sostenuto
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Pièces de fantaisie : Andantino / Impromptu / Clair de lune / Toccata
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
Prélude et fugue en fa mineur
Petite pièce JA32 / Litanies
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