Quebec Traditions in Organ Music

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Quebec Traditions in Organ Music

  • 1979 ----- color ----- 58 min ----- 16mm
  • Explores the history of the pipe organ and music in Quebec and the move from the Romantic back to the Classic instrument. The move back in architecture and mechanism is actually a move forward towards the organ as an autonomous musical instrument. Explains tracker action, families of pipes, stops, etc. Music by Daquin, Boeelman, Buxtehude, Sweelinck and J. S. Bach. Played by Jean-Eudes Beaulieu, Christopher Jackson, Mireille Lagace, Genevieve Lagace and Bernard Lagace. Instruments constructed by Karl Wilhem, Louis Mitchell, Helmutt Wolff, Joseph Casavant and Freres and Guilbault and Therien.
  • Topics: (Canadian Studies, Music)