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The Cavaillé-Coll Organ and César Franck's Six Pièces


Abstract Nineteenth-century French organ builder Aristide Cavaillé-Coll and organist-composer César Franck established a foundation for the revival of organ music in France. Following the French Revolution, organ culture had degenerated because of the instrument's association with the church. Beginning with his instrument at St. Dénis, Cavaillé-Coll created a new symphonic organ that made it possible for composers to write organ music in the new Romantic aesthetic. In 1859, Franck received a new Cavaillé-Coll organ at the Parisian church where he served as organist, Sainte-Clotilde. He began experimenting with the innovations of this instrument: an expressive division, mechanical assists, new types of tone color, and an expanded pedal division. ... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Sung, Anna (Author) / Marshall, Kimberly (Advisor) / Ryan, Russell (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Pagano, Caio (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Cavaillé-Coll Organ / César Franck / Six Pièces
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 48 pages
Language English
Copyright
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Note D.M.A. Music 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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