Secrets of Organ Playing Week 57 – Pater noster qui es in caelis – Denis Bédard

in sonicgroove •  9 months ago 

Denis Bédard is a contemporary French-Canadian composer of organ music. His compositions are functional for the liturgy and also for concerts and are written in a very approachable style. The Pater Noster suite was written in 2004. There are eight movements, each corresponding to the eight sections/petitions in the Lord’s Prayer. Peter noster qui es in caelis (Our Father who art in heaven) is the opening movement. Bédard uses the traditional Gregorian chant as the theme for each movement. The theme is first treated in a gentle manner. The contrasting central section, with registers added, features an increased pace with a triplet figure. This section leads to a diminuendo and whereupon to the mood of the opening concludes the work.

The organ I am playing upon was built by the Australian organ builder, Charles Richardson in 1912. Its somewhat limited specification with an abundance of unison registers works well in this movement. I avoided the use of the reed which was not in the best of tune because of the extreme temperatures being experienced in Sydney. The swell pedal is an old-fashioned level swell which is hitched down at the right, not unlike what was found on 19th century French organs.

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  
  ·  9 months ago Reveal Comment

$trdo !DERANGED !COFFEEA

Congratulations @contrabot, you successfuly trended the post shared by @tormus1958!
@tormus1958 will receive 1.01294550 TRDO & @contrabot will get 0.67529700 TRDO curation in 3 Days from Post Created Date!

"Call TRDO, Your Comment Worth Something!"

To view or trade TRDO go to steem-engine.com
Join TRDO Discord Channel or Join TRDO Web Site

¡Este publicación ha sido votada por @minuetoacademy!

Presentación1.jpg

¡Felicitaciones @tormus1958!

@tipu curate 2

Upvoted 👌 (Mana: 0/10 - need recharge?)

Seems like Mr Bedard was born 100 years too late. Very nice piece and playing. !organduo 500

Thank you.

Congratulations @tormus1958, your post successfully recieved 1.0129455 TRDO from below listed TRENDO callers:

@contrabot earned : 0.675297 TRDO curation


To view or trade TRDO go to steem-engine.com
Join TRDO Discord Channel or Join TRDO Web Site

coffeea You need to own more COFFEEA (5 COFFEEA in your wallet allows you to send 1 TOKEN per day)

You just received DERANGED @tormus1958 Keep up the great work. Congrats, you have been gifted 1 DerangedCoin. You can redeem 20 of them for an upvote from the deranged.coin account. Redeem your tokens by sending to deranged.coin through Steem Engine with your post URL in the memo field, view all your tokens at steem-engine.com