ALAIN Jehan (1911-1940). MANUSCRIT MUSICAL... - Lot 1085 - Ader

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ALAIN Jehan (1911-1940). MANUSCRIT MUSICAL... - Lot 1085 - Ader
ALAIN Jehan (1911-1940).
MANUSCRIT MUSICAL autograph signed, "Jehan Alain" Suite pour orgue, [1935]; a sewn booklet in fol. of 7 bifeuillets
, including 2 titles and 24 pages. The

first great organ work in which Jehan Alain

made a name

for himself


In three parts: Introduction and Variations, Scherzo and Choral, this Suite for organ, composed in 1934-1935, won the "Composition Prize of the Friends of the Organ in 1936", as the author proudly inscribes it on the two title pages of the manuscript; it was published the same year by Alphonse Leduc (stamps in red ink of the publisher

at the bottom of each piece).

Carefully written in black ink on 16-line paper, with registration indications, this manuscript presents few corrections or scratches.

It thus includes

:I. Introduction and variations (pages [1]-10

) [JA 69];

II. Scherzo (pages 11-19), marked at the beginning Andante senza rigore

[JA 70];

III. Choral (pages 20-24), signed at the end [JA


Marie-Claire Alain indicates that the Variations and the Scherzo are a transcription of an Andante con variazioni and Scherzo fo
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