“…a deeply passionate work, richly chorded”
Roderic Dunnett, Church Times
“…this is a work of major significance which is given a blazing performance by the Vasari Singers”
Roger Fisher, Organist
  • Conductor: Jeremy Backhouse
  • Organist: Jeremy Filsell
  • Soloist: Helen Neeves (Soprano), Catherine Denley (Alto), Matthew Beale (Tenor), Colin Campbell (Bass)

Released by Guild

  • Recorded at Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, Nr. Reading, Berkshire, February 2002
  • Recorded in 24-bit resolution
  • Monitored using PMC Loudspeakers

World Premiere recordings for all repertoire except tracks 3 and 11.

Dupré La France au Calvaire

track listing

Total Time 78:25

No. Title
1. Jean Langlais – Festival Alleluia
2. Jehan Alain – O Salutaris
3. Olivier Messiaen – O Sacrum Convivium
  Marcel Dupré – La France au Calvaire Op.49
4. Prologue (Le Récitant/La France)
5. Saint-Denis (Le Récitant/Saint-Denis/Les Barbares/Les Chrétiennes)
6. Sainte-Clotilde (Sainte-Clotilde)
7. Sainte-Louis (Le Récitant/Chœur)
8. Jeanne d’Arc (La Récitante/Les Armées/Le Peuple de France)
9. Saint-Vincent de Paul (Les Misérables/Le Récitant/Chœur céleste)
10. Sainte-Thérèse (La Récitante/Chœur)
11. Final (La France/Chœur/La Voix du Christ)

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