Jean Titelouze

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Synopsis[edit]

Jehan Titelouze (1562-1633) was a French Baroque organist and composer. He is considered to be the "first significant composer of organ music in France." In 1588 he became organist of the cathedral and served in that capacity until his death.[1]

  • Published 2 collections (1623, 1626)
  • For liturgical use


For additional details, see the Jean Titelouze Wikipedia article.

List of Organ Works[edit]

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Title Year
Hymnes de l'Eglise pour toucher sur l'orgue, avec les fugues et recherches sur leur plain-chant 1623
Veni creator
Pange lingua
Ut queant laxis
Ave maris stella
Conditor alme siderum
A solis ortus
Exultet coelum
Annue Christe
Sanctorum meritis
Iste confessor
Urbs Hierusalem
Le Magnificat, ou cantique de la Vierge pour toucher sur l'orgue, suivant les huit tons de l'Eglise 1626
1 mass, 6vv, 2 masses, 4vv 1626

Background and General Perspectives on Performing Titelouze Organ Works[edit]

  • Imitative counterpoint
  • Frequently in renaissance motet choral style
  • Very conservative writing--a very sober style--backwards-looking

Registration and Organs[edit]

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See the footnote in the "Notes" section at the bottom of the page[2]

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Ornamentation[edit]

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Tempo and Meter[edit]

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Scores and Editions[edit]

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Recordings[edit]

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Free Online[edit]

Robert Bates plays a hymn verse by Titelouze, at the 1630 organ in Bolbec, France. [1]

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Notes[edit]

  1. Oxford Music Online, Oxford University Press, 2007-2015, accessed 30 January 2015.
  2. This footnote was entered in the "Registration and Organs" article

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