Advent Calendar 2015 - December 2nd - Les Cloches

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Advent Calendar 2015

December 2nd - Les Cloches

Today’s Calendar entry presents to you organ music played on a very special instrument in Denmark!

Compenius-orgelet på Frederiksborg slott

Compenius-orgelet på Frederiksborg slott.

«Les Cloches» (The bells) is an organ composition by the French baroque composer, organist and cembalist Nicolas Le Begue (1631-1702). The organist Finn Viderø plays one of the most famous organs: The Compenius organ at Frederiksborg castle in Denmark. The organ is a fantastic instrument from 1610. It needs two persons to give air while the organist plays the instrument.

Nicolas Le Begue: Les Cloches

Les Cloches

Listen to the record

Company: his Master's Voice
Commercial number: DA 5207
Matrix number: OCS.751
Recording year: Ca. 1950?

Listen to music for Christmas

If You want to listen to music for Christmas as well, you can go to the past music advent calendars. You find the links for Desember 2nd. below.

2008: O sanctissima

2009: Weinachtslieder by Peter Cornelius.

2010: Pastorale Symphony from the Oratorio Messiah by George Friedrich Händel

2011: Jerusalem by Stephen Adams

2012: The Great Hvite Herd by Edvard Grieg and Last Journey by Eyvind Alnæs

2013: Cow Keepers Tune and Country Dance by Edvard Grieg

2014: Francesco Tamagno performs Ora e per sempere addio from Othello by Verdi

Last Journey

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