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Messiaen: Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité
Jon Gillock, Organist
2011 Pascal Quoirin Organ, 111 ranks, Church of the Ascension, New York
First Recording of the Organ! - [OAR-981]
$15.98

Jon Gillock, renowned for his writings and performances of Messiaen’s organ music, makes the first recording on the comprehensive 111-rank pipe organ at The Church of the Ascension, New York, built by French organbuilder Pascal Quoirin in 2011 with both electric and tracker-action consoles, optimized to play French repertoire and especially Messiaen, and capable of playing most any repertoire. Messiaen's Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité (9 Meditations on the Mystery of the Trinity) was composed for Messiaen's concert given in Washington, D. C., at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on March 20, 1972. 2 CDs for the Price of One!

The Manton Memorial Organ built by Pascal Quoirin, Saint-Didier, France (2011)
The Church of the Ascension, New York, New York

Mechanical action with 3-manual console, Electric action with 4-manual console
*available solely on the electric console


GRAND-ORGUE Man. 1, 61 notes
16 Montre
16 Bourdon
8 Montre
8* Second (large Cavaillé-Coll-style Montre)
8 Flûte traversière
8 Bourdon
8 Gambe
5-1/3 Gros Nasard
4 Prestant
4 *Second (large Cavaillé-Coll-style Prestant)
4 Flûte ouverte
3-3/5 Grosse Tierce
2-2/3 Quinte
2-2/3 Nasard
2 Doublette
2 Flûte
II Grande Fourniture
IV Fourniture
II ICymbale
VII Cornet MC
16 Bombarde
8 1ère Trompette
8 2ème Trompette (chamade)
4 Clairon
Grand-Orgue *16 *4 *Unison
Tremblant
8 Trompette harmonique en chamade (Récit)

POSITIF Man. 2, 61 notes
16 Quintaton
8 Montre
8 Flûte conique
8 Bourdon
8 Salicional
4 Prestant
4 Flûte conique
2-2/3 Nasard
2 Doublette
2 Quarte de Nasard
1-3/5 Tierce
1-1/3 Larigot
1 Flageolet
IV Fourniture
III Cymbale
16 Basson
8 Trompette
4 Clairon
8 Cromorne
Positif *16 *4 *Unison
Tremblant
8 *Trompette harmonique en chamade (Récit)

RECIT-ECHO
(expressif) Man. 3 mechanical console; Man. 4 electric console, 61 notes
8 Bourdon
4 Flûte allemande
2-2/3 Nasard
2 Flûte
1-3/5 Tierce
8 Trompette
8 Hautbois
8 Voix humaine
8 Basson (Cor anglais)
8 Clarinette
Récit-Echo *16 *4 *Unison
Tremblant
8* Trompette harmonique en chamade (Récit)

GRAND-RECIT EXPRESSIF

Man. 3 electric console only, 61 nts
16 *Bourdon
8 *Principal
8 *Flûte harmonique
8 *Bourdon
8 *Gambe
8 *Voix céleste
8 *Aéoline
8*Aéoline céleste
4 *Prestant
4 *Flûte octaviante
2-2/3 *Nasard harmonique
2 *Octavin
1-3/5 *Tierce harmonique
V *Plein Jeu
III *Sur Cymbale
16 *Basson
8 *Trompette harmonique
4 *Clairon harmonique
8 *Basson Hautbois
8 *Voix humaine
Récit *16 *4 *Unison
*Tremblant
8 *Trompette harmonique en chamade

PEDALE
32 notes
32 Bourdon
16 Flûte
16 Principal
16 Bourdon (ext. 32)
16 *Petit Bourdon (Récit)
10-2/3 Grande Quinte
8 Flûte (ext. 16)
8 Violoncelle (ext. 16 Prin.)
8 Bourdon
6-2/5 Grande Tierce
5-1/3 Quinte (ext. 10)
4 Prestant
4 Flûte (ext. 8 Bour.)
3-1/5 Tierce (ext. 6)
2-2/3 Quinzième (ext. 4 Prestant)
IV Plein Jeu
32 Bombarde
16 Bombarde (ext. 32)
16 Basson (Schnitger-type Posaune)
8 Trompette
8 Basson (ext. 16)
4 Clairon (ext. 8 Trompette)
8 *Trompette harmonique en chamade (Récit)
Couplers to Pedal
Tirasse G.O. 8 (thumb, toe) *4
Tirasse Pos. 8 *4
Tirasse Réc. *8 *4
Tirasse Echo 8 *4
Couplers to Grand Orgue
Positif  G.O. *16 8 *4
Récit  G.O. *16 *8 *4
Echo  G.O. *16 8 *4
Couplers to Positif
Récit  Pos *16 *8 *4
Echo  Pos *16 8 *4
Accessories
Rossignol
*Cloches (Tower Bells)
Expression Pedals
Récit-Echo
*Grand-Récit Chancel Shades
*Grand-Récit Nave Shades
*Crescendo & Annuler toe stud
*Récit Boxes II/I
Combinations
10 General Pistons, both consoles, thumb & toe
*8 Pistons, Grand-Récit, thumb
*5 Pistons other divisions
Piston Sequencer: Previous, Next Pistons in several locations
General Cancel
Tutti

Messiaen: Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité<BR>Jon Gillock, Organist<BR>2011 Pascal Quoirin Organ, 111 ranks, Church of the Ascension, New York<BR><I><B><font color=red>First Recording of the Organ!</font></B></I>
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