Augustin Barié and the Cyclical Organ Symphony with Paul Thornock


7:30 pm-9:00 pm


Lagerquist Hall Pacific Lutheran University
868 Wheeler St, Tacoma, WA, 98444, Parkland

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Paul Thornock, Director of Music at St James Cathedral Seattle, traces the origins of the cyclical organ symphony starting with the earliest published example, the Symphonie, Op 5 of Augustin Barié.   A brief lecture analyzing this work and tracing its influences on the later organ symphonies of Vierne and others will be followed by a complete performance of the work.

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