French organist and composer Jehan Alain was born at Saint-Germain-en-Laye on 3 February 1911.
His career was cut short by World War II - he died in combat at Saumur on 20 June 1940, aged twenty-nine.
Fire and Energy - Peter Gould provides a compelling end to Derby Cathedral's summer organ series, heard by Mike Wheeler
Ensemble. The Finest of Them All - The 2012 Hereford Three Choirs Festival, reviewed by Roderic Dunnett
Spell-Binding - A recital by organist Steven Grahl, heard by Mike Wheeler
CD Spotlight. Wonderfully Complementary - Music for flute and organ, recommended by Gerald Fenech. '... mastery, panache and a sense of balance that is almost uncanny.'
Ensemble. Exciting Teamwork - Roderic Dunnett was in Worcester for the 2011 Three Choirs Festival
Cumulative Weight - Mike Wheeler listens to Peter Williams at the organ of Derby Cathedral
The Big Statement - An organ recital by John Keys, reviewed by Mike Wheeler
CD Spotlight. Thrilling virtuosity - Organ music by Vierne and Alain, reviewed by Robert Anderson. '... James Lancelot shows throughout how effectively he can command the grand Romantic gesture.'