How did the recording come about, and what came first, the opportunity to play the St Etienne organ or the idea for a programme based around Duruflé?

Despite having studied with Marie Claire Alain in Paris and recorded the complete works of Charles-Marie Widor for Signum Records on original Cavaille-Coll instruments in France, St Etienne-Du Mont, Paris, remained a place of mystical intrigue to me. The church and organ is of course synonymous with Durufle, but the church’s inner architecture is breathtaking, being a mixture...

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