Janet Correll (b. 1942) — Trois Noëls (1996) for organ
1. La berceuse de Noël
2. La danse des anges
3. Les trois rois
The composer writes: “The first piece, ‘La berceuse de Noël’ (Berceuse Noël), is meditative and is set in the Aeolian mode. The second, ‘La danse des anges’ (Angels’ Dance), is patterned after the manner of a medieval French ‘danse’ and is set in the transposed Dorian mode. Lastly, ‘Les trois rois’ (The Three Kings) alternates between D minor and D dorian.”
Janet Correll was born September 2, 1942 in East St. Louis, Illinois. She holds music degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Correll is a former professor of music (Cayuga Community College in Auburn, New York) and served as teacher and organist in Illinois, Indiana, Texas, and New York State. She continues to compose and play organ and harp in her home of Chicago, Illinois. Correll’s organ music is published by Wayne Leupold Editions and her harp music by Lyon & Healy.
Published by Lyon & Healy (http://www.harp.com