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Name  Daniel Roth
Education  Conservatoire de Paris
Role  Organist
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Albums  Great European Organs No. 64: Saint Sulplice, Paris
Similar People  Marie‑Claire Alain, Vincent Warnier, Thierry Escaich

Daniel Francois Roth (born October 31, 1942 in Mulhouse), is a French organist, composer, and pedagogue.



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Roth began his musical training at the conservatory in his home town, Mulhouse with Professeur Joseph Victor Meyer. In 1960, he entered the Paris Conservatory, where he graduated with five first prizes — in organ and improvisation (1963, class of Rolande Falcinelli), harmony (1962, class of Maurice Durufle), counterpoint and fugue (1963, class of Marcel Bitsch), and piano accompaniment (1970, class of Henriette Puit-Roget). He also studied organ with Marie-Claire Alain.

Daniel Roth is the father of conductor and flautist Francois-Xavier Roth and violist Vincent Roth.


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In 1963, Daniel Roth became Rolande Falcinelli's substitute at the great organ at Sacre-Coeur in Paris, where he succeeded his former teacher as titular organist in 1973, a position he held until 1985, when he was appointed titular organist at Saint-Sulpice in Paris, where his predecessors were Charles-Marie Widor, Marcel Dupre, and Jean-Jacques Grunenwald.

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Daniel Roth was the winner of several prestigious organ competitions, such as the competition of the "Amis de l'orgue", and the Grand Prix in organ performance and improvisation at the Concours de Chartres in 1971.[1]

Daniel Roth (organist) The Sacraments in St Sulpice and Notre Dame Another Year

From 1974-76, Daniel Roth was Artist-In-Residence at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and professor of organ at the Catholic University in Washington, D.C.. He also held teaching positions of organ in Marseille (1974-1979), Strasbourg (1979-1988), and Saarbrucken (1988-1995). From 1995-2007, he taught organ performance and improvisation at the Frankfurt Musikhochschule. In addition, he was consultant for the new organ by Karl Schuke at Luxembourg Philharmony, which he dedicated in 2005.

Daniel Roth is "Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur", "Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres", and "Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Organists". In 2006, he received the European Prize of European sacred music from the Schwabisch Gmund Festival (Germany).

Organ solo

  • Cinq Versets sur Veni Creator for organ manualiter (In: L'organiste liturgique n°53. Paris: Editions Schola Cantorum)
  • Evocation de la Pentecote (composed 1979. Paris: Leduc, 1979/revised 1996, inedit)
  • Final Te Deum (composed 1981. Kassel: Barenreiter, 1993)
  • Joie, Douleur et Gloire de Marie (composed 1990. London: Novello, 1990)
  • Hommage a Cesar Franck (composed 1990. Paris: Leduc, 1993)
  • Apres une Lecture... (composed 1993. In: 1er recueil d'œuvres pour orgue. Paris: Editions Billaudot, 1993)
  • Pour la nuit de Noel (composed 1993. Paris: Leduc, 1993):
  • Prelude "Veni, veni Emmanuel"
  • Communion
  • Postlude
  • Triptyque - Hommage a Pierre Cochereau (composed 1995 Paris: Leduc, 1996):
  • Prelude
  • Andante
  • Toccata
  • Introduction et Canzona (composed 1977-1990. Leutkirch/Allgau: Pro Organo, 1992)
  • Artizarra - Fantaisie sur un chant populaire basque, pour la fete de I'Epiphanie (composed 1999. Mainz: Schott, 2002)
  • Petite Rhapsodie sur une chanson alsacienne (In: Elsassische Orgelmusik aus vier Jahrhunderten. Mainz: Schott, 1998)
  • Livre d'orgue pour le Magnificat, Hommage au Facteur d'orgues Aristide Cavaille-Coll:
  • Vol. 1 (Paris: Editions Association Boellmann-Gigout, 2007):
  • 1a. Magnificat
  • 1b. Et exsultavit
  • 2. Quia respexit
  • 3. Quia fecit
  • 4. Et misericordia
  • 5. Fecit potentiam
  • Vol. 2 (unpublished):
  • 6. Deposuit
  • 7. Esurientes
  • 8. Suscepit
  • 9. Sicut locutus est
  • 10. Gloria Patri
  • Fantaisie fuguee sur Regina Caeli (Mainz: Schott, 2007)
  • Organ for four hands

  • Diptyque (2009, unpublished):
  • Andante
  • Allegro giocoso
  • Chamber music

  • Ain Karim; Fantasia for flute and organ (Mainz: Schott, 1998)
  • Legende for oboe and piano (Paris: Editions Billaudot)
  • Vocal works

  • Ave Maria for four equal voices (Sampzon: Delatour France)
  • In manus tuas Domine for SATB (St. Augustin: Butz-Verlag)
  • Regina Caeli for mixed voices (Sampzon: Delatour France)
  • Reine du ciel a capella (Strasbourg: Editions Caecilia, 1977)
  • Notre Pere a capella (Strasbourg: Editions Caecilia, 1977)
  • Messe breve - Missa Brevis for SATB choir and organ (Mainz: Schott, 2001):
  • Kyrie
  • Gloria
  • Sanctus
  • Agnus Dei
  • In manus tuas for SATB choir and organ accompaniment ad lib. (St. Augustin: Butz-Verlag)
  • Ego sum panis for SATB choir and organ (St. Augustin: Butz-Verlag)
  • Missa de archangelis for SATB choir and organ (Sampzon: Delatour France):
  • Kyrie
  • Sanctus
  • Benedictus
  • Agnus Dei
  • Dignare me o Jesu for soloists, choir and organ (Sampzon: Delatour France)
  • Gebt Zeugnis! for soloists, choir and organ (Mainz: Schott)
  • Orchestra

  • Licht im Dunkel for organ, piano and orchestra:
  • I. L'Esperance (Poeme for orchestra) (Mainz: Schott, 2005)
  • II. L'Amour (for organ, piano and orchestra) (unpublished)
  • III. La Joie (Fantaisie for organ, piano and orchestra) (Mainz: Schott, 2007)
  • Transcriptions for organ

  • Cesar Franck: Interlude symphonique from the oratorio "Redemption" (Kassel: Barenreiter, 1996)
  • Camille Saint-Saens: Scherzo from Six Duos op. 8 for harmonium and piano (Paris: Editions Jobert)
  • Cesar Franck: Symphony in D minor for orchestra; transcription after the composer's piano version for four hands (unpublished)
  • Songs

    Fantaisie en mi bemol majeur
    Suite du 2eme ton: Recit de Nazard
    Improvised Crescendo to the Tutti
    Hymne a l'univers
    Improvisation on the Plein-jeu
    Improvised Dialogue on the Big Reeds
    Suite du 3eme ton: Plein Jeu
    Sonata: Recit En Taille
    Paraphrase sur le Te Deum
    Suite no 2: Scherzetto
    Sonate pour orgue: Recit en taille
    Arioso barocco
    Suite du 3eme ton: Prelude
    Spoken comments by Daniel Roth
    Improvisation on the Celestes
    Apparition de l'Eglise Eternelle
    Prelude & Fugue in B major
    Improvisation sur un theme donne
    Cathedrales from Pieces de Fantaisie: Troisieme Livre - op 54
    Suite du 3eme ton: Fugue
    Choral Dorien
    Noel Suisse
    Suite du 3eme ton: Duo
    Marche Episcopale from Trois Improvisations
    Prelude in F minor
    Livre d'Orgue pour le Magnificat: Gloria Patri
    Improvisation on the Solo Reeds
    Trois Pieces - Op 29: II Cantilene
    Livre d'Orgue pour le Magnificat: Deposuit
    Suite du 3eme ton: Grand Jeu
    Livre d'Orgue pour le Magnificat: Quia respexit
    Sixieme Symphonie en Sol Mineur - Op 42 - No 2: I Allegro


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