Sieglinde Ahrens

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Sieglinde Maria Ahrens (born 1936) is a German organist and composer. She is the daughter of (Johannes Clemens) Joseph Ahrens (1904–1997), a German composer and organist. Aherns studied music and composition under her father. After she completed her studies, she was an organist of Salvator-Kirche and professor of organ at Essen. She is author of a book on Messiaen organ music Das Orgelwerk Messiaens, Gilles u. Francke (1968), ASIN: B0007JD6XM.[1][2]

Works[edit]

Selected works include:

  • DREI GESÄNGE NACH LATEINISCHEN PSALMTEXTEN (1963) Bass solo, Organ
  • FANTASIE (1958) Organ
  • SONATE (1957) Violin, Organ
  • SUITE (1959) Organ

Aherns' work has been issued on CD including:

  • Das Heilige Jahr - Orgelopus Von Joseph Ahrens by Sieglinde Ahrens and Joseph Ahrens (Audio CD)
  • Eben - Organ Works by Petr Eben, Sieglinde Ahrens, and Martin Lenniger (Audio CD - 1992)
  • Petr Eben - Organ Work by Petr Eben, Sieglinde Ahrens, and Rudolf Lodenkemper (Audio CD - 1993)
  • Orgelwerke by Sieglinde Ahrens and Petr Eben (Audio CD)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sieglinde Aherns". Retrieved 11 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 4 October 2010.