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José Quitin

Babou, Thomas ( b Liège , Feb 12, 1656 ; d Liège , c 1740 ). French organist and composer . He was organist of the collegiate church of St Jean l'Evangéliste in Liège at least from 1687 to 1704 (the registers preceding and following these dates are missing); from 1703 he was assisted by a young organist, Jean Buston ( d 1731 ). The Babou recorded as organist in the accounts from 1726 to 1767 is his son Jean-François-Pascal ( b Liège , 10 April 1700 ; d Liège , 13 May 1767 ), who was a notary from 1726 and secretary to the chapter



Philippe Vendrix

Liber fratrum cruciferorum leodiensium ( B-Lu 153), probably compiled for the organist Gérard Scronx in 1617 . Sacred music was still the main output of local composers in the 17th century, as with Hodemont, Hayne, Pietkin and Lamalle, or organ music in the case of Chaumont and Babou. Still, however, the most brilliant composers did not stay in Liège, Henri Dumont making his career in Paris, Daniel Danielis in the Holy Roman Empire and France – a tendency that continued in the 18th century with André-Modeste Grétry and Antoine-Frédéric Gresnick. The 18th century


Sydney Robinson Charles, George R. Hill, Norris L. Stephens and Julie Woodward

Organbook (xlv–xlvi), Pre-Classical Fr. works (xviii, xxxi, lviii–lix), Romantic works (xvii), Thierry Organbook; various works (ii–iii, v, viii, xiv–xv, xxi, xxiii–xxiv, xxvii, xxix–xxx, xlii, li, liii) Orgue et liturgie , ed. N. Dufourcq and others (Paris: Schola Cantorum, 1950 –) Babou (xliii), J.S. Bach (vii), W.F. Bach (xxxvii, xlv), Bermudo (xlvii), Brahms (xxi), Buxtehude (lxxvi), Cabezón (xxx, xxxiv), F. Campion (xiii), Charpentier (liii), Corrette (l–li, lxxvii–lxxix), L. Couperin (vi), Dagincourt (xxxi), Daquin (xxvii–xxviii), L.-A. Dornel (lxviii–lxix, lxxi–lxxii)