VOCAL COMPOSITIONS

  • Compositions presented in alphabetical order

  • An asterisk (*) at the end of a title means that the sheet music is on sale in the Shop section

À des oiseaux

Choir (SATB) + violin + piano

Le baiser d'un papillon

Song

  • Composed in September 2015

  • Lyrics: Diane Blanchard. Music: Nicolas Gagnon

  • Duration: 4:20

  • To listen (voice: Joëlle Miller. Arrangement: Nicolas Gagnon)

Ce casque bleu

Tale

  • Composed in March 2016

  • Commissioned by the organization "PAS de la rue" in Montreal.

  • Narration and text: Yvon Turpin. Original music: Nicolas Gagnon

  • Duration: 4:00

  • To listen to the tale

Le chapelet enchanté*

Choir (SATB) + soloist + narrator + small ensemble

  • Composed between June 2003 and September 2005

  • Set of rosary prayers set to music

    • Creed (1)

    • Our Father (1)

    • Hail Mary

    • Glory to the Father

  • Album on sale in the Boutique section and on several online music platforms

  • Sheet music for sale in the Shop section

  • To listen

Credo (2)

Unison choir + piano

  • Composed in August 2013

  • Takes up some musical elements from Credo 1

  • Duration: 3:20

Hallelujah montfortain

Choir (SATB)

  • Piece composed in October 2016 for the mass of "Goodbye to the Montfortians of Drummondville"

  • Including the Hallelujah chorus composed by Handel for his oratorio Messiah

  • Original lyrics by Montfortian Father Georges Madore

  • Created November 25, 2016

  • Duration: 2:30

Ici, on fait bouger les choses

Choir (SATB) + piano

  • Piece composed in April and May 2021 as part of the “Au choeur des regions” project organized by the Alliance chorale du Québec.

  • Creation of the piece on December 12, 2021 by the choir Les Gospangels

  • Original text by Richard Gamache

  • Duration: 1:58

  • Sheet music on sale in 2022 by the editions of the Alliance chorale du Québec

Lève-toi... et viens!

Choir (SATB)

  • Composed in October 2013

  • Winner of the 3rd composition competition of the Ensemble vocal Polymnie

  • Duration: 3:30

  • Created May 22, 2014

Messe nuptiale

Choir (SATB)

  • Composed between December 2008 and April 2009 for my marriage to Cynthia Bédard

  • Includes:

    • Entrance of the Bride (romantic adaptation of the wedding march by Richard Wagner)

    • Gloria

    • Alleluia

    • Sanctus

    • History (from an original text by Georges Madore, smm)

    • Lamb of God

    • Exit of the newlyweds

  • Mass created on May 30, 2009

Notre Père (2)

Choir (SATB)

  • Composed in February 2014

  • Commissioned by the Monfortian community of Montreal

  • Includes the last official modification of the text

  • Founded Mar 7, 2014

  • Duration: 1:35

  • To listen

La romance du vin

Choir (SATB)

  • Composed in March and April 2016

  • According to an excerpt from the Émile Nelligan's poem

  • Duration: 3:52

Soleils couchants

Choir (SATB)

  • Composed in October 2015

  • From the poem by Victor Hugo

  • Duration: 3:00

Virgo Fidei (Oratorio)

Choir (SATB) +  soloists +  chamber orchestra

  • Composed between January 2014 and June 2015

  • Work in 7 movements

    • I. The Birth of Mary (4:20)

    • II. The Announcement (4:00)

    • III. Mary's Prayer - Magnificat (9:40)

    • IV. The Nativity of Jesus (6:10)

    • V. Cana, the first sign (5:20)

    • VI. The Crucifixion (6:50)

    • VII. The Assumption (5:45)

  • Text: Georges Madore, smm. Music: Nicolas Gagnon

  • Commendation of the Montfortian community of Montreal for the commemoration of the tercentenary of their founder

  • Work based on Georges Madore's book Le chemin de foi de Marie

  • Total duration of the work: 42:00

  • Creation of the work on June 13, 2015 by the Vocalys ensemble under the direction of Raymond Perrin

  • To hear the entire work

  • To see the 3rd movement - Magnificat on YouTube

  • To see the 6th movement - La Cucifixion on YouTube