Daniel Roth (born in 1942) studied organ with Marie-Claire Alain and composition with Maurice Duruflé. He is internationally famous as an organ virtuoso and teaches at the Musikhochschule in Frankfurt/Main Aïn Karim is the name of the place near Jerusalem where Mary, mother of Jesus, is thought to have visited her cousin Elisabeth and spoke the words of the ‘Magnificat’. Daniel Roth has taken part of this text ('He puts down the mighty from their seat and exalts the humble and meek') to emphasise the contrast between the ‘small’ flute and the ‘monumental’ organ.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).