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The Messiaen companion

Author: Peter Hill
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Amadeus Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first major study since the composer's death, this examines the inspiration which Messiaen derived from his religious faith, and from his lifelong passion for ornithology and the natural world.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Messiaen companion.
Portland, Or. : Amadeus Press, 1995
(OCoLC)654920086
Named Person: Olivier Messiaen; Olivier Messiaen; Olivier Messiaen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hill
ISBN: 0931340950 9780931340956 0931340942 9780931340949
OCLC Number: 32630489
Notes: Originally published: London : Faber and Faber, 1994.
Description: 581 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Messiaen's musical language: an introduction / Anthony Pople --
Organ Music I / John Milsom --
Piano Music I / Peter Hill --
Songs and song cycles / Jane Manning --
Instrumental, orchestral and choral works to 1948 / Malcolm Hayes --
Colour / Jonathan W. Bernard --
Mysticism and theology / Wilfrid Mellers --
End of time: a Biblical theme in Messiaen's Quatuor / Iain Matheson --
Birdsong / Robert Sherlaw Johnson --
Messiaen as teacher / Pierre Boulez, George Benjamin and Peter Hill --
Interview with Yvonne Loriod / Peter Hill --
Piano Music II / Peter Hill --
Organ Music II / Gillian Weir --
Orchestral music of the 1950s and 1960s / Malcolm Troup. La Transfiguration / Wilfrid Mellers --
Des canyons aux etoiles ... / Richard Steinitz --
Saint Francois d'Assise / Paul Griffiths --
Eclairs sur l'au-dela-the last works / Paul Griffiths.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Hill.

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The first major study since the composer's death, this examines the inspiration which Messiaen derived from his religious faith, and from his lifelong passion for ornithology and the natural world.

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