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Messiaen's language of mystical love

Author: Siglind Bruhn
Publisher: New York : Garland, 1998.
Series: Studies in contemporary music and culture, v. 1.; Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 2050.
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This text explores aspects of Olivier Messiaen's spiritually committed musical language, drawing on his own remarks in subheadings and prefaces, his biblical and theological citations, his allusions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Olivier Messiaen; Olivier Messiaen; Olivier Messiaen; Olivier Messiaen; Olivier Messiaen; Olivier Messiaen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siglind Bruhn
ISBN: 0815327471 9780815327479
OCLC Number: 38392596
Description: ix, 271 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm.
Contents: Messiaen's teaching at the Paris Conservatoire / Jean Boivin --
Messiaen and the representation of the theological illusion of time / Ian Darbyshire --
Theological implications of restrictions in Messiaen's compostional processes / Roberto Fabbi --
Mystical symbols of faith / Jean Marie Wu --
Rhythmic technique and symbolism in the music of Olivier Messiaen / Robert Sherlaw-Johnson --
Saint Thomas Aquinas and the theme of truth in Messiaen's Saint Franc̜ois d'Assise / Camille Crunelle Hill --
Messiaen's Saint Franc̜ois d'Assise and Franciscan spirituality / Nils Holger Petersen --
Magic and enchantment in Olivier Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux / Theo Hirsbrunner --
Messiaen and surrealism / Larry W. Peterson --
Speaking with the tongues of men and of angels / Andrew Shenton --
Spiritual layout in Messiaen's contemplations of the manger / Siglind Bruhn.
Series Title: Studies in contemporary music and culture, v. 1.; Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 2050.
Responsibility: edited by Siglind Bruhn.
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