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Published by Amadeus Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Messiaen, Olivier, 1908- -- Criticism and interpretation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Peter Hill.
ContributionsHill, Peter, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.M595 M48 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination581 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages581
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL882395M
ISBN 100931340950, 0931340942
LC Control Number95170368
OCLC/WorldCa32630489

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Re-issued to coincide with the centenary of Messiaen's birth, The Messiaen Companion was the first major study to appear after the composer's death in April It was the first book to offer both a complete survey of Messiaen's extraordinary achievements and a comprehensive guide to his music, also examining in detail the enduring inspiration which Messiaen derived 5/5(1).   Messiaen's influential teaching is recalled in essays by three of his pupils (Pierre Boulez, George Benjamin, and Peter Hill), and the composer is also remembered in a remarkable and moving contribution from his widow and devoted musical companion, the pianist Yvonne Loriod/5(10). Messiaen's influential teaching is recalled in essays by three of his pupils (Pierre Boulez, George Benjamin, and Peter Hill), and the composer is also remembered in a remarkable and moving contribution from his widow and devoted musical companion, the pianist Yvonne Loriod.   About Book. Re-issued to coincide with the centenary of Messiaen's birth, The Messiaen Companion was the first major study to appear after the composer's death in April It was the first book to offer both a complete survey of Messiaen's extraordinary achievements and a comprehensive guide to his music, also examining in detail Author: Russell Hoban.

Olivier Messiaen has 34 books on Goodreads with ratings. Olivier Messiaen’s most popular book is Technique Of My Musical Language. Livre d'orgue ("Organ book") is a work for organ by the French composer Olivier Messiaen, composed in –A major work of Messiaen, its place in Messiaen's output can be compared to that of Bach's The Art of Fugue.. According to Messiaen, [citation needed] different parts of the work were composed in different places, influencing their form: "Reprise par . Olivier-Eugène-Prosper-Charles Messiaen was born on December 10 in at Avignon, France, into a literary family. He was the elder of two sons of Cécile Sauvage, a poet, and Pierre Messiaen, a teacher of English from a farm near Wervicq-Sud who translated the plays of William Shakespeare into French. Messiaen's mother published a sequence of poems, L'âme en . Roderick Chadwick and Peter Hill give a detailed account of the evolution of Olivier Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux for piano solo, from its initial conception in the Black Forest in to its completion and premiere in the Parisian 'Concerts du Domaine Musical' at the end of the : Roderick Chadwick, Peter Hill.

Re-issued to coincide with the centenary of Messiaen's birth, The Messiaen Companion was the first major study to appear after the composer's death in April It was the first book to offer both a complete survey of Messiaen's extraordinary achievements and a comprehensive guide to his music, also examining in detail the enduring inspiration which Messiaen derived Brand: Faber & Faber. This Limited Edition publication explores the 20 year history of the Festival Messiaen au pays de la Meije. The book pays tribute to the commitment of its founder and artistic director, Gaëtan Puaud and editor/author Raphaëlle Blin highlights the artistic, social and political experiences that maintained and supported creative music making and activities in the landscape that was so .   The Messiaen Companion by Peter Hill (Editor) Paperback $ Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Publish your book Pages: The Messiaen companion. [Peter Hill;] -- 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.