1. Quartet for the End of Time/The Crystal Liturgy


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    Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time premiered on 15 January 1941 in the prisoner-of-war camp where the composer was interned during World War Two. To celebrate the 75th anniversary…

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    • Saint Francois d'Assise


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      Olivier Messiaen stellt in 8 Bildern das Leben des heiligen Franziskus nach: von der bedingungslosen Liebe zu Christi, der Waschung eines Aussätzigen, der Erlangung der Stigmata bis zu seinem…

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      • Oraison


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        From the time I first touched the Haken Continuum, I'd wanted to use it to play a composition by Olivier Messiaen called "Oraison". I first heard "Oraison" years ago as a…

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        • across* dove


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          The pianist is sitting at the keyboard, practicing, thinking, imaging the color of music painted through the ears of that great composer. Her mind can't help recalling the interpretation from…

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          • Vogelstimmen


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            This is a piece "performed" along Messiaen's "en Sourire". It was performed with the TonKünstler Orchestra at the Festspielhaus in St Pölten, Austria on September…

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            • Olivier Messiaen 1908-1992: Messiaen's use of birdsong


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              A film made as part of the Philharmonia Orchestra's 2008 season celebrating the composer Olivier Messiaen, exploring the use of birdsong in his music, particularly Oiseaux Exotiques.

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              • Olivier Messiaen 1908-1992: Percussion in Turangalîla-Symphonie


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                Philharmonia Orchestra Principal percussionist David Corkhill takes us through all the percussion instruments and explains Messiaen's percussion writing.

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                • Big demo september 2009


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                  This is a compilation of my work. Job sinds 3d and Fx formation and freealance job. Art direction and production : Marc Messiaen ( me ) Musik by The sounds, Rock N Roll Clients : Bureau 347, Publicis,…

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                  • Olivier Messiaen - Fête des belles eaux


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                    Vecteur Ondes play Fête des belles eaux by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) in Orgelpark at 22 February 2015. Fête des belles eaux (1937) 1. Premières fusées 2. L'eau 3.…

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                    • Olivier Messiaen 1908-1992: Messiaen and Synaesthesia


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                      We speak to artist Jane Mackay about how synaesthesia affects her artwork, and how it has influenced the incredibly colourful compositions of Olivier Messiaen.

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