This second volume is devoted to rhythms, with many extensive music examples and scores. It includes an analysis of Le Sacre du Printemps and of the Turangalila-Symphonie. Many other works are quoted as examples.
Hannu Lintu conducts the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. With Angela Hewitt, piano; and Valerie Hartmann-Claverie, ondes Martenot. Hybrid SACD.
Messiaen's monumental work is performed by Steven Osborne, piano; Cynthia Millar, ondes martenot; and the Bergen Philharmonic. Conducted by Juanjo Mena.
Contents: Turangalîla-symphonie, for piano, ondes martenot & orchestra, I/29 / Olivier Messiaen. Performers: Bastille Opera Orchestra (Orchestra), Jeanne Loriod (Ondes Martenot), Yvonne Loriod (Piano). Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung. Orchestra/Ensemble: Bastille Opera Orchestra.
Francois Weigel, piano; Thomas Bloch, Ondes Martenot; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra; Antoni Wit.
Contents: Turangalîla-symphonie, for piano, ondes martenot & orchestra, I/29 / Olivier Messiaen. Performers: Jeanne Loriod (Ondes Martenot), London Symphony Orchestra (Orchestra), Michel Béroff (Piano). Conductor: André Previn. -- Quatuor pour la fin du temps, for violin, cello, clarinet & piano,…
In this Italian-language book, the author examines the music and philosophy of Messiaen during the first part of his compositional life, spanning from 1928-1948. With an introduction, bibliography, index, and music examples.
Composed in 1992 and dedicated to the composer's teacher at Canterbury Univ., John Cousins. Premiered in October 1993 at Victoria University, Wellington, as part of a Turangalila concert. SUBSCRIPTIONS INVITED!
An examination of three works by Messiaen which express human love through the myth of Tristan and Isolde: Harawi Songs, Turangalila Symphonie, and Cinq Rechants. With a preface, bibliography, index, musical examples, and illustrations.