Articles tagged 'Messiaen'

42 Amens

With Marcel Dupré’s backing, Messiaen left the Silesian prison camp in March 1941 and found work at the Paris Conservatoire as professor of harmony. He also saw his muse in a piano student who attended his first class and wrote Visions de l’Amen for them to play together.

42 Amens

With Marcel Dupré’s backing, Messiaen left the Silesian prison camp in March 1941 and found work at the Paris Conservatoire as professor of harmony. He also saw his muse in a piano student who attended his first class and wrote Visions de l’Amen for them to play together.

Enthusiasms Updated

Messiaen, Beethoven, La Rue, Brumel

Enthusiasms Updated

Messiaen, Beethoven, La Rue, Brumel

End-of-the-Year Ramble

This is an exciting discovery. In terms of significance, Gérard Pesson’s opera Forever Valley belongs with Sciarrino’s Luci mie traditrici and Lachenmann’s Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern.

End-of-the-Year Ramble

This is an exciting discovery. In terms of significance, Gérard Pesson’s opera Forever Valley belongs with Sciarrino’s Luci mie traditrici and Lachenmann’s Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern.

Thar’s Gold In Them Montaignes!

The collector of art music’s modernists surely remembers Disques Montaigne.

Thar’s Gold In Them Montaignes!

The collector of art music’s modernists surely remembers Disques Montaigne.