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Messiaen Studies

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ISBN-10: 0521839815

ISBN-13: 9780521839815

Edition: 2007

Authors: Robert Sholl, Robert Sholl

List price: $85.99
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This is a contributory volume on the work of the influential 20th-century French composer, Olivier Messiaen. Giving a mixture of insights into Messiaen's music, the work covers the range of Messiaen's interests, and will be of interest to readers with an interest in music, literature, art and theology.
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Book details

List price: $85.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/20/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Robert Sholl is Senior Lecturer in Music at Thames Valley University and also lectures at King's College London.

List of contributors
Messiaen in 1942: a working musician in occupied Paris
Love, Mad Love and the 'point sublime': the Surrealist poetics of Messiaen's: Harawi
Messiaen's journey towards asceticism
Forms of love: Messiaen's aesthetics of eblouissement
Messiaen's mysterious birds
Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux: a musical dumbshow?
The impossible charm of Messiaen's Chronochromie
Composer as performer, recording as text: notes towards a 'manner of realization' for Messiaen's music
'The art of the most intensive contrast': Olivier Messiaen's mosaic form up to its apotheosis in Saint Francois d'Assise
Two paths to paradise: reform in Messiaen's Saint Francois d'Assise
Messiaen and twentieth-century music