Sholl, Robert (2007) Messiaen studies. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521839815Full text not available from this repository.
The French composer Olivier Messiaen is one of the major figures of twentieth-century music. This collection of scholarly essays offers new cultural, historical, biographical and analytical perspectives on Messiaen's musical oeuvre from 1941 to 1992. The volume includes: a fascinating snapshot of Messiaen's life in occupied France; a study of the Surrealist poetics of Messiaen's song cycle Harawi; a chapter on Messiaen's iconoclastic path to the avant-garde heritage that he bequeathed to his pupils; discussion on Messiaen's place in twentieth-century music; and detailed analysis of specific works, including his opera St François d'Assise.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Messiaen; Surrealism; Avant-garde|
|Depositing User:||ROD POW|
|Date Deposited:||20 Jul 2012 11:39|
|Last Modified:||14 Nov 2016 09:27|
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