[Epub] Messiaen By Peter Hill – Writerscompany.co.uk

The French Composer Olivier Messiaen Is A Musician About Whom Most Remains To Be Discovered More Than A Decade After His Death Our Knowledge Of Messiaen Is Largely Conditioned By What He Said About Himself In Lectures And Interviews, In His Work As A Teacher, And In The Monumental Seven Volume Treatise That Encompassed The Whole Of His Composing World But Messiaen S Public Documents Conceal As Much As They Reveal, Seldom Explaining Why A Work Was Written Or What Complexities Went Into Its Making The Composer Was Similarly Reticent About His Private LifeThis Is The First Book To Explore The World That Messiaen Was At Pains To Keep Hidden Based Upon Unprecedented Access To Messiaen S Private Archive Granted To The Authors By The Composer S Widow, Yvonne Loriod Messiaen, Peter Hill And Nigel Simeone Trace The Origins Of Many Of Messiaen S Greatest Works And Place Them In The Context Of His Life, From His Years At The Paris Conservatoire And His Passionate First Marriage To Claire Delbos Through The Immense Achievements Of His Final Decades Messiaen


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  1. says:

    Over a nearly 70 year career the French composer Olivier Messiaen gave the world a number of monumental works, usually ascribing their quality to divine inspiration While Messiaen was one of the major composers of the 20th century, he really let little slip about his personal life or the process of composition After his death in 1992, his widow Yvonne Loriod began


  2. says:

    I really wanted to like this book muchthan I actually did Perhaps it was the way in which I read it that caused confusion I started reading it in 2014, then took about a two year break when I returned the book to the library and moved away for a job When I checked it out again and tried to start where I left off, I couldn t get back into it and was confused, since I r


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