Author Robert Sherlaw Johnson discusses all Messiaen's main works, exploring his musical language, the development of his technique, his individual approach to harmony and rhythm, the theological and symbolic aspects of his music, and his use of birdsong.
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Robert Sherlaw Johnson is a lecturer in music at the University of Oxford and a fellow of Worcester Colleage. He is also a composer and pianist and has recorded a number of Messiaen's works, including the Catalogue d'Oiseaux, of which he gave the first complete performance in Britain at Coventry Cathedral in 1973.Review:
'will be basic to all future Messiaen scholarship.' The Times Literary Supplement.
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