Olivier Messiaen

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Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) was one of the most original and influential composers of the 20th century.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Quatuor pour la fin du temps, for violin, cello, clarinet & piano, I/22 1940 Chamber Music
Regards (20) sur l'Enfant-Jésus, for piano, I/27 1944 Keyboard
Catalogue d'oiseaux (in 7 books), for piano, I/42 1956 Keyboard
Turangalîla-symphonie, for piano, ondes martenot & orchestra, I/29 1948 Concerto Symphony
La Nativité du Seigneur, meditations (9) for organ, I/14 1935 Keyboard
O sacrum convivium!, for voices, I/18 1937 Choral
Poèmes pour Mi, song cycle for soprano & piano (or orchestra), I/17b 1936 Vocal Music
Le merle noir, for flute & piano, I/37 1951 Chamber Music
Visions de l'Amen, for 2 pianos, I/25 1943 Keyboard
Messe de la Pentecôte, for organ, I/36 1949 Keyboard
Le banquet céleste, for organ, I/1 1928 Keyboard
L' Ascension, 4 meditations for orchestra, I/12a 1932 Orchestral
Études de rhythme (4), for piano solo, I/32-35 1949 Keyboard
Livre du Saint-Sacrement, for organ, I/53 1984 Keyboard
Cinq rechants, for 12 voices, I/31 1948 Vocal Music Choral
Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine, for women's chorus, piano, ondes martenot, percussion & strings, I/26 1943 Choral
Harawi, song cycle for soprano & piano, I/28 1945 Vocal Music
Sept haïkaï, for piano, 13 winds, 6 percussion & 8 violins, I/45 1962 Concerto Chamber Music
Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum, for 34 winds & 3 percussion, I/47 1963 Orchestral
Des canyons aux étoiles..., for piano, horn, xylorimba, glockenspiel & orchestra, I/51 1971 Orchestral
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