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Author Messiaen, Olivier, 1908-1992-

Title Des canyons aux étoiles ; Oiseaux exotiques ; Couleurs de la cité céleste [sound recording] / Olivier Messiaen.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : CBS Masterworks, p1988.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    EA MESS DCA S62CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 013000 001407 001656
Note The 1st work for piano, horn, xylophone, glockenspiel, and orchestra; the 2nd for piano with instrumental ensemble (11 winds, xylophone, glockenspiel, percussion (2 players)); the 3rd for piano with instrumental ensemble (3 clarinets, 3 xylophones, brasses, and percussion).
Program notes by Paul Crossley in English with German and French translations (19 p.) inserted in container.
Parallel titles on container: From the canyons to the stars = Von den Canyons zu den Sternen (1st work) ; Exotic birds = Exotische Vögel (2nd work) ; Colors of the celestial city = Farben der himmlischen Stadt (3rd work).
Durations: 1:30:00; 14:07; 16:56.
Compact disc.
Performer Paul Crossley, piano ; London Sinfonietta or members thereof ; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor.
Event Recorded 1988 in Walthamstow Assembly Hall, England (1st work) and EMI Studio #1, London (remainder).
Subject Piano, horn, glockenspiel, xylophone with orchestra.
Piano with instrumental ensemble.
Added Author Crossley, Paul. Performer.
Salonen, Esa-Pekka, 1958- Conductor.
Messiaen, Olivier, 1908- Des canyons aux étoiles. 1988.
Messiaen, Olivier, 1908- Oiseaux exotiques. 1988.
Messiaen, Olivier, 1908- Couleurs de la cité céleste. 1988.
London Sinfonietta. Performer.
Added Title Des canyons aux étoiles.
Oiseaux exotiques.
Couleurs de la cité céleste.
From the canyons to the stars.
Von den Canyons zu den Sternen.
Exotic birds.
Exotische Vögel.
Colors of the celestial city.
Farben der himmlischen Stadt.
Instrumental music. Selections
Standard No. 7464447622
Music No. M2K 44762 CBS Masterworks

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