Messiaen: The Organ Works

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Messiaen: The Organ Works

Catalogue No:

UKCD600

Discs:

6

Release date:

9th Dec 2016

Barcode:

5060332660414

Medium:

CD
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Messiaen: The Organ Works


Messiaen:

La Nativité du Seigneur

Le Banquet Céleste

Apparition de l'Eglise Eternelle

L'Ascension (organ version)

Les Corps Glorieux

Messe de la Pentecote

Livre d'Orgue

Méditations sur le mystère de la Sainte Trinité

Diptyque

Verset pour la fête de la Dédicace

Livre du Saint-Sacrement


CD - 6 discs

$23.50

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Jennifer Bate enjoys a unique reputation as a world authority on the French composer, Olivier Messiaen, and was his organist of choice. Unicorn-Kanchana recorded the complete organ works between 1979 and 1981, appearing subsequently on CD. Each volume was heard by Messiaen prior to its final editing; he endorsed every one with enormous enthusiasm. All won international acclaim. Her world première recording of his last masterpiece for organ, 'Livre du Saint Sacrement', had exceptional international success, winning a Grand Prix du Disque. Treasure Island are to be commended on the reissue of these classic recordings on the occasion of her 70th birthday, and are re-releasing all of Jennifer’s Unicorn and Unicorn-Kanchana recordings. Future releases will include the works of César Franck. Also due for rerelease this autumn [on the Heritage label] is Jennifer's recording of Peter Dickinson’s Organ Concerto, originally recorded for EMI.

CDs 1–4, CD 5: Grandes Orgues de la Cathédrale Saint Pierre, Beauvais

CD5 (tracks 3–10), CD 6: Grandes Orgues de l’Église de la Sainte Trinité, Paris

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