Olivier Messiaen

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Instructor: Hans-Ola Ericsson
Location: Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul
Time: 15:00-17:00

See Week 2


The complete organ works by Olivier Messiaen and Modern Classics
 

Week 1: The Early Works of Messiaen

This week will focus on the early works of Olivier Messiaen. We will explore the topics of articulation, registration, tempo questions in regards to different acoustics, theology and ornithology.

Repertoire List:

Olivier Messiaen
L’Ascension
Le banquet céleste
Apparition de l’Église éternelle
Diptyque
La Nativité du Seigneur
Les Corps glorieux
Monodie
Offrande au Saint Sacrement
Prélude
 

Week 2: The late works of Messiaen
 

This week will focus on music from the fifties to the late works of Olivier Messiaen. In addition to this the participants are welcome to bring their own selection of contemporary works such as, but not limited to, pieces by Mauricio Kagel and Bengt Hambraeus as well as some modern classic pieces by Arnold Schönberg and György Ligeti (see below).

Repertoire List:

Olivier Messiaen
Messe de la Pentecôte
Livre d’orgue
Méditations sur le mystère de la Sainte Trinité
Livre du Saint-Sacrement

Arnold Schönberg
Variationen über ein Rezitativ, Op. 40
Two Sonata fragments

György Ligeti
Ricercare cromatico
Two etudes: Harmonies and Coulée
Volumina