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
Le banquet céleste
Apparition de l’Église éternelle
La Nativité du Seigneur
Les Corps glorieux
Offrande au Saint Sacrement

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