Olivier Messiaen: The Crystal Liturgy
  • Olivier Messiaen: The Crystal Liturgy
  • Olivier Messiaen: The Crystal Liturgy

Olivier Messiaen: The Crystal Liturgy

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Director: Olivier Mille

Cast: Olivier Messiaen

     
 

As directed by documentarist Olivier Mille, this film provides an intimate biographical portrait of still-influential music theorist and composer Olivier Messiaen (1908-92). Throughout his life, Messaien developed groundbreaking spiritual and aural ideas and philosophies, and constantly reveled in the many wonders of nature and intellectual exploration. In etching out… See more details below

Overview

As directed by documentarist Olivier Mille, this film provides an intimate biographical portrait of still-influential music theorist and composer Olivier Messiaen (1908-92). Throughout his life, Messaien developed groundbreaking spiritual and aural ideas and philosophies, and constantly reveled in the many wonders of nature and intellectual exploration. In etching out a compelling image of Messiaen, Mille brings together the most compelling archival footage of the composer and overlays extracts from his musical compositions atop images that evoke its ideas, thematic tropes and emotional landscapes

Product Details

Release Date:
11/20/2007
UPC:
0899132000442
Rating:
NR
Source:
Juxtapositions
Region Code:
0
Time:
1:47:00
Sales rank:
61,140

Special Features

Musicians and composers talk about Olivier Messiaen's work; Excerpts from the film series: Des canyons aux étoiles, le Monde d'Olivier Messiaen directed by Olivier Mille:; Birds, nature/Colours, rythms, teaching/ Faith, religion

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Olivier Messiaen: The Crystal Liturgy
1. Chapter 1 [7:47]
2. Chapter 2 [5:32]
3. Chapter 3 [5:55]
4. Chapter 4 [6:02]
5. Chapter 5 [4:21]
6. Chapter 6 [4:13]
7. Chapter 7 [5:46]
8. Chapter 8 [9:03]
9. Chapter 9 [8:38]

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