Messiaen - Meditations sur le Mystere de la Sainte Trinite

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Messiaen - Meditations sur le Mystere de la Sainte Trinite

Tom Winpenny (organ)

£5.95

With their unique amalgam of plainchant, birdsong, musically encoded ‘communicable language’, religious symbolism, concentrated counterpoint, intense dissonances and radiant triadic harmonies, the Méditations sur Le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité are indeed one of the most mysterious and fascinating as well as ambitious of all Messiaen’s organ works. They are also the latest in Tom Winpenny’s excellent ongoing survey of the composer’s organ music on the Naxos label, this time at Reykjavík’s magnif... read more

With their unique amalgam of plainchant, birdsong, musically encoded ‘communicable language’, religious symbolism, concentrated counterpoint, intense dissonances and radiant triadic harmonies, the Méd... read more

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