Messiaen - Quatuor pour la fin du Temps; Ades - Court Studies | Mirare MIR334

Messiaen - Quatuor pour la fin du Temps; Ades - Court Studies

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Label: Mirare

Cat No: MIR334

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 7th December 2018

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About

The Quatuor pour la fin du Temps is one of the most fascinating works of the twentieth century. Its ability to embody many of the historical traumas and cultural revolutions that have influenced our world right down to the present day is unique.

Complex rhythms, refined polyphony and passages of the most extreme sweetness place us before an existential question: how to create a religious and avant-garde work in a Nazi prisoner-of-war camp?

Contrasts of style, mixtures of timbres and expressive power are the hallmark of Court Studies (2005) by Thomas Adès, which completes the programme.

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