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Messiaen: L'ascension Et La Messe De La Pentecote

Messiaen / Colin Andrews
Release Date: 03/27/2012 
Label:  Loft Recordings   Catalog #: 117   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Colin Andrews
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Colin Andrews, a large Fisk organ, and the acoustics of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Greenville, NC, are the ideal ensemble for Messiaen’s most popular organ work, the Ascension Suite, and his evocative Mass for Pentecost. Colin Andrews, a large Fisk organ, and the acoustics of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Greenville, NC, are the ideal ensemble for Messiaen’s most popular organ work, the Ascension Suite, and his evocative Mass for Pentecost. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Messe de la Pentecôte by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Colin Andrews (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; France 
2. L'Ascension, 4 Meditations for Organ by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Colin Andrews (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; France 

Sound Samples

L'Ascension: I. Majeste du Christ demandant sa gloire a son Pere
L'Ascension: II. Alleluias sereins d'une ame qui desire le ciel
L'Ascension: III. Transports de joie d'une ame devant la gloire du Christ qui est la sienne
L'Ascension: IV. Priere du Christ montant vers son Pere
Messe de la Pentecote (Whitsun Mass): Entre: Les langues de feu
Messe de la Pentecote (Whitsun Mass): Offertoire: Les choses visibles et invisibles
Messe de la Pentecote (Whitsun Mass): Consecration: Le don de Sagesse
Messe de la Pentecote (Whitsun Mass): Communion: Les oiseaux et les sources
Messe de la Pentecote (Whitsun Mass): Sortie: Le vent de l'Esprit

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