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Thursday, January 08, 2009
Voici le rossignol
Much to my embarrassment I let the centenary of Messiaen’s birth go by without comment last month. Here he is talking about birds, with interspersed piano renderings of birdsong. I also see Deutsche Grammophon have brought out a jaw-droppingly alluring 32 CD set of recordings, without which any home is incomplete, and with which, etc. What an astonishing artist Messiaen was, to the point where I feel incapable of saying anything more on the subject, which seems (non dignus sum) like a good cue to stop.