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Olivier Messiaen

A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

By Vincent Benitez

Routledge

366 pages

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Olivier Messiaen: A Research and Information Guide, Second Edition presents researchers with the most significant and helpful resources on Olivier Messiaen, one of the twentieth century's greatest composers. With multiple indices, this annotated bibliography will serve as an excellent tool for librarians, researchers, and scholars sorting through the massive amount of material in the field. The second edition has been fully revised and updated.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Messiaen Studies and Bibliographies



A Discussion of Messiaen Studies



Messiaen Bibliographies



Chapter 2: Primary Sources I: Fonds Olivier Messiaen – Bibliothèque nationale de France/Richelieu, Library of Congress and Symphony Orchestra Archives, Other Collections



Fonds Olivier Messiaen – VM FONDS 30 MES – Bibliothèque nationale de France/Richelieu



Cahiers de notations de chants d’oiseaux



Musical Works of Olivier Messiaen



Pedagogical Works



Compositional Notebooks



Selected Correspondence



Diaries



Other Materials



Library of Congress and Symphony Orchestra Archives



Other Collections – Library and Private



Chapter 3: Primary Sources II: Articles and Reviews, Pedagogical Works, and Lectures and Librettos



Articles, Essays in Collected Editions, Reviews, and Other Materials by Messiaen



Pedagogical Works



Lectures and Librettos



Chapter 4: Primary Sources III: Prefaces to Works, Interviews, Published Correspondence; and Documentaries and Filmed Performances



Prefaces to Works, Articles/Special Issues, and Books



Interviews



Published Correspondence and Dedicatory Notes



Documentaries and Filmed Performances



Chapter 5: Biographical and Stylistic Studies



General Studies of Messiaen’s Life and Music, Style, and Aesthetics



Specialized Discussions of Messiaen’s Music



Essay Collections, Program Booklets, and Special Periodical Issues



Devoted to Messiaen



General Biographical, Historical, and Stylistic Discussions of Messiaen and His Music in Articles and Essays in Collected Editions



Chapter 6: Topical Studies



Analytical and Theoretical Studies of Messiaen’s Music



Birdsong



Instrumental, Orchestral, Choral, and Vocal Mu

About the Author

Vincent P. Benitez is Associate Professor of Music Theory at the Pennsylvania State University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUS000000
MUSIC / General
MUS033000
MUSIC / Reference