The reinvention of religious music : Olivier Messiaen's breakthrough toward the beyond / Sander van Maas.

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Main Author: Maas, Sander van, 1968-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Fordham University Press, 2009.
Series:UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
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Summary:Present-day music studies conspicuously evade the question of religion in contemporary music. Although many composers address the issue in their work, as yet there have been few attempts to think through the structure of religious music as we hear it. On the basis of a careful analysis of Olivier Messiaen's work, this book argues for a renewal of our thinking about religious music. Addressing his notion of a "hyper-religious" music of sounds and colors, it aims to show that Messiaen has broken new ground. His reinvention of religious music makes us again aware of the fact that religi.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 229 pages)
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780823236695
0823236692
0823230597
9780823230594
9780823246526
0823246523
1282699059
9781282699052
9780823238576
0823238571
9786612699054
6612699051
Language:In English.
Reproduction Note:Electronic reproduction.
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Print version record.
Action Note:digitized