Olivier Messiaen's opera, Saint François d'Assise / Vincent Perez Benitez.

In this comprehensive study of Olivier Messiaen's magnum opus, Saint François d'Assise, Vincent Perez Benitez examines the opera from both theological and musical-analytical perspectives to ask how Messiaen expresses his Catholic theology through his work.

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Main Author: Benitez, Vincent Perez, 1955- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2019]
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-295) and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction: Setting the stage for Messiaen's compositional summa -- Contemplating theologies of beauty, glory, and light in Saint François d'Assise -- A theological opera and its musical themes -- Form as an expression of the beyond -- Chords and colors : the harmonic vocabulary of Saint François d'Assise -- Analyzing the musical language of Saint François d'Assise -- Birdsong in Saint François d'Assise -- Tonal-dramatic associations in Saint Francis's spiritual journey -- Saint Francis's path toward the numinous : a tonal-color narrative -- Appendix: Dramatic synopsis. 
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