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Olivier Messiaen : the music of faith

Olivier Messiaen : the music of faith / presented by Melvyn Bragg.
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [1997], [©1997]

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Additional Authors
  • Messiaen, Olivier, 1908-1992.
  • Bragg, Melvyn, 1939-
  • Benson, Alan
  • Taylor, David
  • Webb, Frank
  • Atherton, David, 1944-
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, performer.
  • London Sinfonietta, performer.
  • London Sinfonietta. Chorus, performer.
  • Films for the Humanities (Firm)
1 videocassette (79 min.) : sound, color; 1/2 in.
"In this classic interview, the late composer talks on topics such as his love of nature and his fervent Christian faith, two themes that profoundly shaped his work; his views on rhythm and tonal color; his relationship with his mother, the poet Cécile Sauvage; and his professorship at the Paris Conservatoire."
Uniform Title
South Bank Show (Television show)
Alternative Title
Music of faith
  • A videocassette release of a South Bank Show television program.
Credits (note)
  • Producer/director, Alan Benson ; photographer, David Taylor ; editor, Frank Webb.
Performer (note)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, London Sinfonietta Chorus ; David Atherton, conductor.
System Details (note)
  • VHS format.
  • ocm43780107
  • SCSB-3781742
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries