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Building a Library: Messiaen: La Nativité du Seigneur

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Building a Library:
Messiaen: La Nativité du Seigneur

Reviewer - Jeremy Thurlow

First Choice:
(c/w Apparition de L'Eglise Eternelle; Le Banquet Celeste)
Dame Gillian Weir (organ of Arhus Cathedral, Denmark)
Priory PRCD921 (CD, Mid Price)

Historic Choice:
(c/w Le banquet celeste; Diptyque - Essai sur la vie terrestre et l'eternite religieuse; Apparition de l'Eglise eternelle; L'Ascension - 4 Meditations; Les Corps glorieux - 7 Visions de la vie des ressuscites; Messe de la Pentecote; Livre d'orgue - 7 Pieces)
Olivier Messiaen (organ of La Sainte-Trinite, Paris)
EMI 7674002 (4 CDs, Budget)

Also Recommended:
(Complete organ works)
Olivier Latry (organ of Notre Dame de Paris)
Deutsche Grammophon 471 480-2 (6 CDs, Mid Price)

CD Review BAL Catalogue Data
bal.messiaen:
bal.messiaen.la.nativite.du.seigneur

3 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 31 May 2008 09:00
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