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Memories of Messiaen

As part of the Proms's celebration of Olivier Messiaen's 100th anniversary in 2008, three of the his former pupils, Pierre Boulez, Tristan Murail and George Benjamin, recall their studies with him. As well as being one of the most important composers of the 20th century, Messiaen was one of the foremost teachers of composition, and in his famous classes in Paris he taught many of the most prominent contemporary composers.

20 minutes

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Wed 6 Aug 2008 20:25