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Title Messiaen the theologian / edited by Andrew Shenton.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England : Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2010.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  ML410.M595 M488 2010    AVAILABLE


Call # ML410.M595 M488 2010
Phys. Description xvii, 290 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p.[271]-286) and index.
Contents Religious literature in Messiaen's personal library / Yves Balmer -- Messiaen as preacher and evangelist in the context of European modernism / Peter Bannister -- Messiaen's saintly naïveté / Sander von Maas -- Olivier Messiaen and Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger : Two views of the liturgical reform according to the second vatican council / Karin Heller -- Messiaen's relationship to Jacques Maritain's musical circle and neo-thomism / Douglas Shadle -- Messiaen and Aquinas / Vincent P. Benitez -- Dante as guide to Messiaen's gothic spirituality / Robert Fallon -- Five quartets : The search for the still point of the turning world in the war quartets of T.S. Eliot and Olivier Messiaen / Andrew Shenton -- The charm of impossibilities : Mystic surrealism as contemplative voluptuousness / Stephen Schloesser -- 'Une œuvre simple, solennelle...' : Messiaen's commission from André Malraux / Nigel Simeone -- Olivier Messiaen and the avant-garde poetics of the Messe de la Pentecôte / Robert Sholl -- Messiaen as explorer in Livre du Saint Sacrement / Luke Berryman -- Buddhist temple, Shinto Shrine and the invisible god of Sept Haïkaï / Cheong Wai Ling.
Subject Messiaen, Olivier, 1908-1992 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Alt Author Shenton, Andrew, 1962-
ISBN 9780754666400 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0754666409 (hardcover : alk. paper)