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Friday, October 3, 2008

More Messiaen

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The great Alex Ross takes notice of the U. of C.'s Messiaen centennial and offers some recommended recordings. Tonight's performance features Pierre Laurent-Aimard, a former student of the composer, conducting Oiseaux exotiques (Exotic Birds). These videos are great introductions to Messiaen's ornothological interests.

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