Turangalîla Symphonie

Olivier Messiaen

Turangalîla Symphonie


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Olivier Messiaen's Turangalîla-Symphonie (1948) was commissioned -- without restrictions to instrumentation or length -- by Sergey Koussevitzky for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Consequently, Turangalîla is scored for a large orchestra with a solo piano part, and makes use of the Ondes Martenot -- an early electronic ... read more