Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus

Olivier Messiaen

Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus


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Olivier Messiaen's Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jésus (20 Contemplations of the Infant Jesus) are a towering specimen of twentieth century pianism. The work lasts more than two hours on those rare occasions when performed -- as Messiaen intended the pieces to be -- as a complete cycle. Written in 1944 and premiered the f... read more