Thesis icon

Thesis

Recontextualising Messiaen's early career

Abstract:

This thesis independently re-examines Messiaen's early career and development. It assesses his personal, professional and musical associations with early contemporaries - colleagues, teachers and critics - and places his aesthetic outlook in a wider context.

In his later life, a simplistic mythology of 'difference' grew up around Messiaen; he was perceived as a 'visionary' in a rational age and as a 'simple man of faith' in a complex and secular time. This mythology has given rise ...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
Worcester College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of Music

Contributors

Publication date:
2006
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602157166
URN:
uuid:26c3a87a-bb57-4571-a6ea-bcec5ee9677c
Local pid:
td:602157166
Language:
English

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP