My NTS
Live now

Olivier Messiaen

NTS default image

Olivier Messiaen

NTS aired an episode dedicated to the music of Olivier Messiaen on 3 February 2020. Olivier Messiaen has been played over 70 times on NTS, first on 8 March 2013. Olivier Messiaen's music has been featured on 59 episodes.

Olivier Messiaen (December 10, 1908 – April 27, 1992) was a French composer, organist, and ornithologist. Messiaen's music is rhythmically complex (he was interested in rhythms from ancient Greece and from Hindu sources), and is harmonically and melodically based on modes of limited transposition, which were Messiaen's own innovation. Many of his compositions depict what he termed "the marvellous aspects of the faith", drawing on his…

Most recent episode:
radio
tracks
MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Oraison
Olivier Messiaen
Sub Rosa2006
Oraison
Olivier MessiaenSub Rosa2006
Discogs
Le Merle Noir
Olivier Messiaen
Hungaroton1976
Le Merle Noir
Olivier MessiaenHungaroton1976
Discogs
Oraison
Olivier Messiaen
Mojo Magazine2020
Oraison
Olivier MessiaenMojo Magazine2020
Discogs
Oiseaux Exotiques
Olivier Messiaen, Yvonne Loriod, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Neumann
Supraphon1971
Oiseaux Exotiques
Olivier Messiaen, Yvonne Loriod, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav NeumannSupraphon1971
Discogs
Vingt Regards Sur L'Enfant Jésus : I Regard Du Père
Messiaen, Aimard
Teldec Classics2000
Vingt Regards Sur L'Enfant Jésus : I Regard Du Père
Messiaen, AimardTeldec Classics2000
Discogs
Vingt Regards Sur L'Enfant Jésus
Olivier Messiaen, Michel Béroff
EMI, La Voix De Son Maître1970
Vingt Regards Sur L'Enfant Jésus
Olivier Messiaen, Michel BéroffEMI, La Voix De Son Maître1970
Discogs
Quartet For The End Of Time
Messiaen, Amici Ensemble
Naxos2001
Quartet For The End Of Time
Messiaen, Amici EnsembleNaxos2001
Discogs
Oraison
Oliver Messiaen
A Strangely Isolated Place2017
Oraison
Oliver MessiaenA Strangely Isolated Place2017
Discogs
O Sacrum Convivium!
Olivier Messiaen
Arion1984
O Sacrum Convivium!
Olivier MessiaenArion1984
Discogs
V. Louange À L'Éternité De Jésus
Olivier Messiaen
EMI Classics2008
V. Louange À L'Éternité De Jésus
Olivier MessiaenEMI Classics2008
Discogs
MORE TRACKS