|Messiaen, Olivier / Marilyn Nonken And Sarah Rothenberg / Visions De L'amen (1943)|
|Album:||Visions De L'amen (1943)||Collection:||Classical|
|Artist:||Messiaen, Olivier / Marilyn Nonken And Sarah Rothenberg||Added:||06/2010|
|Add Date:||2010-07-18||Pull Date:||2010-09-19||Charts:||Classical/Experimental|
|Week Ending:||5 Sep||29 Aug||22 Aug||1 Aug||25 Jul|
|1.||Tue, 23 Jun 15:||David Bug|
In Your Ear Radio
|4.||Thu, 14 Oct 10:||David Bug|
And Other Useful Bibles In A Happy Hour with Bug
|2.||Thu, 23 Feb 12:||miss information|
maximum entropy ii
|5.||Sun, 19 Sep 10:||mr./ esq.|
the velvet futon
|3.||Thu, 31 Mar 11:||miss scarlett|
orangeasm (gilt edition)
|6.||Mon, 30 Aug 10:||Romain|
Mixed Up Class
OLIVIER MESSIAEN/ MARILYN NONKEN&SARAH ROTHENBERG|
-VISIONS DE L' AMEN (1943)
as reviewed by mr. esq.
this was originally performed by messiaen&yvonne loriod in nazi occupied paris. please read booklet=good story.
now, it is performed by nonken&rothenberg. enjoy!
(i enjoyed it.)
(notes: nonken, piano I; rothenberg, piano II. both studied extensively w/ mr. messiaen.)
p.s. thank you mr. bug!
SUGGESTED TRACKS: 2, 4, 5, 7.
1. dreary begin. sounds like a hangover. tinkling
piano. hope wants to come in, but there's stumbling.
up the steps. sudden stop.
*2. ploddy noir. hopscotch w/searchlights. plaayful.
stabby ending. =it came out bad.
3.. okey, this sounds nice. much quieter. tinkly. rolling quality.
*4. softer, sweeter than before. this just holds you. loved.
old saloon sound comes in near end. ends on sweet.
5. sounds like music for a very serious episode of charlie brown.
reminds me of gershwin. kinda fun. makes me wanna have black coffee and curl up for the night.
6. i'm hearing chopin. a really dark chopin.
*7. 'see-i told you so!', it seems to say near the end.
it's a great, building end.