18 CD / Erato / 2011-04-26Works: Olivier Messiaen: Petites esquisses d'oiseaux (6), for piano, I/54; Preludes (8) for Piano; Études (4) de rhythme; La nativité du Seigneur; Le banquet céleste; Apparition de l'&e...
Performers: Aimard, Pierre-Laurent; Alain, Marie-Claire; Barboteu, Georges; Chauvaut, Rene; Cotton, Roger [Tenor Vocalist]; Deplus, Guy; Dupin, Francois; Fernandez, Huguette; Guigui, Charley; Haniotis, Mario; Ja...
Conductors: Couraud, Marcel; Constant, Marius; Nagano, Kent; Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: ; Groupe Instrumental a Percussion de Strasbourg; ORTF Ensemble "Ars Nova"
This 18-CD set offers a comprehensive overview of Messiaen's work in recordings made between 1963 and 2000. The performers include the composer himself, his wife...continue...
1 CD / Teldec / 2001-03-20Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie
Performers: Aimard, Pierre-Laurent; Kim, Dominique
Conductors: Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
"Hold on to your seats! Few can match Kent Nagano's exceptional pedigree in Messiaen's music, but there has been little to prepare for this blistering...continue...