1 CD / Hyperion / 2012-08-14Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie
Performers: Millar, Cynthia; Osborne, Steven
Conductors: Mena, Juanjo
Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic
"The Messiaen Monster," ridiculed by critics at its premiere - in the best tradition of works of genius - is now, "established as one of...continue...
Recording information: Grieghallen, Bergen (06/20/2011-06/24/2011)....continue...
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...
8 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2008-09-18Works: Olivier Messiaen: Les offrandes oubliées; L' Ascension, 4 meditations for orchestra, I/12a; Poèmes pour Mi; Turangalîla-Symphonie; Réveil des oiseaux, for piano & orchestra, ...
Performers: Boffard, Florent; Friedel, Horst; Hartmann-Claverie, Valerie; Latzko, Reinhard; Lentz, Thierry; Maier, Markus; Muraro, Roger; Naef, Yvonne; Ott, Gunhild; Pencz, Wolfhard; Schorer, Jochen
Conductors: Cambreling, Sylvain
Ensemble: Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
"This 8-CD set contains almost all of Messiaen's music for orchestra or large mixed ensembles...While listeners might still have individual preferences in certain works, all...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...
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2000-10-01Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie; L' Ascension, 4 meditations for orchestra, I/12a
Performers: Bloch, Thomas; Weigel, Francois
Conductors: Wit, Antoni
Ensemble: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Messiaen's musical language is derived from a number of varied sources, including Greek metrical rhythms, Hindu tradition, the serialism of Schoenberg, Debussy and bird-song, with...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1998-09-15Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie
Performers: Hartmann-Claverie, Valerie; Shelley, Howard
Conductors: Tortelier, Yan Pascal
Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
2 CD / EMI Classics / 1997-10-14Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie; Francis Poulenc: Concerto Champêtre for Harpsichord; Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani in G minor
Performers: Beroff, Michel [Piano]; Preston, Simon [Conductor/Composer]
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Note: This title is rare and is considered a collector’s item. It is priced according to its common market value. If the record label that...continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1992-05-12Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie
Performers: Loriod, Jeanne; Loriod, Yvonne [Piano/Composer]
Conductors: Chung, Myung-Whun
Ensemble: Bastille Opera Orchestra