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Jonathan Harvey's 'Tombeau de Messiaen': A fitting tribute to a great composer

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Jonathan Harvey's 'Tombeau de Messiaen' : A fitting tribute to a great composer. / Mead, Philip.

2012. 1-5.

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title = "Jonathan Harvey's 'Tombeau de Messiaen': A fitting tribute to a great composer",
abstract = "Philip Mead commissioned and first performed 'Tombeau de Messiaen' in 1994. It has since come to be recognised as a classic of the medium, being performed by many pianists around the world. This paper explores the work's{"}raison d'etre{"}; its relationship to the piano music of Messiaen and the nature of the piano writing; its relationship to his other works; and the many fascinating insights I learned about the work through working closely with the composer in preparation for the first performance.",
keywords = "Harvey, Messiaen, Piano and electronics",
author = "Philip Mead",
year = "2012",
month = sep,
day = "1",
language = "English",
pages = "1--5",

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