Directed By, Film Producer, Liner Notes – Olivier Mille. Producer – Pierre-Olivier Bardet.
A portrait of French composer Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992), through archival films from 1964 to 1987. Original Title Olivier Messiaen : La liturgie de cristal.
Title on DVD menu: Olivier Messiaen : the crystal liturgy. Title on disc surface: Olivier Messiaen : la liturgie de cristal. Title on container spine: Olivier Messiaen. Dual layer single-sided disc. Aspect ratio 4:3. Accompanying booklet includes introduction by Olivier Mille, biographical information about Messiaen and Mille, and lists of selected works. Special features include excerpts of interviews where musicians and composers discuss Messiaen's work: De la trilogie "Des canyons aux étoiles, le monde d'Olivier Messiaen" (episode 1: "Les oiseaux, la nature").
album Weekly Top. album Pop Hotlist. Quartet for The End of Time - I. Liturgie de cristal (Olivier Messiaen). Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time. Praise to the Immortality of Jesus. Olivier Messiaen - Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps, I-II.
Throughout a life that spanned the twentieth century, Olivier Messiaen erected one of the most individual musical aesthetics ever known and steadfastly applied it to a vast musical output. Scholars and musicians have been attempting to encapsulate that aesthetic for decades, but with his short film La liturgie de cristal, Olivier Mille has come the closest of anyone to paring it down into a compelling, digestible narrative
Top Songs Olivier Messiaen. X. Le Chemin de l'Invisible. Marcel Dupré at Saint-Sulpice, Vol. 5: Dupré and Messiaen. 3 Preludes and Fugues, op. 36: No. 2 in A Flat Major: Prelude.
Messiaen wrote this composition when he was 31 years old in 1940 and is part of the Quatuor pour la fin du Temps. This composition is part of: Quatuor pour la fin du Temps.