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The Messiaen celebrations come to an overwhelming climax with this superb 32-CD set of his complete works.
This is the only complete edition – Released on Deutsche Grammophon – Limited edition. Includes 400-page booklet in English and French, including complete sung texts and libretto.
The solo piano works with Roger Muraro (7 CDs); the organ works with Olivier Latry (6 CDs); Orchestral and Choral works with Myung Whun Chung and Pierre Boulez, with Pierre-Laurent, Yvonne Loriod as soloists (ca. 10 CDs); the opera Saint Francois directed by Kent Nagano (4 CDs); Chamber Works with Daniel Barenboim, Gidon Kremer and Martha Argerich, Daniel Hope (new recording); vocal works with Noelle Barker
The whole is rounded off with a performance of the two-piano Visions de l’Amen by Yvonne Loriod and Messiaen himself (recorded in Paris in 1962)
Specially recorded for this edition: Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine, Coulers de la Cité Céleste and the rare Hymne (1932) with Myung Whun Chung; the recently discoverd Fantaisie for violin and Piano with Daniel Hope.
Complete tracklist : Messiaen – Complete Edition