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Author Messiaen, Olivier, 1908-1992, composer.

Title Catalogue d'oiseaux / Olivier Messiaen.

Publication Info. [Netherlands] : Pentatone, [2018]

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Description 3 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 videodisc (49 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
digital optical stereo surround SACDs
digital optical stereo DVD
video file all regions DVD
DVD video DVD
audio file SACDs
Medium of Performance piano 1 1
Language Bonus DVD: In English with optional subtitles in French and German.
Note Title from disc label.
System Details Bonus DVD: Wide screen (16:9).
Performer Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano.
Event Recorded 2017, August in Saal 1, Funkhaus, Nalepastrasse, Berlin.
Note Bonus DVD features Pierre-Laurent Aimard's introductions to each piece, as well as an interview.
Program notes in English, French and German (74 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
System Details Hybrid Super Audio CD (SACD): CD audio-encoded stereo playable on regular CD player; requires SACD player and playback equipment with analog inputs for DSD (Direct Stream Digital) stereo or multichannel surround sound to audition SACD-encoded layers.
Contents disc 1. 1er livre. Le chocard des Alpes = The Alpine chough (9:27) ; Le loriot = The golden oriole (8:06) ; Le merle bleu = The blue rock thrush (12:59) -- 2e livre. Le traquet stapazin = The black-eared wheatear (14:05) -- 3e livre. La chouette hulotte = The tawny owl (7:54) ; L'alouette lulu = The wood lark (6:47).
disc 2. 4e livre. La rousserolle effarvatte = The reed warbler (31:37).
disc 3. 5e livre. L'alouette calandrelle = The short-toed lark (5:12) ; La bouscarle = The warbler (10:25) -- 6e livre. Le merle de roche = The rock thrush (17:24) -- 7e livre. La buse variable = The buzzard (9:41) ; Le traquet rieur = The black wheatear (7:50) ; Le courlis cendré = The curlew (9:15).
Bonus DVD. Introductions -- Interview. Olivier Messiaen and his Catalogue d'oiseaux ; Messiaen's two characteristics ; Messiaen in nature ; Scientific attitude ; Music of the unexpected.
Subject Piano music.
Birds -- Songs and music.
Program music.
Aimard, Pierre-Laurent, 1957- -- Interviews.
Aimard, Pierre-Laurent, 1957-
Piano music.
Genre/Form Art music.
Program music.
Nonfiction films.
Filmed interviews.
Art music.
Nonfiction films.
Songs and music.
Added Author Aimard, Pierre-Laurent, 1957- Instrumentalist, interviewee.
Standard No. 827949067068
Music No. PTC 5186 670 Pentatone (container)
PTC 5186 674 Pentatone (disc 1)
PTC 5186 675 Pentatone (disc 2)
PTC 5186 676 Pentatone (disc 3)
PTC 5186 599 Pentatone (DVD)