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Musical Ekphrasis: Composers Responding to Poetry and Painting

Siglind Bruhn - Art and music - 2000 - 669 pages
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Messiaen's Contemplations of Covenant and Incarnation: Musical Symbols of ...

Siglind Bruhn - Music - 2007 - 296 pages
The celebrated composer Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) characterized himself as a "rhythmician, ornithologist, and theologian." All interpreters concur that his life and work are ...
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Musical Ekphrasis in Rilke's Marien-Leben

Siglind Bruhn - Music - 2000 - 235 pages
In 1923, the twenty-seven-year-old Paul Hindemith published a composition for voice and piano, entitledDas Marienleben, based on Rainer Maria Rilke's poetic cycle of 1912 ...
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Voicing the Ineffable: Musical Representations of Religious Experience

Siglind Bruhn - Music - 2002 - 316 pages
The relationship between music and religion has long been a clearly delineated one. Up to the late Middle Ages, music employed for ritual expressions of faith in sacred ...
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The Temptation of Paul Hindemith: Mathis Der Maler as a Spiritual Testimony

Siglind Bruhn - Music - 1998 - 419 pages
Focuses on the five-tiered representational structure in which the hermit's conflict and vindication present themselves through Hindemith's opera. Bruhn argues that the opera ...
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Messaien's [sic] Explorations of Love and Death: Musico-poetic Signification ...

Siglind Bruhn - Music - 2008 - 288 pages
"Olivier Messiaen's lifelong quest centered on the "colors" and rhythms of a music that would serve as a vehicle for his thoughts about time, his love of God, and his ...
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Messiaen's Interpretations of Holiness and Trinity: Echoes of Medieval ...

Siglind Bruhn - Music - 2008 - 229 pages
"Three of Olivier Messiaen's later works - La Transfiguration de Notre-Seigneur Jesus-Christ, Meditations sur le mystere de la Sainte Trinite, and Saint Francois d'Assise, are ...
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