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Synaesthesia: The Crossing of the Senses
"We interpret one sense by another." William Hazlitt "Although medicine has known about synaesthesia for three centuries, it keeps forgetting that it knows. Richard Cytowic, in "Synaesthesia: Phenomenology and Neuropsychology a Review of...
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Oleander: Correspondences
Olea europaea Folk Names: Olivier Gender: Masculine Planet: Sun Element: Fire Deity: Athena, Apollo, Irene, Minerva, Ra Power: Healing, Peace, Fertility, Potency, Protection, Lust...
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Review: The New York Philharmonic Presents Messiaen in a Broader Context
The concert, featuring musicians from the Philharmonic in duos, and one solo, by Messiaen, Pierre Boulez, George Benjamin and Oliver Knussen, was sold out. The goal of this program, which lasted just 90 minutes, including Mr. ...
New York Philharmonic explores complex great Messiaen
Among the great modern composers, Olivier Messiaen wrote from an especially intense worldview -- he was a devout Catholic, found inspiration in the songs of birds and perceived colors in musical harmonies. The New York Philharmonic is ...
Rare Flat Spot on Radius
Here a whole-tone scale, there a nod to serialism's angularities. Lee, it might be argued, is developing an ... He studied with Nadia Boulanger and Olivier Messiaen in Paris and holds a PhD from Harvard University.
Pierre Boulez and the gleam of the new
In the years just following the Second World War, Pierre Boulez used to lament the state of his art to his teacher, Olivier Messiaen, when they were riding together on the Paris Metro. Boulez would ask, “Who's going to put music right?
Pierre Boulez, Composer and Conductor Who Pushed Modernism's Boundaries, Dies
In 1944-45, he took a harmony class taught by Olivier Messiaen, whose impact on him was decisive. Messiaen's teaching went far beyond traditional harmony to embrace new ...

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