Saturday, January 15, 2011

Anniversary of the premiere of Quartet for the End of Time

New York based composer Martha Sullivan reminds us that today is the 70th anniversary of the premiere of Olivier Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time," which was premiered on today's date in 1941, at a prisoner-of-war camp in Silesia.

Please read Alex Ross' as always brilliant blog about this music and its historical importance, Alex wrote this in 2004

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