Archive Footage of Messiaen on Debussy

Olivier Messiaen

Archive Footage of Messiaen on Debussy

In this archive footage of one of his analysis classes at the Paris Conservatoire, the composer Olivier Messiaen apologises for his ‘composer’s voice’. Messiaen is talking about and playing excerpts from Debussy’s Pelleas et Melisande.

Published on 28 November 2012

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