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Visions of Amen: The Early Life and Music of Olivier Messiaen

Hyesook Kim, Stephane Lemelin, and Stephen Schloesser
Eerdmans, 2014

French composer Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) is probably best known for his Quartet for the End of Time, premiered in a German prisoner-of-war camp in 1941. However, Messiaen was a remarkably complex, intelligent person with a sometimes tragic domestic life who composed a wide range of music. This book explores the enormous web of influences in the early part of Messiaen's long life.

 


A Conversation in Christian Higher Education

Two groups of 12-15 faculty and staff will meet to discuss the readings and emerging issues raised inChristian Higher Education: A Global Reconnaissance. Learn more.

Christian Higher Education Online

Puzzled over the challenges and opportunities of online education? Tired of the MOOC hype? Read a thoughtful report on Christian Higher Education Online (CHEO) written by Kara Sevensma (Education) and Marj Terpstra (Education), leaders of a year-long Calvin working group sponsored by the Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship.

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