Olivier Messiaen: Harawi (1945), Part 1

Harawi, Chant d'amour et de mort 1. La ville qui dormait, toi 2. Bonjour toi, colombe verte 3. Montagnes The first three songs of Messiaen's 12-song cycle, the first part of the so-called Tristan trilogy (also including Turangalîla and Cinq Rechants), works inspired by Wagner's opera and the themes of love and death in general.

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