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Quartet for the End of Time

A music documentary about Olivier Messiaen's transcendent World War II masterpiece

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Overview

Genre
Music, Arts, and History
Synopsis

A music documentary about Olivier Messiaen’s transcendent masterpiece, that he composed in a World War II prison camp, and debuted there on January 15, 1941. This film was completed on the 75th Anniversary of that historic premiere, and features “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band Ensemble performing in rehearsal and at The Phillips Collection, in Washington, D.C.

Stage
finished
Running time
30 minutes

Credits

  • H. Paul Moon ... Director, Producer, Videographer, Editor
  • Olivier Messiaen ... Composer

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Zen Violence Films
Country
United States
Years of Production
2016
Locations
Washington, D.C., USA and Gorlitz, Germany

Distribution Details

Release year
2016
Language
English
Subtitles
English, French, German, Polish, Russian

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