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The birds who gave a composer wings

By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / January 20, 2008

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Birds and their songs have haunted the poet's imagination since the days of the ancient Greeks, but none have sought out the music of treetop troubadours with the combined persistence, scientific rigor, and sheer religious awe of Olivier Messiaen. (Full article: 1134 words)

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