Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

Work for choir (7)

Song, lied (8)

Opera (1)

Work for soloist (35)

Work for chamber orchestra (15)

Work for orchestra (10)

Work for orchestra with soloist (5)

not qualified (1)

Creative activity

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1917

76 years

1992

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

1992

age 84
Work for orchestra

Flashes on the beyond

Eclairs sur l'au-delà


Work composed for large orchestra

Published in 1991

1991

age 83
Work for orchestra with soloist

Quadruple concerto

Concert à quatre


Work composed for piano, flute, oboe, cello and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Piece for piano and string quartet


1990

age 82

1989

age 81
Work for orchestra

A smile

Un sourire


Work composed for large orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

The city on high

La ville d'En-haut


Work composed for piano, brass, winds and percussions

1988

age 80
Work for chamber orchestra

Stained-glass window and birds

Un Vitrail et des oiseaux


Work composed for piano, brass, winds and percussions

fr

1987

age 79
Work for soloist

Small sketches of birds

Petites esquisses d'oiseaux


Work composed for piano

1986

age 78
Work for soloist

Le Livre du Saint-Sacrement


Work composed for organ

Published in 1984

Work for chamber orchestra

Chant dans le style de Mozart


Work composed for clarinet and piano

1985

age 77

1984

age 76
Work for soloist

Book of the Holy Sacrament

Livre du Saint Sacrament


Suite, composed for organ

1983

age 75
Opera

St. Francis of Assisi

Saint-François d'Assise


texts by Olivier Messiaen

Premiere on 1983-11-28

1982

age 74

1981

age 73

1980

age 72

1979

age 71

1978

age 70

1977

age 69

1976

age 68

1975

age 67

1974

age 66
Work for chamber orchestra

From the canyons to the stars…

Des Canyons aux étoiles…


Work composed for solo piano, horn, glockenspiel, xylophone and small orchestra

1973

age 65

1972

age 64
Work for soloist

Meditations on the mystery of the Holy Trinity

Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité


Work composed for organ

Work for soloist

Garden warbler

La Fauvette des jardins


Work composed for piano

1971

age 63
Work for soloist

Le Tombeau de Jean-Pierre Guézec


Work composed for horn

1970

age 62

1969

age 61
Work for choir

The Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ

La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ


Work composed for chorus, piano, cello, flute, clarinet, solo xylorimba, solo vibraphone and large orchestra

1968

age 60

1967

age 59

1966

age 58

1965

age 57
Work for chamber orchestra

And we await the resurrection of the dead

Et expecto resurrectionem mortuorum


Work composed for winds, brass and percussions

Published in 1964

1964

age 56
Work for chamber orchestra

Colours of the Celestial City

Couleurs de la Cité céleste


Work composed for solo piano and ensemble

fr

Work for soloist

Prelude


Work composed for piano

1963

age 55
Work for soloist

Monodie


Work composed for organ

Work for orchestra with soloist

Seven haikus

Sept Haïkaï, esquisses japonaises


Work composed for solo piano and small orchestra

1962

age 54

1961

age 53

1960

age 52
Work for orchestra

Time-colour

Chronochromie


Work composed for large orchestra

Work for soloist

Verset pour la fête de la dédicace


Work composed for organ

1959

age 51
Work for soloist

Bird catalogue

Catalogue d'oiseaux


Work composed for piano

Published in 1958

1. Alpine chough

2. Golden loriot

3. Blue rock thrush

4. Black-eared wheatear

5. Tawny owl

6. Woodlark

7. Reed warbler

8. Short-toed lark

9. La bouscarle ("Cetti's warbler")

10. Rock thrush

11. Buzzard

12. Black wheatear

13. Curlew

1958

age 50

1957

age 49

1956

age 48
Work for orchestra with soloist

Exotic birds

Oiseaux exotiques


Work composed for piano and orchestra

1955

age 47

1954

age 46
Work for soloist

Cantéyodjayâ


Work composed for piano

1953

age 45

1952

age 44
Work for chamber orchestra

Blackbird

Le Merle noir


Work composed for flute and piano

Premiere in 1952

Work for orchestra with soloist

Dawn chorus

Réveil des oiseaux


Work composed for piano and orchestra

fr

Work for chamber orchestra

Timbres-durées


1951

age 43
Work for soloist

Livre d'orgue


Work composed for organ

1950

age 42
Work for soloist

Four studies in rhythm

Quatre Études de rythme


Work composed for piano

Composed from 1947

1. Ile de feu (1)

2. Mode de valeurs et d'intensités

3. Neumes rhythmiques

4. Ile de feu (2)

Work for soloist

Pentecost mass

Messe de la Pentecôte


Work composed for organ

Work for choir

Cinq Rechants


Work composed for voice

fr

1949

age 41
Work for orchestra with soloist

Turangalîla-Symphonie


Work composed for piano, onde Martenot and orchestra

1948

age 40

1947

age 39

1946

age 38
Song, lied

Harawi: Songs of love and death

Harawi, chant d'amour et de mort


Melody, composed for soprano and piano

1945

age 37
Work for soloist

Twenty gazes on the Christ-child

Vingt regards sur l'Enfant Jésus


Work composed for piano

Work for choir

Three small liturgies of the Divine Presence

Trois petites Liturgies de la Présence Divine


Work composed for female choir, piano, onde Martenot and orchestra

Work for soloist

Glorious bodies

Les Corps glorieux


Work composed for organ

Work for choir

Chant des déportés


Work composed for chorus and orchestra

1944

age 36

1943

age 35
Work for chamber orchestra

Visions of the Amen

Visions de l'Amen


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Rondeau


Work composed for piano

1942

age 34
Incidental music

Musique de scène pour un Œdipe


Work composed for onde Martenot

1941

age 33
Work for chamber orchestra

Quartet for the End of Time

Quatuor pour la fin du Temps


Work composed for violin, cello, clarinet and piano

Work for choir

Chœurs pour une Jeanne d'Arc


Work composed for large choir and small choir a cappella

1. Te Deum

2. Impropères

1940

age 32

1939

age 31

1938

age 30
Song, lied

Songs of earth and heaven

Chants de terre et de ciel


Melody

Work for soloist

Deux monodies en quarts de ton


Work composed for onde Martenot

1937

age 29
Song, lied

Poèmes pour Mi - 1er & 2e Livr, pour grand soprano dramatique et orchestre


Melody, composed for soprano and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Fêtes des belles eaux


Work composed for onde Martenot

Work for choir

O sacrum convivium !


Motet, composed for chorus

1936

age 28
Work for soloist

The Lord's nativity

La Nativité du Seigneur


Work composed for organ

Published in 1935

Song, lied

Poèmes pour Mi - 1er & 2e Livr, pour voix de soprano et piano


Melody, composed for voice and piano

1935

age 27
Song, lied

Vocalise


Melody, composed for voice and piano

Work for soloist

Pièce pour le Tombeau de Paul Dukas


Work composed for piano

1934

age 26
Work for orchestra

The Ascension

L'Ascension


Work composed for orchestra

Work for soloist

l'Ascension (orgue)


Work composed for organ

fr

1933

age 25
Work for orchestra

Hymn to the Holy Sacrament

Hymne au Saint Sacrament


Work composed for orchestra

fr

Work for choir

Mass


Work composed for soprano and violin

Work for chamber orchestra

Fantasy


Work composed for violin and piano

1932

age 24
Work for chamber orchestra

Themes and Variations


Work composed for violin and piano

Work for soloist

Apparition of the eternal church

Apparition de l'église éternelle


Work composed for organ

Work for soloist

Fantaisie burlesque


Work composed for piano

1931

age 23
Work for orchestra

The forgotten offerings

Les Offrandes oubliée, méditation symphonique


Work composed for orchestra

fr

Work for orchestra

le Tombeau resplendissant


Work composed for orchestra

1930

age 22
Work for soloist

8 Preludes


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Offrande au Saint-Sacrement


Work composed for organ

Work for soloist

les Offrandes oubliées (piano)


Work composed for piano

Work for orchestra

Simple chant d'une âme


Work composed for orchestra

Song, lied

3 Melodies


Melody, composed for soprano and piano

Song, lied

Number's death

la Mort du nombre


Work composed for soprano, tenor, violin and piano

Work for soloist

Diptyque - Essai sur la vie terrestre et l'Éternité bienheureuse


Work composed for organ

1929

age 21
Work for soloist

Prelude


Work composed for piano

1928

age 20
Work for soloist

Le banquet céleste


Work composed for organ

Work for soloist

Prelude for organ


Work for soloist

l'Hôte aimable des âmes


Work composed for organ

Work for orchestra

Fugue


Work composed for orchestra

Work for soloist

Variations écossaises


Work composed for organ

Work for orchestra

le Banquet eucharistique


Work composed for orchestra

1927

age 19
Work for soloist

Esquisse modale


Work composed for organ

1926

age 18

1925

age 17
Work for soloist

la Tristesse d'un grand ciel blanc


Work composed for piano

1924

age 16

1923

age 15

1922

age 14

1921

age 13
Song, lied

Deux ballades de Villon


Melody, composed for voice and piano

1920

age 12

1919

age 11

1918

age 10

1917

age 9
Work for soloist

La dame de Shalotte


Work composed for piano

Not-dated works

Work for chamber orchestra

Quatre inédits


Work composed for onde Martenot and piano

1. Learning to read music

2. Sight-reading

3. Sight-reading

4. Sight-reading

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