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mus-e-journal - Online Journal

The online mus-e-journal  presents research papers of musical disciplines and arts such as musicology/ethnomusicology, theory, technology, education, in addition to composition and performance.  
"mus-e-journal" was founded in January 2008 as a non-profit online magazine in order to promote the musical arts and sciences and is published semiannually by the Muse Institute in English and Greek.   Submissions are welcome for evaluation at:

Editorial Board

Editorial Board

The Editorial Board is comprised of internationally recognized musicologists, theorists, composers and performers, most of whom hold doctoral degrees, teach in leading universities, or direct music ensembles and institutes in Europe and the US.

Honorary Advisory Board

Honorary Advisory Board

Dinos Constantinides, PhD: Professor, School of Music, Louisiana State University

Frederick Hemke, DMA: Professor, School of Music, Northwestern University

Dimitris Themelis, PhD: Emeritus professor, Department of Music, Aristotelian University

Stephen L. Syverud, PhD: Professor, School of Music, Northwestern University

Mike Vaughan, PhD: Professor, Director of the School of Humanities, Keele University 
Anna-Maria Rentzeperi-Tsonou: The expression of religiousness in Olivier Messiaen’s oeuvre Print E-mail

The expression of religiousness in Olivier Messiaen’s (1908-1992) oeuvre

by Anna-Maria Rentzeperi-Tsonou, Lecturer, Department of Musical Science and Art, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


As Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) was deeply religious, he regarded most of his works of sacred thematology as actions of faith. Most of these are attached to the meditations of the truths of the Catholic faith and borrow elements from the Bible and the writings of the Fathers of the Church, and express the Greatness of God...

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