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Quatuor pour la fin du temps

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Music
Author(s):
Michael KennedyMichael Kennedy, Joyce BourneJoyce Bourne

Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the end of time) 

Quartet by Messiaen for pf, cl, vn, and vc, comp. 1940 while Messiaen was in Silesian prisoner‐of‐war camp Stalag 8A, where it had its f.p., 15 Jan. 1941.