Today’s prelude, from the larger set Les Corps Glorieux (Seven Short Visions of the Life of the Resurrected Ones), was composed in 1939. The life of the resurrected ones
April 10, 2016 — Third Sunday of Easter
is free, and each piece within the set is luminously colored. The timbres of the organ reflect these characteristics.” In Joie et Clarté, the sixth vision, Messiaen writes in the score:“Then shall the righteous shine as the sun in their Father’s kingdom.” (Matthew 13:43).