10th March 1970

Oiseaux exotiques, La Bouscarle, Réveil des oiseaux

The Supraphon album featuring Olivier Messiaen’s Oiseaux exotiques, La Bouscarle and Réveil des oiseaux, as performed by Yvonne Loriod and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Václav Neumann, was awarded the 1969 Prix Edison de la Critique Hollandaise du Disque. Subsequently, the prestigious award went to another two Supraphon recordings: of Jacob Obrecht’s Missa super “Maria Zart” (1970), and of Arthur Honegger’s Jeanne d’Arc au buche (1978).