Quatour pour la fin du temps

for 'cello, piano, violin, clarinet
By Olivier Messiaen
Other works by Olivier Messiaen:
“A gentleman brought music to his lady's window, who hated him,...and when he persisted, she threw stones at him. Whereupon a friend of his that was within his company, said to him; "What greater honour can you have to your music, than that stones come about you, as they did to Orpheus."”
--Francis Bacon