He expanded the domains of classical music, introduced the world to the sounds of nature. He slowly started studying the birdsongs, eastern rhythm, microtonal music extensively and his exploration of the relationship between music and time. He developed his own unique style of blending rhythm, color, and harmony into the most serene orchestrations which made his works very distinctive and influential!
No other musician of the 20th century had explored the realms of spirituality with such unflinching directness than him. He won several awards and musical citations, even earning the highest musical honor and anointed to the highest rank of the Légion d'honneur which inspired him more of dedicating his life to this art.
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