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Messiaen: Poèmes Pour Mi, Sept Haïkaï, Etc / Boulez, Et Al


Release Date: 11/11/1997 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 453478   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Françoise PolletPierre-Laurent AimardJoela Jones
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, p.164) - "...What really makes this new DG issue essential to any true Messiaenist is the orchestral 'Poèmes pour Mi,' making what I believe is its CD debut....I'm more than satisfied with the precise sensuality of the Cleveland's playing and the rather grand, operatic voice of Françoise Pollet..."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, p.164) - "...What really makes this new DG issue essential to any true Messiaenist is the orchestral 'Poèmes pour Mi,' making what I believe is its CD debut....I'm more than satisfied with the precise sensuality of the Cleveland's playing and the rather grand, operatic voice of Françoise Pollet..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Poèmes pour Mi by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Françoise Pollet (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1996 
Venue:  Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio 
Notes: Orchestrated: Olivier Messiaen (1937) 
2.
Réveil des oiseaux by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Pierre-Laurent Aimard (Piano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio 
3.
Haïkaï (7) by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Joela Jones (Piano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Written: 1962 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio 

Sound Samples

Poemes pour mi: 1. Action de grâces
Poemes pour mi: 2. Paysage
Poemes pour mi: 3. La maison
Poemes pour mi: 4. Epouvante
Poemes pour mi: 5. L'Epouse
Poemes pour mi: 6. Ta voix
Poemes pour mi: 7. Les deux guerriers
Poemes pour mi: 8. Le collier
Poemes pour mi: 9. Prière exaucée
Le Réveil des oiseaux
Sept Haikai: 1. Introduction
Sept Haikai: 2. Le Parc de Nara et les lanternes de pierre
Sept Haikai: 3. Yamanaka - Cadenza
Sept Haikai: 4. Gagaku
Sept Haikai: 5. Miyajima et le torii dans la mer
Sept Haikai: 6. Les Oiseaux de Karuizawa
Sept Haikai: 7. Coda

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