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Century Vol 20 - Music Of Today


Release Date: 02/14/2006 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 2908182   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Edgard VarèseOlivier MessiaenHenri DutilleuxKarlheinz Stockhausen,   ... 
Performer:  Philippe BernoldEmmanuelle BertrandIsabelle FaustEwa Kupiec,   ... 
Conductor:  Daniel ReussDiego MassonPaul HillierKent Nagano,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber ChorusMusique Vivante EnsembleLes Percussions de Strasbourg,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus, Musique Vivante Ensemble, Strasbourg Percussion Ensemble, Theatre of Voices, Orchestra De Cambra Teatro Lliure, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. Conductors: Daniel Reuss, Luciano Berio, Diego Masson, Paul Hillier, Josep Pons, Kent Nagano. Soloists: Philippe Bernold, Alexandre Tharaud, Lawrence Power, Marie-Josèphe Jude, Emmanuelle Bertrand, Isabelle Faust, Ewa Kupiec. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus, Musique Vivante Ensemble, Strasbourg Percussion Ensemble, Theatre of Voices, Orchestra De Cambra Teatro Lliure, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. Conductors: Daniel Reuss, Luciano Berio, Diego Masson, Paul Hillier, Josep Pons, Kent Nagano. Soloists: Philippe Bernold, Alexandre Tharaud, Lawrence Power, Marie-Josèphe Jude, Emmanuelle Bertrand, Isabelle Faust, Ewa Kupiec. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Density 21.5 by Edgard Varèse
Performer:  Philippe Bernold (Flute)
Written: 1936 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2. Rechants (5): no 4, Très vif by Olivier Messiaen
Conductor:  Daniel Reuss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: French 
3. Strophes (3) sur le nom de Sacher: Strophe no 1, Un poco indeciso by Henri Dutilleux
Performer:  Emmanuelle Bertrand (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1975).
Composition revised: France (1982). 
4. Aus den sieben Tagen: Setz die Segel sur Sonne by Karlheinz Stockhausen
Conductor:  Diego Masson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musique Vivante Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
5. Subito by Witold Lutoslawski
Performer:  Isabelle Faust (Violin), Ewa Kupiec (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; Poland 
Date of Recording: 08/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
6. Pléïades: 1st Movement by Iannis Xenakis
Performer:  Jean-Pierre Bedoyan (Percussion), Georges Van Gucht (Percussion), Claude Ricou (Percussion),
Keito Nakamura (Percussion), Christian Hamouy (Percussion), Gabriel Bouchet (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Percussions de Strasbourg
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 01/1986 
Venue:  Centre Europe de Colmar, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7. Cantate Domino by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Theatre of Voices
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; Estonia 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  St. Stephen's Church, Belvedere, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
8. Song Books: Solo for Voice 22 by John Cage
Performer:  Shabda Owens (Electronics), Andrea Fullington (Soprano), Paul Hillier (Bass)
Conductor:  Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Theatre of Voices
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1995 
Venue:  Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
9. Sonata for Cello solo: 3rd movement, Toccata by George Crumb
Performer:  Emmanuelle Bertrand (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
10. Mass: Gospel-Sermon "God said" by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin,  Pacific Mozart Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. La muerte del Angel by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Pablo Mainetti (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Josep Pons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barcelona Teatre Lliure Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
Venue:  Sant Cugat Auditorium, Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Lluis Vidal. 
12. Laborintus no 2: Part 2 by Luciano Berio
Performer:  Christiane Legrand (Soprano), Janette Baucomont (Soprano), Claudine Meunier (Alto),
Edoardo Sanguineti (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Luciano Berio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musique Vivante Ensemble,  Chorale Experimentale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 13 Minutes 50 Secs. 
13. Sonatine for Flute and Piano: 4th movement, Rapide by Pierre Boulez
Performer:  Alexandre Tharaud (Piano), Philippe Bernold (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
Length: 12 Minutes 21 Secs. 
14. Sonata for Viola solo: 6th movement, Chaconne chromatique by György Ligeti
Performer:  Lawrence Power (Viola)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Hungary (1991 - 1994). 
15. Etudes d'interprétation for Piano, Book 1: no 1, Cadences libres by Maurice Ohana
Performer:  Marie-Josèphe Jude (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 

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