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Boulez - The Artist's Album


Release Date: 03/14/2000 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 457693   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard WagnerAlban BergClaude DebussyIgor Stravinsky,   ... 
Performer:  Teresa StratasKenneth RiegelJohn Graham-HallDmitri Vassilakis,   ... 
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival OrchestraParis Opera OrchestraCleveland Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 21 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Parsifal: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1970 
Venue:  Live  Bayreuth Festival Hall, Bavaria, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
2. Lulu: Act 1 - Scene 3, Introduction by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1935; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1979 
Venue:  IRCAM, Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
3. Lulu: Act 1 - Scene 3 "Ragtime - English Waltz" by Alban Berg
Performer:  Teresa Stratas (Soprano), Kenneth Riegel (Tenor)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1935; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1979 
Venue:  IRCAM, Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
4. Images for Orchestra: no 2, Ibéria - Le matin d'un jour de fęte by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1912; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
5. Le sacre du printemps: no 14, Danse sacrale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Masonic Hall, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116: 4th movement, Intermezzo interrotto by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
7. Rapsodie espagnole: 3rd movement, Habanera by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1908; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
8. La ville d'en haut by Olivier Messiaen
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 9 Minutes 20 Secs. 
9. Symphony no 7 in E minor: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 9 Minutes 8 Secs. 
10. Moses und Aron: Eurem Vorbild, Götter "Erotische Orgie" by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  John Graham-Hall (Tenor)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Netherlands Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1932; Berlin, Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: German 
11. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Scene at the Ball by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1996 
Venue:  Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12. Répons: Introduction by Pierre Boulez
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981-1984 
Date of Recording: 09/1996 
Venue:  Citż de la Musique, Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
13. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
14. Herzgewächse, Op. 20 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Dmitri Vassilakis (Harmonium), Hidéki Nagano (Celesta), Christine Schäfer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  IRCAM, Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Parsifal: Prelude
Lulu / Act 1: Verwandlungsmusik
Lulu / Act 1: "Seit ich für die Bühne arbeite" - "Noch etwas, bitte"
Images for Orchestra / 2. Ibéria: 3. Le matin d'un jour de fęte
Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice: 6. Danse sacrale: l'élue
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116: 4. Intermezzo interrotto (Allegretto)
Rapsodie espagnole: 3. Habanera
La Ville d'en haut (1987)
Symphony No.7 In E Minor: 3. Scherzo
Moses und Aron - original version / Act 2: Orgie der Vernichtung und des Selbstmordes - "Eurem Vor bild, Götter"
Symphonie fantastique, Op.14: 2. Un bal (Valse: Allegro non troppo)
Répons (1981 - 1984): Introduction
Herzgewachse Opus 20
Pavane pour une infante défunte - Orchestral version

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