WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

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. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

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

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In