Boulez conducts Bartók

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BÉLA BARTÓK

Boulez conducts Bartók

Complete Recordings
on Deutsche Grammophon
Zimerman ˇ Grimaud
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Berliner Philharmoniker
London Symphony Orchestra a.o.
Int. Release 03 Aug. 2009
8 CDs / Download
CD DDD 0289 477 8125 7 GB 8
Boulez Bartók: Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon


Track List

CD 1: Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra; Orchestral Pieces, Op.12

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Four Orchestral Pieces op.12 (Sz 51)

Concerto For Orchestra, Sz. 116

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Total Playing Time 59:50

CD 2: Bartók: Divertimento; Dance Suite; Hungarian Sketches; Two Pictures

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Dance Suite, Sz. 77

2 Pictures, (Op.10) Sz. 46

Hungarian Sketches, Sz. 97

11.
0:00
2:21

Divertimento for Strings, Sz. 113

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Total Playing Time 1:12:07

CD 3: Bartók: Piano Concertos Nos.1 - 3

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Piano Concerto No.1, BB 91, Sz. 83

Krystian Zimerman, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Piano Concerto No.2, BB 101, Sz. 95

Leif Ove Andsnes, Berliner Philharmoniker, Pierre Boulez

Piano Concerto No.3, BB 127, Sz. 119

Hélčne Grimaud, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Total Playing Time 1:16:08

CD 4: Bartók: Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra; Violin Concerto No.1; Viola Concerto

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Concerto for 2 Pianos, Percussion, and Orchestra, Sz.115

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich, Neil Percy, Nigel Thomas, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Violin Concerto No.1 (Op.posth), Sz36

Gidon Kremer, Berliner Philharmoniker, Pierre Boulez

Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, op.post.

Version: Tibor Serly

Yuri Bashmet, Berliner Philharmoniker, Pierre Boulez

Total Playing Time 1:10:19

CD 5: Bartók: Violin Concerto No.2; Rhapsodies Nos.1 & 2

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Violin Concerto No.2, Sz.112

Rhapsody No.1 for Violin and Orchestra, Sz. 87

Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra no.2 Sz 90

Gil Shaham, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Total Playing Time 1:03:17

CD 6: Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Bluebeard's Castle, Sz. 48 (Op.11)

Jessye Norman, László Polgár, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Total Playing Time 57:59

CD 7: Bartók: Cantata profana, Sz94; The Wooden Prince, Op.13

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Cantata Profana, BB.100, Sz.94 - The Nine Splendid Stags

John Aler, John Tomlinson, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, Chicago Symphony Chorus

The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 (Op.13)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Total Playing Time 1:13:06

CD 8: Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, Op.19; Music for Strings, Precussion and Celesta, Sz 106

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz. 106

14.
0:00
7:27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Total Playing Time 1:02:06

Boulez's "Cantata profana" is possibly the best ever recorded.

Au fil des ans et des parutions, Pierre Boulez a construit une anthologie Bartók, proche de l'intégrale, qui fera date . . . [cet ensemble va] s'imposer en référence.