PIERRE BOULEZ  / LE DOMAINE MUSICAL 1956 ... 1967

PIERRE BOULEZ
LE DOMAINE MUSICAL 1956 ... 1967

Int. Release 09 Mar. 2015
10 CDs / Download
0289 481 1510 5


Track List

CD 1: Le concert du 10è anniversaire

Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928 - 2007)
Pierre Boulez, Solistes du Domaine Musical

Luciano Berio (1925 - 2003)
Severino Gazzelloni, Pierre Boulez, Solistes du Domaine Musical

Pierre Boulez (1925 - 2016)
Le marteau sans maître

Jeanne Deroubaix, Solistes du Domaine Musical, Pierre Boulez

Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992)
Yvonne Loriod, Rudolf Albert, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Total Playing Time 1:07:47

CD 2: Les références françaises

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Edgar Varèse (1885 - 1965)
Severino Gazzelloni

Pierre Boulez, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Octandre

Pierre Boulez, Jacques Castagner, Claude Maisonneuve, Guy Deplus, Marcel Naulais, André Rabot, André Fournier, Roger Delmotte, René Allain, Jacques Cazauran

Pierre Boulez, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992)
Yvonne Loriod

Sept Haikai

12.
0:00
2:59

15.
0:00
1:53

Les Percussions De Strasbourg, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical, Pierre Boulez, Yvonne Loriod

Total Playing Time 1:02:37

CD 3: Le compositeur Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez (1925 - 2016)
Structures, Livre 1 Pour 2 Pianos

1.
1.
0:00
3:07

Structures, Livre 1 Pour 2 Pianos

2.
2.
0:00
8:48

Structures, Livre 1 Pour 2 Pianos

3.
3.
0:00
2:11

Aloys Kontarsky, Alfons Kontarsky

Severino Gazzelloni, David Tudor

Piano Sonata No.2

6.
0:00
10:59

8.
0:00
11:38

Yvonne Loriod

Total Playing Time 58:09

CD 4: Les compagnons de route

Mauricio Kagel (1931 - 2008)
Pierre Boulez, Solistes du Domaine Musical

Luigi Nono (1924 - 1990)
Pierre Boulez, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Hans Werner Henze (1926 - 2012)
Yvonne Loriod, Rudolf Albert, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Henri Pousseur
Guy Deplus, Gérard Jarry, Michel Tournus, Jean-Charles Francoise, Diego Masson, Fabienne Boury

Aloys Kontarsky, Alfons Kontarsky

Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928 - 2007)
Jacques Castagner, Claude Maisonneuve, Paul Taillefer, Guy Deplus, André Rabot

David Tudor

Total Playing Time 1:12:45

CD 5: Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)
Pierre Boulez, Jacques Parrenin, Pierre Penassou, Jacques Castagner, Claude Maisonneuve, Paul Taillefer, Guy Deplus, André Rabot, Jean-Pierre Laroque, Pierre Pollin, Jacques Lecointre, René Allain, Maurice Suzan

Three Pieces for solo Clarinet

Three Pieces for solo Clarinet

Three Pieces for solo Clarinet

Guy Deplus

3 Pieces for String Quartet

Quatuor Parrenin, Jacques Parrenin, Jacques Ghestem, Michel Wales, Pierre Penassou

Orchestre Du Domaine Musical, Pierre Boulez

9.
0:00
15:01

Pierre Boulez, Jean Giraudeau, Louis Devos, Louis Jacques Rondeleux, Xavier Depraz, Elemer Kiss, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Agon - Ballet (1957)

Orchestre Du Sudwestfunk Baden Baden, Hans Rosbaud

Total Playing Time 1:01:39

CD 6: L'école de Vienne I. De 1899 à 1912

Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951)
Verklärte Nacht, Op.4

Version for String Sextet

Jacques Parrenin, Marcel Charpentier, Denes Marton, Serge Collot, Pierre Penassou, Michel Tournus

Anton Webern (1883 - 1945)
Six pieces for orchestra, Op.6

Original version (1909)

Orchestre Du Sudwestfunk Baden Baden, Hans Rosbaud

Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951)
Three Pieces for Chamber Orchestra (1910)

Pierre Boulez, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Pierrot Lunaire, Op.21 (1912)

Part 1

Part 2

24.
0:00
1:03

Part 3

Pierre Boulez, Helga Pilarczyk, Maria Bergmann, Jacques Castagner, Guy Deplus, Louis Montaigne, Luben Yordanoff, Serge Collot, Jean Huchot

Total Playing Time 1:14:08

CD 7: L'école de Vienne II. De 1906 à 1943

Alban Berg (1885 - 1935)
Yvonne Loriod

3 Pieces for Orchestra, Op.6

Revised version of 1929

Hans Rosbaud, Orchestre Du Sudwestfunk Baden Baden

Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951)
Pierre Boulez, Solistes du Domaine Musical

Anton Webern (1883 - 1945)
2 Songs op.8 for voice and eight instruments

Pierre Boulez, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical, Jeanne Héricard

4 Songs op.13 for voice and orchestra

Jeanne Héricard, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical, Pierre Boulez

I. Kantate op.29 for soprano, mixed chorus and orchestra

II. Kantate op.31 for soprano solo, bass solo, mixed chorus and orchestra

Chorale Elisabeth Brasseur Versailles, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical, Pierre Boulez, Ilona Steingruber, Xavier Depraz

Total Playing Time 1:13:51

CD 8: L'école de Vienne III. Le sérialisme

Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951)
Serenade for Septet & Bass Voice, Op.24

Pierre Boulez, Guy Deplus, Louis Montaigne, Paul Grund, Paul Stingl, Luben Yordanoff, Serge Collot, Jean Huchot, Louis Jacques Rondeleux

Suite, Op.29

Suite, Op.29

11.
0:00
6:13

Pierre Boulez, Jacques Ghestem, Marcel Naulais, Guy Deplus, Louis Montaigne, Luben Yordanoff, Serge Collot, Jean Huchot

Anton Webern (1883 - 1945)
Variations for Piano, Op.27

Yvonne Loriod

Symphony, Op.21

Pierre Boulez, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Total Playing Time 1:10:06

CD 9: IIIè concert - Saison 1956

Giovanni Gabrieli (1553 - 1612)
Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)
Rudolf Albert, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Hans Werner Henze (1926 - 2012)
Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992)
Yvonne Loriod, Rudolf Albert, Orchestre Du Domaine Musical

Jean-Claude Eloy (1938 - )
Pierre Boulez, Solistes du Domaine Musical, Les Percussions De Strasbourg

Total Playing Time 46:56

CD 10: Une histoire d'amitiés...

Pierre Boulez, Claude Samuel

Pierre Boulez (1925 - 2016)
Le marteau sans maître

Pierre Boulez, Solistes du Domaine Musical, Marie-Thérèse Cahn

Total Playing Time 1:19:30

. . . [this box] tells the most interesting story with exemplary documentation, describing in both words and music Boulez's foundation of Le Domaine Musical . . . To have read of Loriod's phenomenal virtuosity in music beyond Messiaen is one thing but to hear her play Berg (Sonata), Webern (Variations) and Boulez's own Second Sonata is quite another. There is much chamber music here (a supple and spacious "Verklärte Nacht" with the Quatuor Parrenin and friends, Schoenberg's Serenade done with equal freedom), and also the famously exact South West German RSO performances of "Agon" and the Op 6 pieces of Berg and Webern . . . discoveries substantial out of all proportion to their duration include Schoenberg's three tiny but furious pieces from 1910 and Jean-Claude Eloy's shimmering "Equivalences" . . . It's impossible not to be moved by the palpable sense here of making music because it matters.

. . . Boulez has one of the most significant recorded legacies of the past half-century, which includes a number of works no one else has ever recorded. He set new standards for accuracy and clarity in orchestral playing, particularly in his recordings of Debussy, Stravinsky and the composers of the second Viennese school, Schoenberg, Webern and Berg . . . ["Pierre Boulez Le Domaine Musical 1956 ¿ 1967" CD]: there's a pioneering spirit evident in the performances, and the discs have considerable historical significance . . . And there's Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony Op. 9 in a performance from 1964 that tears along . . . the performance is incredibly exciting . . . ["Pierre Boulez - 20th Century" CD]: Boulez's discs of Mahler symphonies and songs are, for me, his most important achievement with DG . . . These are the symphonies of a proto-modernist. There's no sentimentality here and barely a whiff of old Vienna, unless Mahler has written it into his score . . . ["Boulez conducts Mahler" CD]: The Mahler symphonies are available in their own box, and they represent hours of fascination and, even if you know them, the thrill of discovery.

Some of these performances have an urgency and freshness of discovery . . . there is a high-voltage assortment of Boulez's Varèse at an early stage . . . [a] fascinating set.

. . . [where modernism is concerned, the "mother lode" for 2015 would have to be] the decision of Universal Music Classics to release a ten-CD anthology of the Domaine musical performances performed and/or organized by Pierre Boulez . . . As interesting as the studied but always expressive performances in this collection is the scope of repertoire that spans from Arnold Schoenberg through Igor Stravinsky (particularly involving Stravinsky's own exploration of serial techniques) and up to Boulez and his colleagues and other contemporaries. This is "must listening" for anyone who takes his/her listening seriously . . .

. . . a fascinating document of Boulez's early firebrand days . . . throughout all, a palpable sense of discovery makes these performances truly exciting . . . Pianist Yvonne Loriod displays her extraordinary virtuosity, not only in Messiaen but Boulez (Sonata No 2), Henze, and Berg's Piano Sonata . . . My highlight: a closeup Schoenberg "Pierrot Lunaire" with contralto Helga Pilarczyk. Sound quality is surprisingly good.