Annotation

Préludes, Livre 1 / Book 1 / 1. Heft: tracks 1–12. Préludes, Livre 2 / Book 2 / 2. Heft: tracks 13–23.
Recorded: Paris, Salle Wagram. II–VII. 1968. V., VI., X. 1969 & X. 1970
Double CD containing integral piano works of Debussy; cover in French, notes in French, English and German.
The second CD contains the Images, Études & the rest.

Images, 1re Série / 1st Series / Nr. 1: tracks 1–3. Images, 2e Série / 2nd Series / Nr. 2: tracks 4–6. Études, Livre 2 / Book 2 / 2. Heft: tracks 11–15.

Recorded: Paris, Salle Wagram. II–VII. 1968. V., VI., X. 1969 & X. 1970
Double CD containing (almost) integral piano works of Debussy; cover in French, notes in French, English and German.
The first CD contains the Préludes.

Annotation last modified on 2007-07-08 17:58 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Préludes, livres 1 & 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Danseuses de delphes
Claude Debussy 2:55
2 Voiles
Claude Debussy 3:46
3 Le vent danse la plaine
Claude Debussy 2:25
4 Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir
Claude Debussy 2:55
5 Les collines d'Anacapri
Claude Debussy 3:10
6 Des pas sur la neige
Claude Debussy 4:48
7 Ce qu'a vu le vent d'Ouest
Claude Debussy 3:33
8 La fille aux cheveux de lin
Claude Debussy 2:12
9 La sérénade interrompue
Claude Debussy 2:55
10 La cathédrale engloutie
Claude Debussy 6:08
11 La danse de Puck
Claude Debussy 2:44
12 Minstrels
Claude Debussy 2:12
13 Brouillards
Claude Debussy 3:06
14 Feuilles mortes
Claude Debussy 2:10
15 La Puerta del Vino
Claude Debussy 3:11
16 Les Fées sont d'exquises danseuses
Claude Debussy 3:37
17 Bruyères
Claude Debussy 2:16
18 Général Lavine eccentric
Claude Debussy 2:46
19 La terrasse des audiences au clair de lune
Claude Debussy 3:34
20 Ondine
Claude Debussy 3:59
21 Hommage à S. Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C.
Claude Debussy 2:14
22 Canope
Claude Debussy 2:34
23 Feux d'artifice
Claude Debussy 4:50
CD 2: Images, Études & le reste
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Reflets dans l'eau
Claude Debussy 4:31
2 Hommage à Rameau
Claude Debussy 5:41
3 Mouvement
Claude Debussy 3:37
4 Cloches à travers les feuilles
Claude Debussy 3:51
5 Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut
Claude Debussy 3 3:40
6 Poissons d'or
Claude Debussy 3 3:48
7 Rêverie
Claude Debussy 3:35
8 Arabesque Nº 1
Claude Debussy 3:44
9 Arabesque Nº 2
Claude Debussy 3:31
10 La plus-que-lente, valse
Claude Debussy 4:04
11 Étude Nº 7 - Pour les degrés chromatiques
Claude Debussy 2:28
12 Étude Nº 8 - Pour les agréments
Claude Debussy 4:54
13 Étude Nº 10 - Pour les sonorités opposées
Claude Debussy 4:40
14 Étude Nº 11 - Pour les arpèges composés
Claude Debussy 4:23
15 Étude Nº 12 - Pour les accords
Claude Debussy 3:57
16 Masques
Claude Debussy 5:01
17 L'Isle joyeuse
Claude Debussy 6:08

Credits

CD 1: Préludes, livres 1 & 2

piano:
Samson François (1968-04-23 – 1968-07-23) (tracks 1–12)
Samson François (1969-05-23 – 1969-05-28) (tracks 13–23)
composer:
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-02) (tracks 1–12)
Claude Debussy (1911 – 1912) (tracks 13–23)
recorded at:
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1968-04-23 – 1968-07-23) (tracks 1–12)
Salle de l'Alcazar in Monte-Carlo, Monaco (1969-05-23 – 1969-05-28) (tracks 13–23)
arrangements:
La fille aux cheveux de lin (for violin and piano, arr. Hartmann) (track 8)
Minstrels (arr. Bergmann for cello and piano) (track 12)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117: XII. Minstrels (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117: XII. Minstrels. Modéré (for violin and piano, Debussy) (track 12)
is the basis for:
Carry (track 8)
Moonlight Love (1956 song) (track 19)
orchestrations:
La Cathédrale engloutie (orch. Stokowski) (track 10)
Préludes, Book 1: Ce qu’a vu le vent d’ouest (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 7)
Préludes, Book 1: Danseuses de Delphes (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 1)
Préludes, Book 1: Des pas sur la neige (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 6)
Préludes, Book 1: La Cathédrale engloutie (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 10)
Préludes, Book 1: La Danse de Puck (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 11)
Préludes, Book 1: La Fille aux cheveux de lin (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 8)
Préludes, Book 1: La Sérénade interrompue (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 9)
Préludes, Book 1: Le Vent dans la plaine (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 3)
Préludes, Book 1: Les Collines d’Anacapri (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 5)
Préludes, Book 1: Minstrels (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 12)
Préludes, Book 1: Voiles (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 2)
Préludes, Book 2: Brouillards (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 13)
Préludes, Book 2: Bruyères (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 17)
Préludes, Book 2: Canope (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 22)
Préludes, Book 2: Feuilles mortes (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 14)
Préludes, Book 2: Feux d’artifice (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 23)
Préludes, Book 2: General Lavine - eccentric (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 18)
Préludes, Book 2: Hommage à S. Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C. (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 21)
Préludes, Book 2: La Puerta del Vino (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 15)
Préludes, Book 2: La Terrasse des audiences du clair de lune (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 19)
Préludes, Book 2: Les fées sont d’exquises danseuses (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 16)
Préludes, Book 2: Ondine (Colin Matthews orchestration) (track 20)
part of:
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117 (tracks 1–12)
Préludes, Livre II, L. 123 (tracks 13–23)
recording of:
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117: II. Voiles. Modéré (1968-04-23 – 1968-07-23) (track 2)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117: XII. Minstrels. Modéré (1968-04-23 – 1968-07-23) (track 12)
Préludes, Livre II, L. 123: I. Brouillards. Modéré (1969-05-23 – 1969-05-28) (track 13)
Préludes, Livre II, L. 123: V. Bruyères. Calme (1969-05-23 – 1969-05-28) (track 17)
Préludes, Livre II, L. 123: VIII. Ondine. Scherzando (1969-05-23 – 1969-05-28) (track 20)

CD 2: Images, Études & le reste

piano:
Samson François (1961-07-12) (track 17)
Samson François (1961-07-12 – 1961-07-19) (track 10)
Samson François (1961-07-17 – 1961-07-19) (track 17)
Samson François (1968-02-16 – 1968-04-18) (tracks 1–3)
Samson François (1969-05-21 – 1969-05-23) (tracks 11–15)
Samson François (1969-05-24) (track 16)
Samson François (1969-06-25 – 1969-10-23) (tracks 4–6)
Samson François (1970-10-05) (tracks 8–9)
Samson François (1970-10-19) (track 7)
composer:
Claude Debussy (1890) (track 7)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1891) (tracks 8–9)
Claude Debussy (1901 – 1905) (tracks 1–3)
Claude Debussy (1903 – 1904-07) (track 16)
Claude Debussy (1903 – 1904-08) (track 17)
Claude Debussy (1907-10) (tracks 4–6)
Claude Debussy (1910) (track 10)
Claude Debussy (1915) (tracks 11–15)
recorded at:
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1961-07-12) (track 17)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1961-07-12 – 1961-07-19) (track 10)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1961-07-17 – 1961-07-19) (track 17)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1968-02-16 – 1968-04-18) (tracks 1–3)
Salle de l'Alcazar in Monte-Carlo, Monaco (1969-05-21 – 1969-05-23) (tracks 11–15)
Salle de l'Alcazar in Monte-Carlo, Monaco (1969-05-24) (track 16)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1969-06-25 – 1969-10-23) (tracks 4–6)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1970-10-05) (tracks 8–9)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1970-10-19) (track 7)
part of:
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: 76) (track 7)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: 68) (track 7)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: 109) (track 17)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: 110) (track 16)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: 128) (track 10)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: 105) (track 16)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: 106) (track 17)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: 121) (track 10)
arrangements:
La plus que lente (for violin and piano, arr. Roques) (track 10)
La plus que lente, L. 121 (pour orchestre) (track 10)
La plus que lente, L. 121 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
La plus que lente, L. 121 (arranged for Clarinet by Reginald Kell) (track 10)
Rêverie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Rêverie (for cello and orchestra, arr. Ronchini) (track 7)
Rêverie (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 7)
is the basis for:
My Reverie (track 7)
later versions:
My Reverie (track 7)
orchestrations:
L’Isle joyeuse, L. 106 (orchestrated by Molinari) (track 17)
part of:
Images, Livre 1, L. 110 (tracks 1–3)
Images, Livre 2, L. 111 (tracks 4–6)
Études, L. 136, CD 143 (tracks 11–15)
recording of:
La plus que lente, L. 121 (pour piano solo) (1961-07-12 – 1961-07-19) (track 10)
L’Isle joyeuse, L. 106 (1961-07-12 – 1961-07-19) (track 17)
Images, Livre 1, L. 110: No. 1. Reflets dans l'eau (1968-02-16 – 1968-04-18) (track 1)
Images, Livre 1, L. 110: No. 2. Hommage à Rameau (1968-02-16 – 1968-04-18) (track 2)
Images, Livre 1, L. 110: No. 3. Mouvement (1968-02-16 – 1968-04-18) (track 3)
Études, L. 136: VII. Pour les degrés chromatiques (1969-05-21 – 1969-05-23) (track 11)
Études, L. 136: VIII. Pour les agréments (1969-05-21 – 1969-05-23) (track 12)
Études, L. 136: X. Pour les sonorités opposées (1969-05-21 – 1969-05-23) (track 13)
Études, L. 136: XI. Pour les arpèges composés (1969-05-21 – 1969-05-23) (track 14)
Études, L. 136: XII. Pour les accords (1969-05-21 – 1969-05-23) (track 15)
Masques, L. 105 (1969-05-24) (track 16)
Images, Livre 2, L. 111: No. 3. Poissons d'or (1969-06-25 – 1969-10-23) (track 6)
Rêverie, L. 68, CD 76, pour piano (1970-10-19) (track 7)

Release

producer: Eric Macleod (producer)
sound engineer: Paul Vavasseur