Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ionisation for 13 percussionists
Edgard Varèse 5:59
2 Ameriques for full orchestra
Edgard Varèse 24:13
3 Density 21.5 for solo flute
Edgard Varèse 4:11
4 Offrandes for soprano and chamber orchestra: A) Chansonn de La-haut
Edgard Varèse 3:12
5 Offrandes for soprano and chamber orchestra: B) La Croix du Sud
Edgard Varèse 3:28
6 Arcana for full orchestra
Edgard Varèse 18:43
7 Octandre for flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, double-bass: I. Assez lent
Edgard Varèse 2:32
8 Octandre: II. Tres vif et nerveux
Edgard Varèse 1:44
9 Octandre: III. Grave
Edgard Varèse 2:24
10 Integrales for small orchestra
Edgard Varèse 10:35

Credits

CD 1

flute:
Lawrence Beauregard (1983-10-03) (track 3)
composer:
Edgard Varèse (1921) (tracks 4–5)
Edgard Varèse (1923) (tracks 7–9)
Edgard Varèse (1924 – 1925) (track 10)
Edgard Varèse (1925 – 1927) (track 6)
Edgard Varèse (1929 – 1931) (track 1)
Edgard Varèse (1936) (track 3)
conductor:
Pierre Boulez (1975-12-01) (track 2)
Pierre Boulez (1977-02-12) (tracks 1, 6)
Pierre Boulez (1979-09-22 – 1979-09-23) (tracks 7–10)
Pierre Boulez (1983-04-08) (tracks 4–5)
lyricist:
Vicente Huidobro (track 4)
José Juan Tablada (track 5)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic (1975-12-01) (track 2)
New York Philharmonic (1977-02-12) (tracks 1, 6)
Ensemble intercontemporain (1979-09-22 – 1979-09-23) (tracks 7–10)
Ensemble intercontemporain (1983-04-08) (tracks 4–5)
producer:
Roy Emerson (tracks 3–5, 7–10)
Georges Kadar (tracks 3–5, 7–10)
Andrew Kazdin (American record producer) (tracks 1–2, 6)
soprano vocals:
Rachel Yakar (1983-04-08) (tracks 4–5)
premiered at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1936-02-16) (track 3)
recorded at:
David Geffen Hall (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1975-12-01) (track 2)
David Geffen Hall (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-02-12) (tracks 1, 6)
IRCAM in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1979-09-22 – 1979-09-23) (tracks 7–10)
IRCAM in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1983-04-08) (tracks 4–5)
IRCAM in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1983-10-03) (track 3)
compiled in:
part of:
Offrandes (tracks 4–5)
Octandre (tracks 7–9)
recording of:
Arcana (1977-02-12) (track 6)
Ionisation (1977-02-12) (track 1)
Intégrales (1979-09-22 – 1979-09-23) (track 10)
Octandre: I. Assez lent (1979-09-22 – 1979-09-23) (track 7)
Octandre: II. Très vif et nerveux (1979-09-22 – 1979-09-23) (track 8)
Octandre: III. Grave - Animé et jubilatoire (1979-09-22 – 1979-09-23) (track 9)
Offrandes: I. Chanson de là-haut (1983-04-08) (track 4)
Offrandes: II. La Croix du Sud (1983-04-08) (track 5)
Density 21.5 (1983-10-03) (track 3)