Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Valses nobles et sentimentales: I. Modére - très franc
Maurice Ravel 1:14
2 Valses nobles et sentimentales: II. Assez lent - avec une expression intense
Maurice Ravel 2:16
3 Valses nobles et sentimentales: III. Modéré
Maurice Ravel 1:09
4 Valses nobles et sentimentales: IV. Assez animé
Maurice Ravel 1:08
5 Valses nobles et sentimentales: V. Presque lent - dans un sentiment intime
Maurice Ravel 1:21
6 Valses nobles et sentimentales: VI. Vif
Maurice Ravel 0:37
7 Valses nobles et sentimentales: VII. Moins vif
Maurice Ravel 2:39
8 Valses nobles et sentimentales: VIII. Epilogue - lent
Maurice Ravel 4:04
9 Pavane pour une infante défunte
Maurice Ravel 5:40
10 Jeux d'eau
Maurice Ravel 5:22
11 Menuet en ut dièse (1904 - inédit)
Maurice Ravel 0:57
12 Menuet sur le nom de Haydn
Maurice Ravel 1:46
13 Menuet antique
Maurice Ravel 5:51
14 Sérénade Grotesque
Maurice Ravel 3:31
15 La parade (1896 - inédit)
Maurice Ravel 11:14
16 À la manière de... Chabrier
Maurice Ravel 1:40
17 À la manière de... Borodine
Maurice Ravel 1:34
18 Première Gymnopédie: Gnossiennes
Erik Satie 3:24
19 Première Gymnopédie Gnossiennes: n° 1
Erik Satie 3:33
20 Première Gymnopédie Gnossiennes: n° 2
Erik Satie 1:40
21 Première Gymnopédie Gnossiennes: n° 3
Erik Satie 2:22
22 Première Gymnopédie Gnossiennes: n° 4
Erik Satie 2:32
23 Première Gymnopédie Gnossiennes: n° 5
Erik Satie 2:35
24 Première Gymnopédie Gnossiennes: n° 6
Erik Satie 2:12
25 Avant-dernières Pensées: I. Idylle
Erik Satie 0:58
26 Avant-dernières Pensées: II. Aubade
Erik Satie 1:33
27 Avant-dernières Pensées: III. Méditation
Erik Satie 1:10
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonate pour clarinette et piano op.167: I. Allegretto
Camille Saint‐Saëns 4:48
2 Sonate pour clarinette et piano op.167: II. Allegro animato
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:09
3 Sonate pour clarinette et piano op.167: III. Lento
Camille Saint‐Saëns 4:20
4 Sonate pour clarinette et piano op.167: IV. Molto allegro
Camille Saint‐Saëns 5:32
5 Petite pièce
Claude Debussy 1:43
6 Première Rhapsodie
Claude Debussy 7:56
7 Sonate pour clarinette et piano: I. Allegro tristamente
Francis Poulenc 5:04
8 Sonate pour clarinette et piano: II. Romanza
Francis Poulenc 4:56
9 Sonate pour clarinette et piano: III. Allegro con Fuoco
Francis Poulenc 3:06
10 Sonatine pour clarinette et piano H.42: I. Modéré
Arthur Honegger 2:34
11 Sonatine pour clarinette et piano H.42: II. Lent et soutenu
Arthur Honegger 2:10
12 Sonatine pour clarinette et piano H.42: III. Vif et rythmique
Arthur Honegger 1:03
13 Tema con variazioni pour clarinette et piano
Jean Françaix 8:20
14 Le Merle noir pour flûte et piano
Olivier Messiaen 5:51
15 Sonatine pour flûte et piano
Henri Dutilleux 8:56

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1901-04-13) (track 14)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1902-04-05) (track 9)
piano:
Alexandre Tharaud (pianist) (2003-01) (tracks 1–17)
Alexandre Tharaud (pianist) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (tracks 1–17)
Alexandre Tharaud (pianist) (2008-04 – 2008-05) (tracks 18–27)
composer:
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (tracks 1–8)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1888-02 – 1888-04) (track 18)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1889) (track 23)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1890) (tracks 19–21)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1891) (track 22)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1892 – 1893) (track 14)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1895) (track 13)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1896) (track 15)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1897-01) (track 24)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1899) (track 9)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1901) (track 10)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1904) (track 11)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1909) (track 12)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1912 – 1913) (tracks 16–17)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1915) (tracks 25–27)
editor:
Cécile Lenoir (French audio/balance eng.) (tracks 18–27)
engineer:
Cécile Lenoir (French audio/balance eng.) (tracks 18–27)
producer:
Cécile Lenoir (French audio/balance eng.) (tracks 18–27)
premiered at:
Salle Pleyel (1839-1927) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1902-04-05) (track 10)
recorded at:
Église luthérienne de Bon Secours in Paris, Île-de-France, France (2008-04 – 2008-05) (tracks 18–27)
part of:
arrangements:
Gnossienne No. 1 (catch all for arrangements) (track 19)
Gnossienne No. 2 (catch all for arrangements) (track 20)
Gnossienne No. 3 (catch all for arrangements) (track 21)
Gnossienne Nº 1 (simplified piano arrangement by Hans-Günter Heumann) (track 19)
Gymnopédie Nº 1 (simplified piano arrangement by Hans-Günter Heumann) (track 18)
Menuet Antique (arr. Samazeuilh for flute and piano) (track 13)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for flute and harp arr. by Quinto Maganini) (track 9)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for concert band, Smith) (track 9)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for saxophone and orchestra, Nodaira) (track 9)
Première Gymnopédie: Lent et douloureux (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: I. Modéré - Très franc (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: II. Assez lent (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: III. Modéré (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: VI. Vif (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 6)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: VI. Vif (for string quartet, arr. Paul Cassidy) (track 6)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: VII. Moins vif (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 7)
is the basis for:
A New Satiesfaction (track 18)
Battle of Trees (track 19)
Drifting, Dreaming (track 18)
The Lamp Is Low (1939 song) (track 9)
later versions:
Menuet antique (for orchestra) (track 13)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 9)
Trois Gymnopedies (first movement) (Gary Numan version) (track 18)
orchestrations:
Gnossienne no. 3 (orchestrated by Poulenc) (track 21)
Gymnopédie no. 1: Lent et douloureux (orchestrated by Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 18)
Gymnopédies: II. Lent et douloureux (Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1 orchestrated by Debussy) (track 18)
Menuet antique (orch. Zoltán Kocsis) (track 13)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (orchestrated version) (track 9)
Trois gnossiennes: No. 1 (orchestrated by Corp) (track 19)
Trois gnossiennes: No. 2 (orchestrated by Corp) (track 20)
Trois gnossiennes: No. 3 (orchestrated by Corp) (track 21)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: IV. Animé (for orchestra) (track 4)
part of:
À la manière de... (tracks 16–17)
Gymnopédies (track 18)
Avant-dernières pensées (tracks 25–27)
Trois Gnossiennes (tracks 19–21)
Valses nobles et sentimentales (for piano) (tracks 1–8)
recording of:
Jeux d'eau (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 10)
La parade (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 15)
Menuet antique (for piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 13)
Menuet in C-sharp minor (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 11)
Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 12)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for solo piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 9)
Sérénade grotesque (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 14)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: I. Modéré - Très franc (for piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 1)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: II. Assez lent (for piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 2)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: III. Modéré (for piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 3)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: IV. Assez animé (for piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 4)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: V. Presque lent (for piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 5)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: VI. Vif (for piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 6)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: VII. Moins vif (for piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 7)
Valses nobles et sentimentales: VIII. Epilogue. Lent (for piano) (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 8)
À la manière de Borodine (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 17)
À la manière de Chabrier (2003-01 – 2003-04) (track 16)
Avant-dernières pensées : I. Idylle (à Debussy) (2008-04 – 2008-05) (track 25)
Gnossienne No. 1 (2008-04 – 2008-05) (track 19)
Gnossienne No. 2 (2008-04 – 2008-05) (track 20)
Gnossienne No. 3 (2008-04 – 2008-05) (track 21)
Gnossienne No. 4 (2008-04 – 2008-05) (track 22)
Gnossienne No. 5 (2008-04 – 2008-05) (track 23)
Gnossienne No. 6 (2008-04 – 2008-05) (track 24)
Première Gymnopédie: Lent et douloureux (2008-04 – 2008-05) (track 18)

CD 2

clarinet:
Ronald van Spaendonck (clarinet player) (tracks 10–12)
Ronald van Spaendonck (clarinet player) (1996-04) (tracks 1–9, 13)
flute:
Philippe Bernold (flautist) (2000-01) (tracks 14–15)
piano:
Alexandre Tharaud (pianist) (tracks 10–12)
Alexandre Tharaud (pianist) (1996-04) (tracks 1–9, 13)
Alexandre Tharaud (pianist) (2000-01) (tracks 14–15)
composer:
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-01) (track 6)
Claude Debussy (1910-07) (tracks 5, 5)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1921) (tracks 1–2, 2–4)
Arthur Honegger (composer) (1921 – 1922) (tracks 10–12)
Henri Dutilleux (composer) (1943) (track 15)
Olivier Messiaen (1952) (track 14)
Francis Poulenc (pianist and composer) (1962) (tracks 7–9)
Jean Françaix (French composer) (1974) (track 13)
dedicated to:
Prosper Mimart (track 6)
premiered at:
[concert] (1911-01-16) (track 6)
publisher:
Durand et Cie (1909–1947) (1910-12) (track 5)
part of:
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 116) (track 6)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 120) (track 5)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 124a) (track 6)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 127) (track 5)
arrangement of:
Petite Pièce, L. 120, CD 127 (for clarinet and piano) (track 5)
arrangements:
Petite Pièce (ed. David White, for saxophone and piano) (track 5)
instrumental recording of:
orchestrations:
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Petite Pièce (ed. David White, for saxophone and piano) (track 5)
Petite Pièce, L. 120, CD 127 (for clarinet and piano) (1996-04) (track 5)
Première Rapsodie pour clarinette en si bémol, L. 116, CD 124a (for clarinet and piano) (1996-04) (track 6)
Le merle noir (2000-01) (track 14)
Sonatine (2000-01) (track 15)