Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pelleas und Melisande, op. 5
Arnold Schoenberg 40:20
2 Variations, op. 31: I. Introduction
Arnold Schoenberg 1:36
3 Variations, op. 31: II. Thème
Arnold Schoenberg 1:04
4 Variations, op. 31: III. Variation I
Arnold Schoenberg 1:13
5 Variations, op. 31: IV. Variation II
Arnold Schoenberg 1:31
6 Variations, op. 31: V. Variation III
Arnold Schoenberg 0:42
7 Variations, op. 31: VI. Variation IV
Arnold Schoenberg 1:28
8 Variations, op. 31: VII. Variation V
Arnold Schoenberg 1:47
9 Variations, op. 31: VIII. Variation VI
Arnold Schoenberg 1:28
10 Variations, op. 31: IX. Variation VII
Arnold Schoenberg 2:09
11 Variations, op. 31: X. Variation VIII
Arnold Schoenberg 0:35
12 Variations, op. 31: XI. Variation IX
Arnold Schoenberg 1:02
13 Variations, op. 31: XII. Final
Arnold Schoenberg 5:27
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sinfonia: I.
Luciano Berio 6:20
2 Sinfonia: II. O King
Luciano Berio 5:02
3 Sinfonia: III. In ruhig fliessender Bewegung
Luciano Berio 5 12:27
4 Sinfonia: IV.
Luciano Berio 3:26
5 Sinfonia: V.
Luciano Berio 7:20
6 Eindrücke
Luciano Berio 10:15
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concerto pour hautbois
Elliott Carter 19:58
2 Esprit rude / Esprit doux
Elliott Carter 4:52
3 A Mirror on Which to Dwell: Anaphora
Elliott Carter 3:41
4 A Mirror on Which to Dwell: Argument
Elliott Carter 2:25
5 A Mirror on Which to Dwell: Sandpiper
Elliott Carter 2:23
6 A Mirror on Which to Dwell: Insomnia
Elliott Carter 3:04
7 A Mirror on Which to Dwell: View of the Capitol From the Library of Congress
Elliott Carter 3:03
8 A Mirror on Which to Dwell: O Breath
Elliott Carter 4:08
9 Penthode
Elliott Carter 19:23
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messages de Feu Demoiselle R.V. Troussova
György Kurtág 25:53
2 …AGM…
Sir Harrison Birtwistle 27:10
3 Modulations
Gérard Grisey 18:36
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jalons
Iannis Xenakis 14:40
2 Antiphysis
Hugues Dufourt 18:14
3 Funérailles: Version I
Brian Ferneyhough 11:10
4 Funérailles: Version II
Brian Ferneyhough 13:32

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Arnold Schönberg (tracks 2–13)
Arnold Schönberg (1902 – 1903-02) (track 1)
conductor:
Pierre Boulez (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (tracks 1–13)
editor:
Christopher Willis (recording engineer with Chicago Symphony Orchestra) (tracks 1–13)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (tracks 1–13)
producer:
Pierre Boulez (tracks 1–13)
Michel Garcin (tracks 1–13)
sound engineer:
Jean Chatauret (tracks 1–13)
Larry Rock (classical recording engineer) (tracks 1–13)
premiered at:
[concert] (1905-01-25) (track 1)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Symphony Center: Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (tracks 1–13)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Pelleas und Melisande, op. 5 (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 1)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: Finale (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 13)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: I. Variation (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 4)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: II. Variation (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 5)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: III. Variation (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 6)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: IV. Variation (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 7)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: IX. Variation (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 12)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: Introduction (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 2)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: Thema (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 3)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: V. Variation (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 8)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: VI. Variation (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 9)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: VII. Variation (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 10)
Variations for Orchestra, op. 31: VIII. Variation (1991-12-06 – 1991-12-10) (track 11)

CD 2

violin:
Régis Pasquier (1984-04) (tracks 1–5)
composer:
Luciano Berio (Italian composer) (track 6)
Luciano Berio (Italian composer) (1967) (track 2)
Luciano Berio (Italian composer) (1968 – 1969) (tracks 1, 3–5)
conductor:
Pierre Boulez (1981-07) (track 6)
Pierre Boulez (1984-04) (tracks 1–5)
editor:
Didier Arditi (track 6)
Ysabelle Van Wersch-Cot (tracks 1–6)
orchestra:
Orchestre national de France (1981-07) (track 6)
Orchestre national de France (1984-04) (tracks 1–5)
producer:
Luciano Berio (Italian composer) (tracks 1–6)
sound engineer:
Didier Arditi (tracks 1–6)
Guy Chesnais (producer) (tracks 1–6)
Pierre Lavoix (engineer) (tracks 1–6)
Michel Lepage (engineer) (track 6)
vocals:
The Swingle Singers (1984-04) (tracks 1–5)
recorded at:
Espace de projection (IRCAM) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1984-04) (tracks 1–5)
part of:
Sinfonia (tracks 1–5)
recording of:
Eindrücke (1981-07) (track 6)
Sinfonia: I. (1984-04) (track 1)
Sinfonia: II. O King (1984-04) (track 2)
Sinfonia: IV. (1984-04) (track 4)
Sinfonia: V. (1984-04) (track 5)

CD 3

clarinet:
Andre Trouttet (1987-12) (track 2)
oboe:
Heinz Holliger (1987-12) (track 1)
flute:
Sophie Cherrier (1987-12) (track 2)
composer:
Elliott Carter (classical composer) (1975) (tracks 3–8)
Elliott Carter (classical composer) (1984 – 1985) (track 9)
Elliott Carter (classical composer) (1985) (track 2)
Elliott Carter (classical composer) (1986 – 1987) (track 1)
conductor:
Pierre Boulez (1987-12) (tracks 1, 3–9)
dedicated to:
Pierre Boulez (tracks 2, 9)
Paul Sacher (track 1)
editor:
Françoise Garcin (editor) (tracks 1–9)
instruments:
Ensemble intercontemporain (1987-12) (tracks 1, 3–9)
lyricist:
Elizabeth Bishop (tracks 3–8)
producer:
Elliott Carter (classical composer) (tracks 1–9)
Michel Garcin (tracks 1–9)
soprano vocals:
Phyllis Bryn‐Julson (1987-12) (tracks 3–8)
sound engineer:
Didier Arditi (tracks 1–9)
Alain Jacquinot (engineer) (tracks 1–9)
was commissioned by:
Paul Sacher (track 1)
recorded at:
Espace de projection (IRCAM) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1987-12) (tracks 1–9)
part of:
recording of:
Esprit rude / Esprit doux I (1987-12) (track 2)
Oboe Concerto (1987-12) (track 1)
Penthode (1987-12) (track 9)

CD 4

composer:
György Kurtág (track 1)
Gérard Grisey (1976 – 1977) (track 3)
Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1978 – 1979) (track 2)
conductor:
Pierre Boulez (1982-06-11 – 1982-06-12) (track 2)
Pierre Boulez (1983-04) (track 3)
Pierre Boulez (1983-04-12 – 1983-04-13) (track 1)
dedicated to:
Nicholas Snowman (track 2)
editor:
Didier Arditi (tracks 1–3)
instruments:
Ensemble intercontemporain (1982-06-11 – 1982-06-12) (track 2)
Ensemble intercontemporain (1983-04) (track 3)
Ensemble intercontemporain (1983-04-12 – 1983-04-13) (track 1)
lyricist:
Rimma Dalos (track 1)
Σαπφώ (ancient greek poet (7th-6th century BC)) (track 2)
producer:
Michel Garcin (tracks 1–3)
Gérard Grisey (track 3)
György Kurtág (track 1)
sound engineer:
Daniel Raguin (tracks 1–3)
Didier Arditi (tracks 1–3)
translator:
Tony Harrison (English poet) (track 2)
recorded at:
Centre Pompidou in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1982-06-11 – 1982-06-12) (track 2)
Centre Pompidou in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1983-04) (track 3)
Centre Pompidou in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1983-04-12 – 1983-04-13) (track 1)
part of:
recording of:
... agm ... (1982-06-11 – 1982-06-12) (track 2)
Modulations (1983-04) (track 3)
Messages of the Late R. V. Troussova, op. 17 (1983-04-12 – 1983-04-13) (track 1)

CD 5

composer:
Brian Ferneyhough (composer) (1969) (tracks 3–4)
Hugues Dufourt (1978) (track 2)
Ιάννης Ξενάκης (1986) (track 1)
conductor:
Pierre Boulez (1982-09) (track 2)
Pierre Boulez (1984-02) (tracks 3–4)
Pierre Boulez (1990-07) (track 1)
editor:
Didier Arditi (tracks 2–4)
Pierre Arditi (track 1)
instruments:
Ensemble intercontemporain (1982-09) (track 2)
Ensemble intercontemporain (1984-02) (tracks 3–4)
Ensemble intercontemporain (1990-07) (track 1)
producer:
Hugues Dufourt (track 2)
Brian Ferneyhough (composer) (tracks 3–4)
Michel Garcin (tracks 1–4)
sound engineer:
Jacques Doll (track 1)
Daniel Raguin (tracks 2–4)
Didier Arditi (tracks 2–4)
Pierre Arditi (track 1)
recorded at:
Espace de projection (IRCAM) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1982-09) (track 2)
Espace de projection (IRCAM) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1984-02) (tracks 3–4)
IRCAM in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1990-07) (track 1)
part of:
Funérailles (tracks 3–4)
recording of:
Antiphysis (1982-09) (track 2)
Funérailles I (1984-02) (track 3)
Funérailles II (1984-02) (track 4)
Jalons (1990-07) (track 1)