Tracklist

CD 1: Les précurseurs/The Precursors
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quatuor no. 1: Sonate à Kreuzer: Adagio con moto
Leoš Janáček 4:05
2 9ème symphonie: Rondo burlesque
Gustav Mahler 13:17
3 La mer: Dialogue du vent et de la mer
Claude Debussy 8:17
4 Quatre légendes pour orchestre: Le cygne de Tuonela
Jean Sibelius 7:20
5 Gaspard de la nuit: Scarbo
Maurice Ravel 9:42
6 2ème concerto pour violon et orchestre: Allegro non troppo
Béla Bartók 15:48
7 Le sacre du printemps: Evocation des ancêtres
Igor Stravinsky 0:41
8 Le sacre du printemps: Action rituelle des ancêtres
Igor Stravinsky 3:09
9 Le sacre du printemps: Danse sacrale
Igor Stravinsky 4:23
10 Concerto pour violon et orchestre no. 1: Burlesca; Allegro con brio; Presto
Dmitri Shostakovich 4:56
CD 2: Au cœur du siècle, les classiques/In the Heart of the Century: The Classics
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 16: Vorgefühle
Arnold Schönberg 2:15
2 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 16: Vergangenes
Arnold Schönberg 5:36
3 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 16: Farben
Arnold Schönberg 3:28
4 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 16: Peripetie
Arnold Schönberg 2:16
5 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 16: Das obligate Rezitativ
Arnold Schönberg 4:01
6 Sonate concorde pour piano: III
Charles Ives 5:21
7 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 10: Sehr ruhig und zart
Anton Webern 0:44
8 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 10: Lebhaft und zart bewegt
Anton Webern 0:34
9 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 10: Sehr langsam und äußerst ruhig
Anton Webern 1:32
10 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 10: Fließend, äußerst zart
Anton Webern 0:29
11 5 pièces pour orchestre, op. 10: Sehr fließend
Anton Webern 1:04
12 Ionisation pour 37 instruments à percussion
Edgard Varèse 5:59
13 3 fragments pour chant et orchestre de l'opéra "Wozzeck" op. 7: 1er acte, scène 2-3
Alban Berg 7:50
14 3 fragments pour chant et orchestre de l'opéra "Wozzeck" op. 7: 3ème acte, scène 1
Alban Berg 5:28
15 3 fragments pour chant et orchestre de l'opéra "Wozzeck" op. 7: 3ème acte, scène 4-5
Alban Berg 7:13
16 Des canyons aux étoiles: XII. "Zion Park et la Cité Célèste"
Olivier Messiaen 10:31
17 Symphonie no. 2 "Le double": III. Allegro fuocoso
Henri Dutilleux 12:50
CD 3: Hier, aujourd'hui et demain/Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 90+, pour piano
Elliott Carter 5:46
2 Hommage à J... pour bande magnétique
Joëlle Léandre 4:21
3 Akea pour cordes et piano
Iannis Xenakis 13:37
4 Concerto de chambre: Corrente
György Ligeti 9:01
5 Corale (excerpt)
Luciano Berio 4:52
6 1ère sonate pour piano: II. Assez large; rapide
Pierre Boulez 4:33
7 Kreuspiel (excerpt)
Karlheinz Stockhausen 6:37
8 La Rose des Vents: Sud-est, pour orchestre de salon
Mauricio Kagel 11:02
9 Bhakti pour orchestre et bande: II.
Jonathan Harvey 2:03
10 Bhakti pour orchestre et bande: VII.
Jonathan Harvey 4:35
11 La Melanchiola "Opératorio": II. "Il Quarto Loco"
Pascal Dusapin 8:06

Credits

CD 1: Les précurseurs/The Precursors

strings:
piano:
Hüseyin Sermet (Turkish pianist and composer) (track 5)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1895) (track 4)
Claude Debussy (1903 – 1905) (track 3)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1908) (track 5)
Gustav Mahler (1908 – 1909) (track 2)
Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский (composer) (1911 – 1913) (tracks 7–9)
Leoš Janáček (Czech composer) (1923) (track 1)
Béla Bartók (composer) (1937 – 1938) (track 6)
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович (composer) (1947 – 1955) (track 10)
conductor:
Erich Bergel (conductor) (track 6)
Alain Lombard (tracks 7–9)
Kurt Masur (track 10)
Charles Munch (conductor and violinist) (track 3)
Václav Neumann (Czech conductor) (track 2)
orchestra:
Magyar Rádió Szimfonikus Zenekara (a.k.a. Budapest Symphony) (track 6)
solo violin:
Régis Pasquier (track 6)
Gustav Schmahl (track 10)
publisher:
arrangements:
La Mer, L. 109: III. "Dialogue du vent et de la mer" (arr. Caplet for two pianos) (track 3)
La Mer: III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer (Transcribed for solo piano) (track 3)
La Mer: III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer (for piano four hands) (track 3)
is based on:
Scarbo (track 5)
part of:
Symphony no. 9 in D major (movement) (track 2)
recording of:

CD 2: Au cœur du siècle, les classiques/In the Heart of the Century: The Classics

glockenspiel:
Wim Vos (glockenspiel player) (track 16)
xylorimba:
Ger de Zeeuw (track 16)
piano:
Marja Bon (track 16)
Manfred Reinelt (track 6)
French horn:
Hans Dullaert (track 16)
composer:
Alban Berg (composer) (tracks 13–15)
Arnold Schönberg (1909) (tracks 1–5)
Anton Webern (1911 – 1913) (tracks 7–11)
Charles Ives (1916 – 1919) (track 6)
Edgard Varèse (1929 – 1931) (track 12)
Henri Dutilleux (1959) (track 17)
Olivier Messiaen (1971 – 1974) (track 16)
conductor:
Pierre Boulez (track 12)
Günther Herbig (German conductor) (tracks 1–5)
Herbert Kegel (tracks 7–11, 13–15)
Reinbert de Leeuw (track 16)
Charles Munch (conductor and violinist) (track 17)
instruments:
Asko Ensemble (track 16)
Schönberg Ensemble (track 16)
orchestra:
Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester (Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester prior to 2006) (tracks 1–5)
MDR Sinfonieorchester (tracks 7–11, 13–15)
soprano vocals:
Hanne-Lore Kuhse (tracks 13–15)
arrangements:
Fünf Orchesterstücke, op. 16: I. Vorgefühle (for two pianos, Webern) (track 1)
Fünf Orchesterstücke, op. 16: II. Vergangenes (for two pianos, Webern) (track 2)
Fünf Orchesterstücke, op. 16: III. Farben (for two pianos, Webern) (track 3)
Fünf Orchesterstücke, op. 16: IV. Peripetie (for two pianos, Webern) (track 4)
The Alcotts (for wind band, Elkus) (track 6)
orchestrations:
part of:
recording of:
Ionisation (track 12)

CD 3: Hier, aujourd'hui et demain/Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

violin:
David Alberman (violinist) (track 3)
Irvine Arditti (track 3)
cello:
Rohan de Saram (track 3)
viola:
Garth Knox (track 3)
tape:
Joëlle Léandre (track 2)
piano:
Claude Helffer (pianiste français) (track 3)
Claude Helffer (pianiste français) (1980-07) (track 6)
Ursula Oppens (1996-07-15 – 1996-07-19) (track 1)
composer:
Mauricio Kagel (track 8)
Pierre Boulez (1946) (track 6)
Karlheinz Stockhausen (1951) (track 7)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1969 – 1970) (track 4)
Luciano Berio (Italian composer) (1981) (track 5)
Jonathan Harvey (composer) (1982) (tracks 9–10)
Joëlle Léandre (1984) (track 2)
Ιάννης Ξενάκης (1986) (track 3)
Pascal Dusapin (1991) (track 11)
Elliott Carter (classical composer) (1994) (track 1)
conductor:
Pierre Boulez (tracks 4–5, 7)
David Robertson (American conductor) (track 11)
Reinbert de Leeuw (1993-03) (track 8)
Lorraine Vaillancourt (1994-11-27 – 1994-11-29) (tracks 9–10)
dedicated to:
John Cage (American composer) (track 2)
instruments:
Ensemble intercontemporain (tracks 4–5, 7)
Schönberg Ensemble (1993-03) (track 8)
Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (1994-11-27 – 1994-11-29) (tracks 9–10)
orchestra:
solo violin:
mixed at:
IRCAM in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1995-06-12 – 1995-06-16) (tracks 9–10)
recorded at:
Raphaëlkerk in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1993-03) (track 8)
IRCAM in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1994-11-27 – 1994-11-29) (tracks 9–10)
is based on:
part of:
Chamber Concerto (track 4)
La melancholia (track 11)
Bhakti (tracks 9–10)
partial recording of:
Corale (track 5)
parts:
recording of:
Akea (track 3)
Hommage à J... (track 2)
Stücke der Windrose: Südosten (1993-03) (track 8)
Bhakti: II (1994-11-27 – 1994-11-29) (track 9)
Bhakti: VII (1994-11-27 – 1994-11-29) (track 10)
90+ (1996-07-15 – 1996-07-19) (track 1)