Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Douze Notations: Fantasque, Modéré
Pierre Boulez 0:44
2 Douze Notations: Très vif
Pierre Boulez 0:21
3 Douze Notations: Assez lent
Pierre Boulez 0:51
4 Douze Notations: Rythmique
Pierre Boulez 0:37
5 Douze Notations: Doux et improvisé
Pierre Boulez 0:39
6 Douze Notations: Rapide
Pierre Boulez 0:26
7 Douze Notations: Hiératique
Pierre Boulez 1:04
8 Douze Notations: Modéré jusqu’à très vif
Pierre Boulez 0:57
9 Douze Notations: Lointain, Calme
Pierre Boulez 1:32
10 Douze Notations: Mécanique et très sec
Pierre Boulez 0:26
11 Douze Notations: Scintillant
Pierre Boulez 0:35
12 Douze Notations: Lent, Puissant et âpre
Pierre Boulez 1:26
13 Première Sonate: I. Lent
Pierre Boulez 4:23
14 Première Sonate: II. Assez large, Rapide
Pierre Boulez 4:07
15 Deuxième Sonate: I. Extrêmement rapide
Pierre Boulez 5:24
16 Deuxième Sonate: II. Lent
Pierre Boulez 10:39
17 Deuxième Sonate: III. Modéré, presque vif
Pierre Boulez 2:12
18 Deuxième Sonate: IV. Très librement, avec de brusques oppositions de mouvement et de nuances
Pierre Boulez 9:49
19 Troisième Sonate: Formant 1: Sigle (unfinished: excerpt from Antiphonie)
Pierre Boulez 0:50
20 Troisième Sonate: Formant 2: Trope: Commentaire
Pierre Boulez 1:26
21 Troisième Sonate: Formant 2: Trope: Glose
Pierre Boulez 1:32
22 Troisième Sonate: Formant 2: Trope: Texte
Pierre Boulez 1:03
23 Troisième Sonate: Formant 2: Trope: Parenthèse
Pierre Boulez 1:43
24 Troisième Sonate: Formant 3: Constellation: Points I
Pierre Boulez 0:26
25 Troisième Sonate: Formant 3: Constellation: Blocs I
Pierre Boulez 3:14
26 Troisième Sonate: Formant 3: Constellation: Points II
Pierre Boulez 1:45
27 Troisième Sonate: Formant 3: Constellation: Blocs II
Pierre Boulez 2:58
28 Troisième Sonate: Formant 3: Constellation: Points III
Pierre Boulez 1:34
29 Troisième Sonate: Formant 3: Constellation: Mélange
Pierre Boulez 0:28
Digital Media 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Incises
Pierre Boulez 10:57
2 Une page d’éphéméride
Pierre Boulez 4:26
3 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Un univers sonore différent – About IRCAM
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 7:27
4 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Composition: Still the Domain of Men?
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:41
5 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Composition: “Inventing the Unknown”
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:54
6 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Favourite Instruments
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:44
7 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Everyday Noise Is Just That – Noise
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:15
8 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Freedom of Expression in Serial Music
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 2:12
9 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Boulez’ Sense of Humour: A Passionate Provocateur
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:22
10 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Boulez the Maestro – Boulez the Composer
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:18
11 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: On Collaborating with Frank Zappa
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:36
12 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: At the Age of 30, One Has Strong Reactions
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:27
13 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Control and Chance – Pierre Boulez and John Cage
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:44
14 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: I Cherish Talent Above All
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:42
15 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: One Grows Increasingly Isolated
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:23
16 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: René Char – A Solitary Worker
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:44
17 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Antonin Artaud – The All-Encompassing Spectacle
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:09
18 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Jean-Louis Barrault, Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Magic
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:59
19 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Musical Vibrations that the Earth Feels
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:44
20 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Sometimes One Is Rebelling against the Universe
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:36
21 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: I Have Kept My Balance
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:31
22 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: With Age, One Goes Deeper and Deeper into Himself
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:56
23 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Early Sketches for Piano: To Be Studied, Not Played
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:31
24 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Music Is My Only Talent
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:28
25 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: On the Piano and His Own Music
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 2:05
26 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: My Family Was Not Talented Musically
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:10
27 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Music Studies Instead of the École polytechnique
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:49
28 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: During the War
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:14
29 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Jesuit School and Choir
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:50
30 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Uninteresting Professors at the Conservatoire
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:30
31 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Olivier Messiaen: He Was Inventive
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:01
32 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Boulez’ Work at the Collège de France
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:43
33 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: I Wish Not to Intercede; Everyone Must Find Himself
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:21
34 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: To Find New Music, One Needs Curiosity
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 2:09
35 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Hermetic Music, Hermetic Private Life
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:35
36 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Quotations: Sentences That I Never Spoke
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:51
37 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: I Will See New Talent
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:40
38 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Praise and Criticism
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 1:09
39 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Pierre Boulez: Maybe I Will Return to the Piano
Mirjam Wiesemann, Pierre Boulez 0:47
Digital Media 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Career as pianist
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 2:04
2 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Love at First Sight
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 0:36
3 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: The piano is so rich...
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:14
4 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Music in the family
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 2:55
5 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Greek culture and artistic inheritance
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 2:24
6 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: A teenager in love with Chopin
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 2:10
7 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Self-doubt and artistic development
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 0:46
8 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Every artist dreams of Paris...
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 0:49
9 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: First encounter with contemporary music: Messiaen
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:46
10 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: First encounter with contemporary music: Boulez
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 0:33
11 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: My first concert with Boulez the conductor
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:31
12 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Audition with the Ensemble InterContemporain
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 2:44
13 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Breaking Barriers and Curiosity
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 2:09
14 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Incises – A creative mind never rests
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 3:37
15 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: A man must be like an arrow...
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:13
16 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: The audience for contemporary music – then and now
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 3:08
17 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Composers after World War II and today
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 0:47
18 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: What is special about Boulez’ work
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:58
19 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Boulez as conductor of the Ensemble InterContemporain
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 0:50
20 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Boulez’ works for piano
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:18
21 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Playing from memory
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 3:33
22 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: The second sonata: Very few pianists are capable of playing it
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 0:58
23 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: One must learn how to listen!
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 2:25
24 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Harmony and dissonance: I love both.
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 2:04
25 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Dimitri as performer: I see myself as an actor...
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 3:51
26 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: On the good fortune of working with the composer.
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 2:11
27 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: How lovely when an artist refuses to reveal everything...
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:20
28 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Should a composer accept restrictions?
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:33
29 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: The future of contemporary music – finding a new language...
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:38
30 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Playing the piano – my raison d'être...
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 1:09
31 Mirjam Wiesemann in Conversation with Dimitri Vassilakis: Characteristics of a great artist
Mirjam Wiesemann, Dimitri Vassilakis 0:32

Credits

Digital Media 1

piano:
Dimitri Vassilakis (pianist) (tracks 1–29)
composer:
Pierre Boulez (track 19)
Pierre Boulez (1945 – 1985) (tracks 2–3, 5–12)
Pierre Boulez (1946) (tracks 13–14)
Pierre Boulez (1947 – 1948) (tracks 15–18)
Pierre Boulez (1955 – 1957) (tracks 20–29)
Pierre Boulez (1978) (tracks 1, 4)
editor:
Ingo Schmidt-Lucas (tracks 1–29)
producer:
Ingo Schmidt-Lucas (tracks 1–29)
recorded at:
later versions:
Notations II: Très vif - Strident (for orchestra) (track 2)
Notations III: Très modéré (for orchestra) (track 3)
Notations VII: Hiératique - Lent (for orchestra) (track 7)
part of:
Notations (for orchestra) (tracks 1, 4)
Première sonate pour piano (tracks 13–14)
Troisième sonate pour piano (tracks 19–29)
Deuxième sonate pour piano (tracks 15–18)
12 Notations (for piano) (tracks 2–3, 5–12)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Notations I: Modéré - Fantasque (for orchestra) (track 1)
Notations IV: Rythmique (for orchestra) (track 4)
Notations: II. Très vif (for piano) (track 2)
Notations: III. Assez lent (for piano) (track 3)
version of:
Notations: I. Fantasque - Modéré (for piano) (track 1)
Notations: IV. Rythmique (for piano) (track 4)

Digital Media 2

premiered in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (2008-02-04) (track 2)
piano:
Dimitri Vassilakis (pianist) (tracks 1–2)
additional composer:
Pierre Boulez (2001) (track 1)
composer:
Pierre Boulez (1994) (track 1)
Pierre Boulez (2005) (track 2)
editor:
Ingo Schmidt-Lucas (tracks 1–39)
producer:
Ingo Schmidt-Lucas (tracks 1–39)
spoken vocals:
Pierre Boulez (2011-01-31) (tracks 3–39)
Mirjam Wiesemann (2011-01-31) (tracks 3–39)
recorded at:
IRCAM in Paris, Île-de-France, France (2011-01-31) (tracks 3–39)
recording of:
Incises (for piano, 2001 version) (track 1)
revision of:
Incises (for piano) (track 1)

Digital Media 3

editor:
Ingo Schmidt-Lucas (tracks 1–31)
producer:
Ingo Schmidt-Lucas (tracks 1–31)
spoken vocals:
Dimitri Vassilakis (pianist) (2011-05-17) (tracks 1–19, 21–31)
Mirjam Wiesemann (2011-05-17) (tracks 1–31)
recorded at:
Cybele AV Studio in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (2011-05-17) (tracks 1–31)