Henri Dutilleux. Publisher: Alphonse Leduc. Symphony No.2 – ‘The Double’ ( ). Publisher. Heugel. Category. Orchestra. Sub Category. Large Orchestra. As one of music history’s most fastidious perfectionists, Dutilleux’s published works are few. There are two symphonies and other orchestral. There is an old story about Henri Dutilleux which I cited in my review of the Capriccio recording of his Symphony No I do not hesitate to recall it here.

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Instead, his music is a realisation of a complete world, independent of concerns for cutting-edge contemporaneity, and one that becomes more essential the more you hear it, above all for how he transforms his astonishing compositional refinement into real emotional immediacy. Correspondances Deux sonnets de Jean Dutilleuc Le temps l’horloge.

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As Dutilleux told Stuart Jeffries in these pages a decade or so ago when a mere whippersnapper of 86, “I don’t speak about him, and he doesn’t speak about me. The title is important, as it defines the entire compositional process. I look forward to further releases in this series. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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This is a fine version, but I give Graf the dymphony with a sharper, more detailed recording. Structure [ edit ] The symphony lasts approximately half an hour.

Dutilleux has never been prolific, but the quality of his small body of works is very high. Retrieved from ” https: It consists of 35 repetitions of a four-bar bass motif, shown in the opening four bars by the double basses. I do not hesitate to recall it here.


It’s music of sumptuous but rigorous splendourmusic whose sheer attractiveness belies the refinement of Dutilleux’s harmonic and structural imagination, and which seduces you into a faraway world of heightened dutillleux.

The symphony was a big dutilleuz for Dutilleux’s career, as it demonstrated his mastery of orchestration. Dutlilleux prior to this day.

CD and Packaging in nice shape. Dutilleux has used massive forces with a whole battery of percussion and a vast woodwind section to considerable effect.

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All in all, then, Tortelier’s disc is superior, and can be welcomed wholeheartedly. At the heart of The Shadows of Time is a movement called “memory of shadows” that includes music for symhpony children’s voices – an inspirational idea that came from Dutilleux’s overhearing the sounds of children in a playground near his studio.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Audio CD Verified Purchase. This arrangement can hardly help evoking the traditional concerto grosso, although my ideal in fact has been to escape from this form whose pre-fabricated dimension seems incompatible with contemporary language. With their broad thematic vistas and persuasive adaptations of traditional forms, Dutilleux’s symphonies offer considerable rewards to interpreters and listeners alike.

Dutilleux was not happy with the work: Loading comments… Trouble loading? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The players bring a special magic to this music. Some items to consider Brahms Symphony 4 Dvorak Symphony 9. Let’s hope more Dutilleux will follow. Views Read Edit View history. I Animato, Ma Misterioso. The First Symphony masterfully draws on myriad influences of its time in addition to Debussy and Ravel, also Stravinsky, Bartok, and the later French composers Roussel and Honegger without speaking yet in the uniquely Dutilleuxian voice he would forge with the “Symphony No.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. See all 4 reviews. Audio CD, October 27, “Please retry”. For Daniel Barenboim and the Orchestre de Paris, Erato sought to maximize clarity by introducing what now sounds like a rather artificial dryness and flatness symphon perspective: This is a high-quality recording of two masterpieces by Dutilleux.


However, sympbony present CD is satisfying in every respect. Five key links Cello Concerto: I could do this with any piece of Henri Dutilleux’sthe French composer whose 97th birthday is this week. Initially, it was short piece composed to honour the 75 th birthday of Peter Pears. It is written in four movements: Together, all of symphnoy, from his First Symphonycomposed into a recent masterpiece, Correspondances fromwhich sets the letters of artists and writers from van Gogh to Rilke for soprano and orchestra, is proof of a fundamental sometimes little-understood truth about French musical life in the postwar period: As Stravinsky said, a score will allow for more than one interpretation.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? By clicking on an affiliate link, you accept that Skimlinks cookies will be set. IL Carnevale di Venezia Clarinet dutilelux orchestra. There are two symphonies and other orchestral works, a handful of concertante pieces, a series of pieces for voice and orchestra, and a small but significant canon of chamber music, including a dazzling string quartet, Ainsi la nuit.

Composition Artist Credits Symphony No. These moods largely define the progress of the work. Graf’s Dutilleux is also excellent, and quite competitive with Tortelier.

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