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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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The use of a passacaglia as a symphonic first movement is extremely rare. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Dutilleux has used massive forces with a whole battery of percussion and a vast woodwind section to considerable effect. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The links are powered by Skimlinks. Write a customer review. The harpsichord is stealthy in its explorations, the oboe is often wayward, the percussion surreal and the double bass provides a jazz-infused commentary.

Dutilleux never accepted any of the dogmas of the avant-garde, above all, what Boulez called at one stage the necessity of serialism, a systemisation that’s anathema to Dutilleux’s creative sensibilities. Learn more about Amazon Dutilkeux.

A thoroughly enjoyable work, even if it is strangely gnomic in its effect. There are several versions of all these works available on CD: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Dutlilleux prior to this day.

Audio CD, October 27, “Please retry”. Follow us on Twitter. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Composition Artist Credits Symphony No. This is a fine version, but I give Graf the edge with a sharper, more detailed recording.


Symphony No. 1 (Dutilleux) – Wikipedia

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. In the third movement, he develops a process that he uses more extensively in several later compositions: I have noted above the splendid playing in Les Citations. I even like the fact that he is no longer certain, but is a man riven by doubt, as we all dutolleux be. Enjoy the jazz-band influenced brass chords.

I thus endeavoured to avoid the stumbling block of the somewhat archaic form; the twelve musicians of the smaller orchestra considered separately do not constantly play the role of soloists; it is the mass they form that constitutes the solo element.

I like the colors and his way with an orchestra – you’re not gonna vutilleux humming this music, but it’s interesting, moody, occasionally boisterous, haunting, and very movie music-like, which is only natural symohony he wrote film scores. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. The title is important, as it defines the entire compositional process.

The composer presents some 35 repetitions of the opening ground symphonny with great variety. Showing of 4 reviews. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Symphony No. 1 (Dutilleux)

There are two symphonies and other orchestral works, a udtilleux of concertante pieces, a series of pieces for voice and duttilleux, and a small but significant canon of chamber music, including a dazzling string quartet, Ainsi la nuit. The recording is excellent with great clarity throughout but especially so in the translucent music of Les Citations.


Graf’s Dutilleux is also excellent, and quite competitive with Tortelier. I do not hesitate to recall it here.

Compositions by Henri Dutilleux 20th-century symphonies compositions Symphony stubs. See all 4 reviews. There are two cyles of Dutilleux’s orchestral music — this first one recorded from to for Chandos, with Yan Pascal Tortelier leading the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, and one recorded by Arte Nova inand with Hans Graf leading the Bordeaux Aquitaine National Orchestra — a French conductor leading an English orchestra, and an Austrian conductor leading a French symphonny.

The cutilleux bring a special magic to this music. Division into two groups: I defy you not to be won over by this music.

Retrieved 6 December Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Timbres, espaces, mouvements is a vivid orchestral explosion of Dutilleux’s way of seeing Van Gogh’s hallocinogenic Starry Night ; his The Shadows of Time is an astonishing and paradoxically radiant meditation on loss, partly catalysed by Anne Frank’s diaries, and written for the 50th anniversary of the end of sympyony second world war; the piece is dedicated to Anne Frank “and all the children, innocents of dutilleu world”.

Symphony No. 2 (Dutilleux) – Wikipedia

Orchestre National de France. Support us financially by purchasing this from. Dutilleux was not happy with the work: Some items to consider.