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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Some items to consider. Let’s hope more Dutilleux will follow. The use of a passacaglia as a symphonic first movement is extremely rare. The liner notes by Paul Conway are helpful in every way, both as an introduction to Henri Dutilleux and to his music. Dutilleux Symphonies Symphony No. Retrieved from ” https: This article about a symphony is a stub. It consists of 35 repetitions of a four-bar bass motif, shown in the opening four bars by the double basses.

And finally, there is his masterly use of the orchestra. See all 4 reviews. There are several versions of all these works available on CD: Dutilleux, Bartok”accessed 26 May Since I have the CD I put on head phone so I can listen it dutilleuxx loud trying to get all of what he got the orchestra doing.

In the third movement, he develops a process that he uses more extensively in several later compositions: 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.


Famously, Pierre Boulez stood and turned his back shmphony this work at its premiere as a sign of his disdain since it did not utilize the symphoby technique than seen as de rigeur by Boulez and his Darmstadt circle. Skip to main content. Please try again later. Structure [ edit ] The symphony lasts approximately half an hour.

The title is important, as it defines the entire compositional process. Follow us on Twitter. Correspondances Deux sonnets de Jean Cassou Le temps l’horloge. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This gives a freshness and sparkle that is captivating.

Glyn Pursglove, “Concert Review: I could do this with any piece of Henri Dutilleux’sthe French composer whose 97th birthday is this week.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. As one of music history’s most fastidious perfectionists, Dutilleux’s published works are few. That’s something that infuses every bar of Ainsi la nuitor The Shadows of Time, or Correspondancesor … well, pretty well everything he has published.

This symphony demonstrates Dutilleux’s attachment to the use of variation formwhich is found in the outer two movements. In fact, there are five sections all of which overlap: Nevertheless, this is beautiful music that has the power to enchant.

Symphony No. 2 (Dutilleux)

There are two cyles of Dutilleux’s orchestral music — this first one recorded symphont 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 orchestra. Believe it or not, I have never heard one note of M.


Dutillleux moods largely define the progress of the work. This article contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a small commission if a reader clicks through and makes a purchase.

The players bring a special magic to this music.

I have noted xymphony the splendid playing in Les Citations. Initially, it was short piece composed to honour the 75 th birthday of Peter Pears.

A guide to Henri Dutilleux’s music

Retrieved 26 May He has made his choices and he has the right to make his choices. IL Carnevale di Venezia Clarinet with orchestra. However, the present CD is satisfying in every respect.

Audio CD, October 27, “Please retry”. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. By clicking on an affiliate link, you accept that Skimlinks cookies will dutilleuz set. Compositions by Henri Dutilleux 20th-century symphonies compositions Symphony stubs.