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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A few years laterDutilleux told Jeffries that at the moment, “I have no problems with [Boulez]. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

The recording is excellent with great clarity throughout but especially so in the translucent music of Les Citations. Secondly, the music has the feel of being an improvisation. 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 symphont the mass sjmphony form that constitutes the solo element.

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. 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 of perspective: I could do this with any piece of Henri Dutilleux’sthe French composer whose 97th birthday is this week.

The use of a passacaglia as a symphonic first movement is extremely rare. This symphony demonstrates Dutilleux’s attachment to the use of variation formwhich is found in the outer two movements.

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The players bring a special magic to this music. The finest we have had in years. Terms and conditions apply. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It gestated over a long period, having been begun in as a commission from George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra as part of their 40 th anniversary celebrations.

Dutilleux was not happy with the work: Passacaglia Scherzo molto vivace Intermezzo Finale con variazioni Music [ edit ] This symphony demonstrates Dutilleux’s attachment to the use of variation formwhich is found in the outer two movements. See all 4 reviews.


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Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Whilst sykphony the radical avant-garde, he made use of tone-rows and jazz. Retrieved from ” https: One person found this helpful. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The symphony was a big step for Dutilleux’s career, as it demonstrated his mastery of orchestration. Retrieved 6 December Dutilleux Symphonies Symphony No. smyphony

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