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Title:
The complete works
Author:
Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Works
Publication Information:
New York : London, [1998]

℗1998
Physical Description:
2 audio discs (71:22, 79:14) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Compact disc.

Producer's note by Andrew Cornall, other notes by Chou Wen-chung, and texts for the vocal works in booklet (30 p.), inserted in container.

World premiere recordings of Amériques (original version), Tuning up, Dance for Burgess.
Language:
English
Contents:
Tuning up / reconstruction and editing by Chou Wen-chung (5:00) -- Amériques : original version / performing edition prepared from the original manuscript by Chou Wen-chung (24:38) -- Poème électronique / transfer from the original master by Konrad Boehmer and Kees Tazelaar (8:02) -- Arcana -- Nocturnal / edited and completed by Chou Wen-chung (10:25) -- Un grand sommeil noir / orchestration by Antony Beaumont (4:08) -- Un grand sommeil noir : original version (2:46) -- Offrandes (3:12, 3:37) -- Hyperprism / rev. by Richard Saks (4:18) -- Octandre / rev. and edited by Chou Wen-chung (2:34, 1:46, 2:18) -- Intégrales / rev. and edited by Chou Wen-chung (10:18) -- Ecuatorial / corrections from the original manuscript by Chou Wen-Chung (11:27) -- Ionisation (5:51) -- Density 21.5 (4:05) -- Déserts / original tape provided by the Columbia University Computer Music Center (24:18) -- Dance for Burgess / completed edition by Chou Wen-chung)
Subject Term:
UPC:
2894602082

028946020821
Format :
Music CD

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Wonderfully performed by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Asko Ensemble, dir. Riccardo Chailly. At long last, the complete work of this brilliant composer, including the original version of "Amériques," as well as several previously unpublished works. The entire project was assembled with the assistance of composer Chou Wen-Chung, who had worked directly with Varèse. This massive undertaking includes the following works: "Tuning Up," "Amériques," "Arcana," "Poème Électronique," "Nocturnal," "Un Grand Sommeil Noir" (in both the original and orchestral versions),"Offrandes," "Hyperprism," "Octandre," "Intégrales," "Ecuatorial," "Ionisation," "Density 21.5," "Déserts," and "Dance for Burgess." ~ "Blue" Gene Tyranny