DISCOGRAPHY

 

The discs, books and CDs are available, either directly from the respective labels (see page links), or from the Association Ivan Wyschnegradsky (see contact).

 

Musical excerpts are presented below with the kind permission of the publishers.



•  La Journée de l’Existence •

La Journée de l’Existence, for large orchestra and narrator

 

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France, Mario Haniotis, narrator, Alexandre Myrat conducting.

Historic recording of the first performance in 1978, published in 2009.

Diapason d’Or, 4 stars – Le Monde de la Musique.

 

Excerpts:
 

Part I - [WAV]
Part II - [WAV]

CD
Ed. Shiiin, France



•  24 Préludes, Etude sur les mouvements rotatoires •

24 Préludes Op.22b, for two pianos in quarter-tones

Étude sur les mouvements rotatoires Op.45a, for two pianos in quarter-tones – 8 hands

 

Recording date: 2000
Publication date: 2002

 

Sylvaine Billier, Martine Joste, Gérard Frémy, Fuminori Tanada, pianos, Fernand Vandenbogaerde conducting.

 

Excerpts:
 

Etude sur les mouvements rotatoires Op.45a - [WAV]
Prélude III Op.22b - [WAV]
Prélude XIX Op.22b - [WAV]

CD
Ed. Col Legno, Germany



•  Hommage à Ivan Wyschnegradsky •

Transparences I Op.35

Transparences II Op.47

Composition in quarter-tones

Cosmos Op.28

+ Works by Serge Provost and Bruce Mather

 

Recording date: 1994

 

Jean Laurendeau, ondes Martenot, Pierrette Le Page, Marc Couroux, François Couture, Paul Helmer, Bruce Mather, pianos, Bruce Mather conducting.

 

Excerpts:
 

Transparences I Op.35 - [WAV]
Composition pour quatuor d'ondes Martenot Op.52 - [WAV]
Cosmos Op.28 - [WAV]

CD
Ed. SNE, Canada



•  24 Préludes Op.22b et Intégrations Op.49 •

24 Préludes Op.22b and Intégrations Op.49 for two pianos tuned in quarter-tones

 

Recording date: December 1987

 

Henriette Puig-Roget and Kazuoki Fujii.

 

Excerpts:
 

Prélude I Op.22b - [WAV]
Prélude II Op.22b - [WAV]
Intégrations Op.49 - [WAV]

CD
Ed. Fontec, Japan



•  Miscellaneous works •

Étude sur les mouvements rotatoires Op.45c version for chamber orchestra

Sonata for viola and piano Op.34

Dialogue op. posth. for 2 pianos in quarter-tones, 8 hands

Deux études sur les densités et les volumes Op.39 bis

Dithyrambe Op.12 for 2 pianos in quarter-tones

Deux chants sur Nietzsche Op.9 for voice and piano

 

Recording date: February 1991 (live) and March 1994 (studio)

 

S. Billier, G. Frémy, M. Joste, Y. Rault, pianos, J. Bona, bass-baritone, T. Coman, viola, Ensemble 2e2m, Paul Méfano conducting.

 

4 stars from Diapason and from Le Monde de la Musique.

 

Excerpts:
 

Etude n°2 sur les densités et volumes Op.39bis - [WAV]
Dithyrambe Op.12 - [WAV]

CD
Ed. 2e2m, France



•  L’Évangile rouge •

L’Évangile rouge Op.8

Deux chants sur Nietzsche Op.9

Deux chants russes Op.29

À Richard Wagner Op.26 for voice and 2 pianos in quarter-tones

+ Works by Bruce Mather

 

Recording date: 1999

 

Michel Decharme, bass-baritone, Bruce Mather and Pierrette Lepage, pianos.

 

Excerpts:
 

L’Évangile rouge Op.8 - [WAV]
Deux chants russes Op.29 : Russie - [WAV]
Deux chants russes Op.29 : Notre marche - [WAV]
À Richard Wagner Op.26 - [WAV]

CD
Ed. SNE, Canada



•  Prélude et Etude Op.48 •

Prélude et Etude Op.48 for Carrillo piano in thirds of tone

+ Works by Bruce Mather, Jean-Étienne Marie, Marc Patch, Gilles Tremblay, Jacques Desjardins, Michel Gonneville, Olivier Gagnon and John Winiarz, for piano in thirds and sixteenths of tone

 

Recording date: 2008/2009

 

S. Billier, M. Joste, B. Mather, pianos.

 

Excerpts:
 

Etude Op.48 - [WAV]

Double CD
Ed. SNE, Canada



•  Klaviermusik der Russischen Avantgarde •

Two Preludes Op.2
Three Pieces Op.38
Etude sur le Carré magique sonore Op.40

+ Works by Ciurlionis, Obukhov, Roslavetz, Protopopov, Scriabin
 
Publication date: 2005

 

Christoph Staude, piano.
 

Excerpts:
 

Prélude pour piano Op.38 - [WAV]

CD
Ed. Roy Berlin



•  Chant douloureux Op.6, Chant nocturne Op.11 •

Chant douloureux Op.6 for violin and piano

Chant nocturne Op.11 for violin and 2 pianos in quarter-tones

+ Works by Othmar Schoeck, Allen Sapp, Willy Burkhard, Richard Strauss, Hanns Jelinek, Dieter Acker

 

Recording date: 1995

 

Martin Gelland, violin, Lennart Wallin, piano.


CD
Ed. Vienna Modern Masters



•  Complete String Quartets •

String Quartets Op.13, 18, 38 bis
Composition pour quatuor à cordes Op.43
String Trio Op.53

 

Recording date: 1988

 

Arditti Quartet.

 

Excerpts:

 

Composition pour quatuor à cordes Op.43 - [WAV]

CD
Ed. Block, Germany



•  L’Acte chorégraphique •

L’Acte chorégraphique Op.27

 

Recording date: 1999

 

Students of the Musikhochschule Winterthur/Zurich, Dominik Blum conducting.


CD
Ed. HMT Zurich, Switzerland



•  Quarter-Tone Pieces •

24 Preludes in Quarter-Tone System Op.22b (1934/70)

Etude sur le « Carré Magique Sonore » Op.40 (1957)

+ Works by Ives

 

Recording date: 2001
Publication date: 2006

 

Josef Christof, Steffen Schleiermacher, pianos.


CD
Ed. Hat Hut Records, Switzerland



•  Vierteltonduo Bächli/Schneider •

Intégrations Op.49 (1962)
+ Works by Ives, Streiff, Jordi, Moser, Mariétan, Wehrli

 

Recording date: 2001

 

Gertrud Schneider, Thomas Bächli, pianos.


CD
Ed. MGB Zurich, Switzerland



•  Ainsi parlait Zarathoustra •

Symphony in quarter-tone system for orchestra of four pianos, Op.17 (part I) (1936)

+ Works by Breuker, Francesconi, Galas, Gould, Cuypers, Xenakis, van Manen, Scelsi, Feldman

 

Recording date: 1981

 

Geoffrey Douglas Madge, Klara Körmendi, Susan Bradshaw, John Tilbury, pianos.


CD
Ed. BVHAAST



•  Etude ultrachromatique •

Etude ultrachromatique Op.42 for Prof. Adriaan Fokker’s tricesimoprimal organ

+ Works by Schat, Badings, Zwaanenburg, Reina

 

Recording date: 1999

 

Joop Van Goozen, organ in 1/31st of an octave.


CD
Ed. Stichting Huygens-Fokker



•  Donaueschinger Musiktage 2010 •

Arc-en-Ciel op.37

Arc-en ciel II op.52a for 6 pianos

+ Works by J. Dillon, Ph. Manoury, B. Ferneyhough, O. Adamek, A. Posadas, A. Cassidy, M. Stroppa, V. Globokar, S. Steen-Andersen et G.F. Haas

 

Publication date: 2011

 

4 CDs box.
Pianos Pi-Hsien Chen, Ch. Grund, F. Hoelscher, A. Okabe, S.T. Kuebler, J. Vogelsänger, pianos, Sylvain Cambreling, conducting.

 

Excerpts:
 

Arc-en-Ciel op.37 - [WAV]
Arc-en ciel II op.52a - [WAV]

CD
Ed. NEOS



•  Live recording of the concert of 7 January 1977, Studio 106, Radio-France •

5 Preludes Op.22b and Prelude and Fugue Op.21 for 2 pianos in quarter-tones

Étude sur le Carré magique sonore Op.40 for piano

Prelude and Etude Op.48 for Carrillo piano in 1/3 of tones

Étude sur les Mouvements rotatoires Op.45a for 2 pianos in quarter-tones, 8 hands

Méditation sur 2 thèmes de la Journée de l’Existence Op.7 for cello and piano

Third Symphonic Fragment Op.31 for 4 pianos in quarter-tones

+ Excerpts of Robert Pfeiffer’s Interviews with the composer

 

Publication date: 1983

 

Sylvaine Billier, Martine Joste, Jean-François Heisser, Jean Koerner, pianos, Jacques Wiederker, cello, Michel Decoust conducting.

 

Excerpts:
 

Prelude and Fugue Op.21 - [WAV]
Méditation sur la Journée de l’Existence Op.7 - [WAV]
Symphonic Fragment Op.31 - [WAV]

Double LP
Ed. Block, Germany



•  Music For three pianos in 1/6th of a tone •

Dialogue à Trois Op.51

Composition Op.46

Prelude and Fugue Op.30

+ Works by Bruce Mather et Jack Behrens

 

Recording date: 1985

 

L.-P. Pelletier, P. Helmer, F. Couture, pianos, Bruce Mather conducting.

 

Excerpts:
 

Dialogue à Trois Op.51 - [WAV]
Composition Op.46 - [WAV]
Prelude and Fugue Op.30 - [WAV]

LP
Ed. McGill Record, Canada



•  Live recording of excerpts from the Steirischer Herbst Festival, Graz 1988 •

Arc-en-ciel Op.37 for 6 pianos tuned in 1/12th of tones

+ Works by Béla Bartók, Alois Hába, Arthur Lourié, Julian Carrillo, Bernhard Lang

 

Recording date: 1988

 

C. Aigner, J. Polyzoïdes, I. Poncet, E. Schadler, K-H. Schuh, R. Solymar, pianos, Georg-Friedrich Haas conducting.


LP
Ed. ORF, Austria