Élégie pour Pierre

November 29 2013

Darius Milhaud, opus 416 (1965). For Pierre Monteux. Dimitri Mattu, viola. Carlo Pusceddu, timpani. Andrea Desogus, Stefano Tiesi, percussion.

Other short elegies from the mid-’60s.

One Response to “Élégie pour Pierre”

  1. davidderrick Says:

    “You may give an excellently played, genuinely felt performance of a movement, but because the engineer is not satisfied because there is some rustling at one point, so you do it again and this time something else goes wrong. By the time you get a ‘perfect’ take of the recording the players are bored, the conductor is bored, and the performance is lifeless and boring. … I detest all my own records.”

    Monteux, The Times, March 1959, Wikipedia.

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