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Scolari Henri

(25. 09. 1923 - 23. 12. 2011)

Scolari Henri
Scolari Henri
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Genre: Classical Music
Professional activity: Composers, Authors
Biography
* 25. 09. 1923, † 23. 12. 2011.

Henri Scolari was born in Geneva and instructed in piano, music theory and composition under Louis Piantoni and conducting under Samuel Baud-Bovy. He attended the master classes of Georges Migot, Arthur Honegger and René Leibowitz in Paris and attended a seminar by Henri Pousseur.
From 1962 until 1986 he was musical director, responsible for the programme, and later producer of 'Radio-Télévision Suisse Romande' in the Lausanne studios. From 1980 until 1989 he was president of the Lausanne section of the 'Societé Internationale de Musique Contemporaine' (International Society for Contemporary Music). He has been an expert at Lausanne Conservatory since 1988. His work catalogue was published in 1993 by the canton and University of Lausanne (BCU).


Work list
Danse de là-bas (1943)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Sur un Christ d'Allain (1943)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
Trio (1943)

Instrumentation: for flute clarinet and alto saxophone

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Lilliputienne (1943)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: ' 45"
Manuscript
Ode funèbre (1943)

Instrumentation: for piano and orchestra (2.2.2.1/2.3.3.0/timp.bdr/str)

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Sérénade (1943)

Instrumentation: for two flutes, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, violin and double bass

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Aubade (1943)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Esprit d'un étang (1943)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 2' 15"
Manuscript
Combat moral (1943)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Flânerie dans la vielle ville (1943)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Le Goltva de Tchekhov (1943)
Evocation

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Instantanés (1943)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Hippolyte (1943-1944)
Ballet in two acts and four scenes after Euripides

Instrumentation: for orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.3.3.0/perc/2hp ad lib/str)

Duration: 1h 45' 00"
Manuscript
Carrefour (1944)

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Hommage à René Schenker (1944)

Instrumentation: for viola solo

Duration: 1' 10"
Manuscript
Horse-Power (1944)
Boogie woogie

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Mouvement symphonique (1945)

Instrumentation: for large orchestra (pic.2.2.ca.2.bcl.2.cbn/6.4.3.1/3perc/str)

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Petit concert (1945)

Instrumentation: for string quartet

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Police-secours (1946)

Instrumentation: for voice and piano

Texts: Albert Sarrou

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
La moucharde ou la leçon de grammaire (1946)
Choreographic fantasy

Instrumentation: for piano

To a theory by Ulysse Bolle.

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Episode (1946)
Melody to a poem by Paul Valery

Instrumentation: for mezzo-soprano, flute and piano

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Le bois amical (1946)

Instrumentation: for mezzo-soprano, flute and piano

Texts: Paul Valéry

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Et vive la vie! (1946)
Chanson to a text by Albert Sarrou

Instrumentation: for voice and piano

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Notre ville (1946)

Instrumentation: for voice and piano

Texts: Albert Sarrou

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Concert pour les fiançailles (1946-1947)

Instrumentation: for piano and orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.0.0/timp/perc)

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Rendez-vous d'automne (1947)

Instrumentation: for voice and piano

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Le Christ voilé (1948)
Catata

Instrumentation: for baritone and instruments (1(pic).1(ca).1(bcl).1/hn/hp/vn.va.vc(db ad lib.))

Texts: Patrice de la Tour du Pin

Fusion of a series of twelve tones with a constant reference to tonality.
Very expressive French poetry.

Duration: 19' 00"
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Suite pour piano (1949/99)

Prélude - Sicilienne - Menuett - Gavotte - Gigue.

Duration: 7' 00"
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Andante molto espressivo (1951)

Instrumentation: for string quartet

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Le bal dans ma tête (1951-1952)
Ballet in 1 act

Instrumentation: for orchestra (2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/timp/pf/str)

Duration: 24' 00"
Manuscript
Allegro (1952)
Second exercise on the tritone

Instrumentation: for strings

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
El Capital (1955)
Rhythmical tango

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Satisfaction (1955)
Lyrical tango

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Escale à Genève (1957)

Instrumentation: for ensemble (fl, cl, bcl, 3vn, 2vc)

Music for a small orchestra for a film by Louis Grepin.

Duration: 48' 00"
Manuscript
Swissair (1957)

Music for the film by Louis Greppin.
The score (as well as the company) is lost.

Manuscript
Les Stéréo-Symphonies (1959)

Instrumentation: for orchestra seperated into three groups (3.2.ca.2.bcl.cbn/3.2.1.0/cel.vib/6.4.6.2)

Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Mutations (1960)

Instrumentation: for 15 instruments (flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, celesta, xylorimba, vibraphone, violoin, viola, violoncello, double bass)

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
L'Apothéose d'Alexandre (1962)

Instrumentation: for wind instruments (2.2.ca.bcl.2/3.3.2.btbn.0) 2 percussion and 4 double basses

Duration: 31' 00"
Manuscript
Suite sur le nom d'Alexandre (1962-1963)

Instrumentation: for wind instruments (2.2.ca.2.bcl.2/3.3.2.btbn.0), 2 percussion instruments and 4 contrabasses

Extracted from "L'Apothéose d'Alexandre".

Duration: 23' 00"
Manuscript
Prélude pour une église unie (1964)

Instrumentation: for violin and organ

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Indicatifs (1965)
Four indicatives for the diorama of contemporary music

Instrumentation: for instrumental ensemble (oboe, trumpet, vibraphone, percussion, bells, piano)

Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Merlin l'Enchanteur (1965)
Electroacoustic music

For a radiophonic film in 6 episodes by C.F. Landry.

Duration: 18' 00"
Manuscript
Solitude, cancer de l'âme (1965)
Electroacoustic music

Duration: 27' 20"
Manuscript
Nuit de glace (1967)
Electroacoustic music

For a radio story by Elisabeth Align, adapted from the German by Gabriel Wittkopp.

Duration: 32' 15"
Manuscript
Intégration (1967-1968)
Electronic music only

Duration: 12' 20"
Manuscript
Intégration (1967-1968)

Instrumentation: for orchestra (2.2.2.2/0.2.2.0/str) and electronic tape

Duration: 19' 00"
Manuscript
Intégration (1967-1968)

Instrumentation: for orchestra (2.2.2.2/0.2.2.0/str)

Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
Concerto for violoncello and orchestra (1970)

Instrumentation: (2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/str)

Duration: 32' 00"
Manuscript
Arghoul 1 (1971)
Piece in the medieval form of stantipes

Instrumentation: for clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet and vibraphone

Fusion of medieval and contemporary notation.

Duration: 7' 00"
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Le Miracle d'Ampelos ou La naissance de la vigne (1972)

Instrumentation: for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, percussion and harp

Minimal music for the radio poem by Richard Garzarolli.

Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Eoliennes (1974-1975)
Four pieces

Instrumentation: for piano

Duration: 16' 00"
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Concerto pour flûte et orchestre (1976-1977)

Instrumentation: (2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/timp/hp/str)

Demands an exceptional level of virtuosity for the solo flute. Written for Aurèle Nicolet.

Duration: 21' 00"
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(Avec partie de flûte)
Arghoul 2 (1977)
Ballad

Instrumentation: for clarinet in Bb and piano

Demands a very high degree of virtuosity by the clarinet player. Written for Michel Lethiec.

Duration: 8' 00"
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Polythème pour grand orchestre (1979-1980)

Instrumentation: (pic.2.2.ca.2.bcl.cbn/4.4.3.1/timp.vib.2perc/str)

A professional orchestra will encounter no particular difficulties here.

Duration: 23' 00"
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Monos (1981)

Instrumentation: for violin solo

Duration: 11' 00"
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Jeux (1981-1982)

Instrumentation: for flute and harpsichord

Duration: 6' 00"
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Cymbalies (1987)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus.
Software: Total-Music (CTM - Southworth).
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900.
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es.

Duration: 4' 05"
Manuscript
Drumsy (1987)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus.
Software: Total-Music (CTM - Southworth).
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900.
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es.

Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Bambous (1987)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus.
Software: Total-Music (CTM - Southworth).
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900.
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es.

Duration: 1' 35"
Manuscript
Bassajazz (1987)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus.
Software: Total-Music (CTM - Southworth).
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900.
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es.

Duration: 3' 05"
Manuscript
Gonguette (1987)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Total-Music (CTM-Southworth)
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900
recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 1' 35"
Manuscript
Guitarelect (1987)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Total-Music (CTM-Southworth)
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 2' 10"
Manuscript
Marimbadodeca (1987)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Total-Music (CTM-Southworth)
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 2' 10"
Manuscript
Vibrallade (1987)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Total-Music (CTM-Southworth)
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900
recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 2' 15"
Manuscript
Quatuor à cordes (1987-1988)
La sérénité

Monolithic, very architectural and expressive.

Duration: 18' 00"
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Etudes pour les structures fractales (1989)

Instrumentation: for computer and MIDI system

Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Arghoul 3 (1989)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus.
Software: Total-Music (CTM - Southworth).
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900.
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es.

Duration: 11' 45"
Manuscript
PF 02 (1989)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Total-Music (CTM-Southworth)
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 11' 40"
Manuscript
Passacaille (1989)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Total-Music (CTM-Southworth)
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Manuscript
Objets périphériques (1990)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Vision (Opcode)
Synthesizer: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 9' 30"
Manuscript
Concerto fractal (1990)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus.
Software: Total-Music (CTM - Southworth).
Sound: Yamaha SY 77.
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es.

Duration: 12' 55"
Manuscript
Eclipses (1992)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh II ci.
Software: Vision (Opcode).
Sound: Yamaha SY 77.
Recorder: R-DAT Panasonic sv-3900.

Duration: 22' 50"
Manuscript
Spirales (1990)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Vision (Opcode)
Synthesizer: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 15' 50"
Manuscript
Hibernal (1991)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Vision (Opcode)
Synthesizer: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 11' 06"
Manuscript
Percolation (1991)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Vision (Opcode)
Synthesizer: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 22' 20"
Manuscript
Stroll (1991)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Vision (Opcode)
Synthesizer: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 13' 55"
Manuscript
Traînées (1991)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus
Software: Total-Music (CTM-Southworth)
Synthesizer: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es

Duration: 15' 28"
Manuscript
Fractales 2 (1991)

Instrumentation: for marimba and band

Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Bis repetita placent (1992)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh Plus.
Software: Total-Music (CTM - Southworth).
Sound: Yamaha TX 81 Z, Akai S 900.
Recorder: Sony PCM 501 es.

Duration: 15' 30"
Manuscript
Flûtée (1992)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh II ci
Software: Vision (Opcode)
Synthesizer: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: R-DAT Panasonic sv-3900

Duration: 11' 50"
Manuscript
Les loups (1992)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh II ci
Software: Vision (Opcode)
Synthesizer: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: R-DAT Panasonic sv-3900

Duration: 13' 20"
Manuscript
Cerdanya (1992)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh II ci.
Software: Vision (Opcode).
Sound: Yamaha SY 77.
Recorder: R-DAT Panasonic sv-3900.

Duration: 13' 55"
Manuscript
One-Computer-Ballet (1992)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Computer: Macintosh II ci
Software: Vision (Opcode)
Synthesizer: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: R-DAT Panasonic sv-3900

Duration: 20' 10"
Manuscript
Pavillons (1992)
Computer-aided music

Instrumentation: for computer

Duration: 12' 30"
Manuscript
Indonesia-Ballet (1992)
Ballet in 7 scenes

Instrumentation: Computer-aided music

Computer: Macintosh II ci
Software: Vision (Opcode)
Sound: Yamaha SY 77
Recorder: R-DAT Panasonic sv-3900

Duration: 26' 45"
Manuscript
Arghoul 4 (1994)

Instrumentation: for clarinet in Bb solo

Virtuoso solo piece based on a series of intervals.

Duration: 8' 00"
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Trio d'anches (1997)

Instrumentation: for horn, Eb clarinet and bassoon

Constructed on a series of intervals.

Duration: 10' 00"
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Arghoul 5 (1998)
Proportional variations

Instrumentation: for clarinet in Bb solo

Demanding structural combination of space-time.

Duration: 13' 00"
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Dédicace (1998)
proportional variations

Instrumentation: for flute solo

Demanding structural combination of space-time.

Duration: 5' 00"
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Bibliography
Scolari, Henri: Du Satie à Genève, mais oui, mon cher, on joue du Satie à Genève, in: Genève Quinzaine (juillet 1949) 3 (1949), S. 4
Scolari, Henri: Schoenberg toujours lui-même ou quelques mots sur une école qui fait parler d'elle, in: Genève Quinzaine (juin 1949) 1 (1949), S. 4-5
Scolari, Henri: Le Triton dénominateur formel du chromatisme intégral. Etude sur une technique de composition dodécaphonque, Ed. Raymond Illy, Genève 1950
Scolari, Henri: Une oeuvre genevoise à Paris ("Monades 2" de Jacques Guyonnet), in: La Suisse (22 déc 1960) (1960)
Scolari, Henri: Livre de séries. Inventaire didactique de séries de douze sons, Chez l'auteur, Lausanne 1974
Monnier, Verena: Henri Scolari (1923-2011), in: Dissonanz 117 (2012), S. 78 [Internet]
Matthey, Jean-Louis: Henri Scolari. Catalogue des Oeuvres, Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire, Lausanne 1993
Desarzens, Victor: Huitième Diorama de la musique contemporaine, in: Radio-TV je vois tout (29.04.1971) 17 (1971)
Depoisier, Claude: Le concert du vendredi, in: Radio-TV je vois tout (nov. 1969) (1969)
Jaccard, Jean-Claude: A Crissier, l'Orchestre de Chambre brille dans un répertoire insolite, in: Feuille d'Avis de Lausanne (24.11.1969) (1969)
Depoisier, Claude: En création mondiale: Intégration d'Henri Scolari, in: Radio-TV je vois tout (mai 1968) (1968)
Jaton, Henri: 5e Diorama: Witold Lutoslawski et Henri Scolari à la SIMC, in: Tribune de Lausanne (20.05.1968) (1968)
Perrin, Jean: Un concert de la SIMC. Pour Scolari et Lutoslawski un OCL exemplaire, in: Gazette de Lausanne (mai 1968) (1968)
Depoisier, Claude: La musique contemporaine en Suisse, en bavardant avec Henri Scolari, in: Radio-TV je vois tout (16.10.1967) (1967)
Hugli, Pierre: Trois compositeurs lausannois et l'OCL sous la direction de Victor Desarzens, in: Gazette de Lausanne (19.08.1964) (1964)
Jaccard, Jean-Claude: Magnifique concert de l'Orchestre de Chambre, in: Feuille d'Avis de Lausanne (18.08.1964) (1964)
Jaton, Henri: Chronique musicale, quelques problèmes actuels, in: Tribune de Lausanne (3 juin 1962) (1962)
Guyonnet, Jacques: Henri Scolari, compositeur genevois, in: Tribune de Genève (janvier 1961) 12 (1961)


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