Henri Scolari

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).

Henri Scolari
ch. du Devin 49bis
CH-1012 Lausanne
Fon: +41 (0)21 652 47 63


Le Christ voilé (1948)
for baritone and instruments (1(pic).1(ca).1(bcl).1/hn/hp/vn.va.vc(db ad lib.))
Order No: 10310, sFr. 86.00
(Reduction available from the SME/EMS: sFr. 34.-; 34.-)
Based on a poem by Patrice de la Tour du Pin. Fusion of a series of twelve tones with a constant reference to tonality. Very expressive French poetry.

Suite pour piano (suite for piano) (1949, rév. 1999)
Order No: 10314, sFr. 26.00

Arghoul 1 (1971)
Piece in the medieval stantipes form
for clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet and vibraphone
Order No: 10301, sFr. 23.00
Fusion of medieval and contemporary notation.

Eoliennes (1974/75)
Four pieces
for piano
Order No: 10311, sFr. 39.00

Concerto pour flûte et orchestre (concert for flute and orchestra) (1976/77)
Order No: 10302, sFr. 88.00
(Avec partie de flûte)
Demands an exceptional level of virtuosity for the solo flute. Written for Aurèle Nicolet.

Arghoul 2 (1977)
for clarinet in Bb and piano
Order No: 10303, sFr. 21.00
Requires a very high degree of virtuosity by the clarinet player. Written for Michel Lethiec.

Polythème pour grand orchestre (1979/80)
Order No: 10304, sFr. 88.00
A professional orchestra will encounter no particular difficulties here.

Monos (1981)
for violin solo
Order No: 10312, sFr. 21.00

Jeux (1981/82)
for flute and harpsichord
Order No: 10313, sFr. 29.00

Quatuor à cordes (string quartet) (1986/88)
Order No: 10305, sFr. 68.00
Monolithic, very architectural and expressive.

Arghoul 4 (1994)
for clarinet in Bb solo
Order No: 10306, sFr. 29.00
Virtuoso solo piece based on a series of intervals.

Trio d'anches (1997)
for horn, Eb clarinet and bassoon
Order No: 10307, sFr. 23.00
Constructed on a series of intervals.

Arghoul 5 (1998)
Proportional variations
for clarinet in Bb solo
Order No: 10308, sFr. 21.00
Demanding structural combination of space and time.

Dédicace (1998)
proportional variations
for flute solo
Order No: 10309, sFr. 16.00
Demanding structural combination of space and time.


Quatuor Sine Nomine
Jean Balissat: Quatuor à cordes
William Blank: Quatuor à cordes
Michel Hostettler: Quatuor à cordes
Frank Martin: Quatuor à cordes
Jean Perrin: Quatuor à cordes
Henri Scolari: Quatuor à cordes
Julien-François Zbinden: Quatuor à cordes
(Quatuor Sine Nomine)

Musiques Suisses MGB CTS-M 57
SME/EMS Order Nr.: 77
Price CHF: 39.- (2 CDs)

Further Discs:
CD Varelas productions, c.p. 319, 1701 Fribourg, SF 96971069: Arghoul 1

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