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Scolari Henri

(25. 09. 1923 - 23. 12. 2011)

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


Biography
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)
for piano
Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Sur un Christ d'Allain (1943)
for piano
Duration: 4' 30"
Manuscript
Trio (1943)
for flute clarinet and alto saxophone
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Lilliputienne (1943)
for piano
Duration: ' 45"
Manuscript
Ode funèbre (1943)
for piano and orchestra (2.2.2.1/2.3.3.0/timp.bdr/str)
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Sérénade (1943)
for two flutes, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, violin and double bass
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Aubade (1943)
for piano
Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Esprit d'un étang (1943)
for piano
Duration: 2' 15"
Manuscript
Combat moral (1943)
for piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Flânerie dans la vielle ville (1943)
for piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Le Goltva de Tchekhov (1943)
Evocation
for piano
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Instantanés (1943)
for piano
Duration: 1' 30"
Manuscript
Hippolyte (1943-1944)
Ballet in two acts and four scenes after Euripides
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.3.3.0/perc/2hp ad lib/str)
Duration: 1h 45' 00"
Manuscript
Carrefour (1944)
for piano
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Hommage à René Schenker (1944)
for viola solo
Duration: 1' 10"
Manuscript
Horse-Power (1944)
Boogie woogie
for piano
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Mouvement symphonique (1945)
for large orchestra (pic.2.2.ca.2.bcl.2.cbn/6.4.3.1/3perc/str)
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Petit concert (1945)
for string quartet
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Police-secours (1946)
for voice and piano
Texts: Albert Sarrou
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
La moucharde ou la leçon de grammaire (1946)
Choreographic fantasy
for piano
To a theory by Ulysse Bolle.
Duration: 10' 00"
Manuscript
Episode (1946)
Melody to a poem by Paul Valery
for mezzo-soprano, flute and piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Le bois amical (1946)
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
for voice and piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Notre ville (1946)
for voice and piano
Texts: Albert Sarrou
Duration: 2' 00"
Manuscript
Concert pour les fiançailles (1946-1947)
for piano and orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.0.0/timp/perc)
Duration: 12' 00"
Manuscript
Rendez-vous d'automne (1947)
for voice and piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Le Christ voilé (1948)
Catata
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)
for string quartet
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Le bal dans ma tête (1951-1952)
Ballet in 1 act
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/timp/pf/str)
Duration: 24' 00"
Manuscript
Allegro (1952)
Second exercise on the tritone
for strings
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
El Capital (1955)
Rhythmical tango
for piano
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Satisfaction (1955)
Lyrical tango
for piano
Duration: 4' 00"
Manuscript
Escale à Genève (1957)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
for violin and organ
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Indicatifs (1965)
Four indicatives for the diorama of contemporary music
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)
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/0.2.2.0/str) and electronic tape
Duration: 19' 00"
Manuscript
Intégration (1967-1968)
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/0.2.2.0/str)
Duration: 13' 00"
Manuscript
Concerto for violoncello and orchestra (1970)
(2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0/str)
Duration: 32' 00"
Manuscript
Arghoul 1 (1971)
Piece in the medieval form of stantipes
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)
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
for piano
Duration: 16' 00"
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Concerto pour flûte et orchestre (1976-1977)
(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
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)
(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)
for violin solo
Duration: 11' 00"
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Jeux (1981-1982)
for flute and harpsichord
Duration: 6' 00"
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Cymbalies (1987)
Computer-aided music
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
for computer and MIDI system
Duration: 6' 00"
Manuscript
Arghoul 3 (1989)
Computer-aided music
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
for marimba and band
Duration: 8' 00"
Manuscript
Bis repetita placent (1992)
Computer-aided music
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
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
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
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
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
for computer
Duration: 12' 30"
Manuscript
Indonesia-Ballet (1992)
Ballet in 7 scenes
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)
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)
for horn, Eb clarinet and bassoon
Constructed on a series of intervals.
Duration: 10' 00"
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Arghoul 5 (1998)
Proportional variations
for clarinet in Bb solo
Demanding structural combination of space-time.
Duration: 13' 00"
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Dédicace (1998)
proportional variations
for flute solo
Demanding structural combination of space-time.
Duration: 5' 00"
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Bibliography
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: 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: 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)