KSS35 Le Jardin Parfumé

Piece details

  • Written for: Piano
  • Date composed: 1923
  • Dedicatee: Christopher à-Becket Williams
  • Approximate duration (minutes): 20
  • Manuscript pages: 16
  • Manuscript location: Library of Northwestern University, Illinois
  • Comments: Published (J.Curwen and Sons Ltd., 999.019, 1927).

Editions available from the Sorabji Archive

  • Copy of publication, A3L. 36 pages.
    Price: £13 (paper), £5 (pdf)
    Right-click to download high resolution sample page: PDF PNG
  • Typeset edition (Jonathan Powell), A3L. 21 pages.
    Price: £12 (paper), £5 (pdf)
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  • Manuscript, A3L. 16 pages.
    Price: £12 (paper), £5 (pdf)
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Recordings

  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    Musical Heritage Society/MusicMasters MHS4811Y (LP), MHC6811Z (Cassette), MM20019 (LP), MM60019 (CD) (November 1982)
    Track 3 (19:05)
  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    ASV ZC AMM159 (Cassette), CD AMM159 (CD) (1988)
    Track 1 (19:05)
  • Yonty Solomon (piano),
    Altarus Records AIR-CD9037 (1993)
    Track 1 (26:51)
  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    British Music Society BMS427-429 (3CDs) (2004)
    Track 9 (19:05)
  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    Naxos 8.571363-65 (2015)
    Track 9 (19:05)

Performances

  • 07/12/1976 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    Wigmore Hall, London, UK
  • 30/09/1979 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    Salone Villa Olmo, Como, Italy
    13th Autonno Musicale
  • 19/12/1979 Michael Habermann (piano)
    Great Hall, Post College, Greenvale NY, USA
  • 11/02/1980 Michael Habermann (piano)
    Peabody Institute, Baltimore MD, USA
    Doctoral Degree Recital
  • 28/03/1980 Michael Habermann (piano)
    Women’s Club Auditorium, Richmond VA, USA
  • 30/06/1984 Martin Offord (piano)
    Purcell Room, London, UK
  • 20/07/1984 Michael Habermann (piano)
    Sunwood Estate, State University of New York, Oldfield NY, USA
    Sunwood Summer Series concert
  • 05/04/1987 Michael Habermann (piano)
    State Music Teachers’ Association, Towson Chapter, Baltimore MD, USA
    Lecture-recital
  • 05/04/1987 Michael Habermann (piano), Michael Habermann (piano) [x]
    State Music Teachers’ Association, Towson Chapter, Baltimore MD, USA
    Lecture-recital
  • 10/02/1988 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    Leicester Polytechnic, Leicester, UK
  • 21/04/1990 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    Trinity Church, Golders Green, London, UK
    Hendon Music Society
  • 20/11/1999 Nicola Ventrella (piano)
    Auditorium “Concordia”, Treviso, Italy
  • ??/??/1999 Nicola Ventrella (piano)
    , Bari, Italy
  • 22/03/2000 Steven Mayer (piano)
    Miller Theater, Columbia University, New York NY, USA
    “The Exotic Piano”
  • 29/10/2002 Giulio Draghi (piano)
    Teatro do Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 25/03/2003 Simon Mawhinney (piano)
    Harty Room, Queen’s University of Belfast , Belfast, N.Ireland
  • 09/05/2004 Kun Woo Paik (piano)
    Salle Olivier Messiaen — Maison de Radio France, Paris, France
    Figures de l’Orient Lointain
  • 25/10/2004 Wei Tsy-Tau (piano)
    Church of St-Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK
    Lunchtime concert
  • 31/10/2004 Wei Tsy-Tau (piano)
    Trinity College of Music, London, UK
    British Music Society Piano Awards Competition
  • 20/01/2005 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London, UK
    Lecture-recital
  • 08/02/2005 Kun Woo Paik (piano)
    Amici della Musica, Auditorium Cesare Pollini, Padua, Italy
  • 09/02/2005 Kun Woo Paik (piano)
    Auditorium Paganini, Parma, Italy
  • 30/06/2005 Kun Woo Paik (piano)
    Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore, Singapore
    Singapore International Piano Festival 2005
  • 06/07/2005 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    Purcell Room, London, UK
  • 04/09/2005 Wei Tsy-Tau (piano)
    Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK
    European Piano Teachers’ Conference
  • 01/12/2005 Kun Woo Paik (piano)
    Teatro delle Palme, Napoli, Italy
  • 03/12/2005 Kun Woo Paik (piano)
    IUC / l’Aula Magna, Rome, Italy
  • 22/03/2008 Wei Tsy-Tau (piano)
    Bach Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 19/09/2009 Bobby Mitchell (piano)
    Lutherse Kerk, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Musica Sacra Maastricht
  • 20/09/2009 Bobby Mitchell (piano)
    Lutherse Kerk, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Musica Sacra Maastricht
  • 05/05/2013 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    Glenfinnan Church, Glenfinnan, UK
    Loch Shiel Festival
  • 17/05/2013 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    Masterclass, Kiev, Ukraine
  • 24/05/2013 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    Jacqueline du Pre Building, Oxford, UK
    Alkan Centenary Recital
  • 01/06/2013 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    Schott Recital Room, London, UK
  • 14/06/2013 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    Klub Pracowników Politechniki Slaskiej, ul. Banacha 3, Gliwice, Poland
  • 28/10/2014 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, USA
    Poncho Concert Hall
  • 05/11/2014 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    Trinity Presbyterian Church, Arvada, CO, USA
  • 10/11/2014 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    Spectrum, New York, NY, USA
    121 Ludlow
  • 17/04/2015 Karl Lutchmayer (piano)
    National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai, India
    Conversational Concert

Broadcasts etc.

  • 22/04/1930 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano)
    BBC London Regional, London, UK [B]
  • ??/??/1961 David Branson (piano) [x]
    , Rye (Sussex), UK []
    Lecture-recital
  • ??/??/1962 David Branson (piano) [x]
    , ??, UK []
    Lecture-recital
  • 08/12/1969 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano) [x]
    WBAI (radio), New York NY, USA [+B]
    “The Composer Sorabji” (Erik Chisholm): illustrated talk read by Frank Holliday
  • 13/12/1970 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano) [x]
    WNCN (radio), New York NY, USA [+B]
  • 12/12/1971 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano) [x]
    WNCN (radio), New York NY, USA [+R]
  • 10/12/1972 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano) [x]
    WNCN (radio), New York NY, USA [+R]
  • 08/11/1973 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano) [x]
    KPFA (radio), Berkeley CA, USA [+R]
  • 19/02/1975 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano) [x]
    WMUK (radio), Kalamazoo MI, USA [+R]
  • 19/06/1976 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano) [x]
    Minnesota Public Radio (broadcast over KSJR/KSJN/KCCM/WSCD/KRSW/KLSE), Collegeville MN, USA [+R]
  • 07/12/1976 Yonty Solomon (piano) [x]
    BBC Radio 4, London, UK [B]
    “PM” News programme
  • 11/06/1977 Yonty Solomon (piano) [x]
    LWT (London Weekend Television), London, UK [B]
    “Aquarius” programme
  • 07/11/1977 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [B]
  • 19/11/1979 Alistair Hinton (piano) [x]
    Leicester Polytechnic, Leicester, UK []
    Illustrated Lecture
  • 17/03/1983 Michael Habermann (piano)
    McGill University, Montréal, Canada [+]
    Illustrated Lecture
  • 14/07/1983 Michael Habermann (piano) [x]
    US National Public Radio, Washington DC, USA [+B]
    “All Things Considered” programme
  • 29/11/1984 Michael Habermann (piano)
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
  • 24/02/1989 Yonty Solomon (piano) [x]
    NOS (Nederlandse Omroeprogramma Stichting), Hilversum, Netherlands [B]
  • 01/03/1990 Michael Habermann (piano) [x]
    Lecture room, Royal College of Music, London, UK [+]
    Lecture-recital
  • 03/08/1992 Yonty Solomon (piano) [x]
    BBC Transcription Service, London, UK [+B]
    “Talking About Music” programme: John Amis/Yonty Solomon/Alistair Hinton (recorded December 1989)
  • 09/08/1992 Michael Habermann (piano) [x]
    Radio Bremen, Bremen, Germany [+B]
    Hauptabteilung E-Musik, Redaktion Neue Musik
  • 14/08/1992 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
    “A Sorabji Centenary” programme
  • 30/01/2003 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    WPRB, Princeton NJ, USA [+B]
    “Classical Discoveries” programme