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Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 14 episodes and was first played on 14 January 2017.

Pierre Boulez (26 March 1925 – 5 January 2016) was a French composer, conductor, prolific writer, and pianist. He was also the founder and former director of the Paris based Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM).

In his early career, Boulez played a key role in the development of integral serialism, controlled chance and electronic music. This, coupled with his highly polemical views on the evolution of music, gained him the image of an enfant terrible.

As a conductor, Boulez was known mainly for…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Kantate Nr. 1, Op. 29
Boulez, Webern, Carter, Varèse, Berio, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra
Sony Classical, Sony Music2009
Kantate Nr. 1, Op. 29
Boulez, Webern, Carter, Varèse, Berio, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, London Symphony OrchestraSony Classical, Sony Music2009
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Sonate N° 4 À Fritz Kreisler
Carolin Widmann, Pierre Boulez, Eugène Ysaÿe, Salvatore Sciarrino, Jörg Widmann
Telos Music Records2005
Sonate N° 4 À Fritz Kreisler
Carolin Widmann, Pierre Boulez, Eugène Ysaÿe, Salvatore Sciarrino, Jörg WidmannTelos Music Records2005
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8 Instrumental Miniatures For 15 Players
Alban Berg, Igor Stravinsky, Daniel Barenboim, Pinchas Zukerman, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez
Deutsche Grammophon2016
8 Instrumental Miniatures For 15 Players
Alban Berg, Igor Stravinsky, Daniel Barenboim, Pinchas Zukerman, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre BoulezDeutsche Grammophon2016
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Three Songs From William Shakespeare
Stravinsky, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, Ann Murray, Robert Tear, John Shirley-Quirk, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez
Deutsche Grammophon1982
Three Songs From William Shakespeare
Stravinsky, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, Ann Murray, Robert Tear, John Shirley-Quirk, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre BoulezDeutsche Grammophon1982
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Notations
Boulez, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Florent Boffard, Ensemble InterContemporain
Deutsche Grammophon1995
Notations
Boulez, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Florent Boffard, Ensemble InterContemporainDeutsche Grammophon1995
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Symphonie No. 5
Mahler, Wiener Philharmoniker, Pierre Boulez
Deutsche Grammophon1997
Symphonie No. 5
Mahler, Wiener Philharmoniker, Pierre BoulezDeutsche Grammophon1997
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Suite Op. 29
Varèse, Schönberg, Pierre Boulez
Vega1960
Suite Op. 29
Varèse, Schönberg, Pierre BoulezVega1960
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Dérive
Pierre Boulez
Arts Music1997
Dérive
Pierre BoulezArts Music1997
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Pavane For A Dead Princess
Boulez, Ravel, The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Margaret Hillis, The Cleveland Orchestra
Columbia Masterworks1971
Pavane For A Dead Princess
Boulez, Ravel, The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Margaret Hillis, The Cleveland OrchestraColumbia Masterworks1971
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Répons
Boulez, Alain Damiens, Ensemble InterContemporain
Deutsche Grammophon1998
Répons
Boulez, Alain Damiens, Ensemble InterContemporainDeutsche Grammophon1998
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