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Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 19 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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La Mer
Boulez, Debussy, The New Philharmonia Orchestra
CBS Masterworks1967
La Mer
Boulez, Debussy, The New Philharmonia OrchestraCBS Masterworks1967
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Khoaï
Xenakis, Ensemble InterContemporain, Tabachnik, Boulez, Chojnacka, Gualda, Ensemble Xenakis, Kerstens
Erato2000
Khoaï
Xenakis, Ensemble InterContemporain, Tabachnik, Boulez, Chojnacka, Gualda, Ensemble Xenakis, KerstensErato2000
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Rituel: In Memoriam Bruno Maderna
Boulez, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble InterContemporain
CBS Masterworks1983
Rituel: In Memoriam Bruno Maderna
Boulez, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble InterContemporainCBS Masterworks1983
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The Perfect Stranger
Boulez, Zappa
Angel Records1984
The Perfect Stranger
Boulez, ZappaAngel Records1984
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Dérive
George Benjamin, Pierre Boulez, Jonathan Harvey, London Sinfonietta
Nimbus Records1989
Dérive
George Benjamin, Pierre Boulez, Jonathan Harvey, London SinfoniettaNimbus Records1989
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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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