Pierre Boulez

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Pierre Boulez, a French composer, conductor, and essayist, was a leading figure in the avant-garde of the 20th century.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Le marteau sans maître, for alto, alto flute, guitar, vibes, xylorimba, percussion & viola 1953 Vocal Music
Piano Sonata No. 3 1955 Keyboard
Pli selon pli, for soprano & orchestra 1957 Vocal Music
Piano Sonata No. 2 1947 Keyboard
Piano Sonata No. 1 1946 Keyboard
Le visage nuptial, for soprano, alto, female chorus & orchestra 1951 Choral
Notations, 12 pieces for piano 1945 Keyboard
Notations (5 pieces developed from piano version), for orchestra 1978 Orchestral
Sonatine, for flute & piano 1946 Chamber Music
Dérive I, for flute, clarinet, piano, vibes, violin & cello 1984 Chamber Music
Messagesquisse, for solo cello & 6 cellos 1977 Concerto Chamber Music
Structures, Book II, for 2 pianos 1956 Keyboard
Dialogue de l'ombre double (2 versions), for clarinet (or bassoon) & electronics 1982 Chamber Music
Rituel: In Memoriam Bruno Maderna, for orchestra 1974 Orchestral
Structures, Book I, for 2 pianos 1951 Keyboard
Le soleil des eaux, for soprano, SATB chorus & orchestra 1950 Choral
Mémoriale, for flute & 8 instruments 1985 Concerto Chamber Music
Figures - Doubles - Prisms, for orchestra 1958 Orchestral
cummings ist der Dichter, for 16 solo voices, mixed chorus & chamber orchestra 1970 Choral
Anthemes, for solo violin 1991 Chamber Music
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