Edgard Varèse

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Composer Varèse is widely regarded as a pioneer of electronic music, who changed the face of 20th century music in revolutionary ways.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Ionisation, for 13 percussionists 1929 Chamber Music
Hyperprisme, for winds and percussion 1922 Chamber Music
Density 21.5, for flute solo 1936 Chamber Music
Intégrales, for 11 winds & 4 percussionists 1924 Chamber Music
Octandre, for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, and double bass 1923 Chamber Music
Amériques, for orchestra 1918 Orchestral
Déserts for brass, percussion, piano & tape 1950 Chamber Music Orchestral
Arcana, for orchestra 1925 Orchestral
Poème électronique, for tape 1957 Electronic/Computer Music
Offrandes, for soprano & chamber orchestra 1921 Vocal Music
Ecuatorial, for bass, chorus, brass, piano, organ, 2 ondes martenots & percussion 1932 Vocal Music
Nocturnal, for soprano, chorus of basses & chamber orchestra (edited by Chou Wen-Chung) 1961 Vocal Music
Un grand sommeil noir, song for voice & piano 1906 Vocal Music
Tuning Up, for orchestra (draft, realized by Chou Wen-Chung) 1947 Orchestral
Dance for Burgess, for orchestra (draft, completed by Chou Wen-Chung) 1949 Orchestral
Un grand sommeil noir, song for voice & orchestra 1906 Orchestral
Graphs and Time, for chamber ensemble Chamber Music
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