Gérard Grisey

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Like so many French composers of the latter third of the twentieth century, Gérard Grisey began more or less as an academic-style twelve-tone composer but found, as he moved through his twenties, that…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Talea, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano 1986 16:42 Chamber Music
Vortex temporum, for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello & piano 1995 41:00 Chamber Music
Périodes, for 7 musicians 1974 14:11 Chamber Music
Transitoires, for large orchestra 1980 18:40 Orchestral
Jour contre jour, for chamber ensemble 1979 22:06 Orchestral
L'Icône paradoxale, for 2 female voices & large orchestra 1993 24:41 Vocal Music
Prologue, for viola & resonators 1976 16:59 Chamber Music
Nout, for saxophone 1983 05:19 Chamber Music
Anubis, for saxophone 1983 07:02 Chamber Music
Modulations for 33 musicians 16:02 Orchestral
Epilogue, for 4 horns & large orchestra 1985 07:55 Concerto
Tempus ex machina, for six percussionists 1979 21:59 Chamber Music
Le Temps et l'Écume, for 4 percussionists, 2 synthesizers & chamber orchestra 1988 20:32 Orchestral Electronic/Computer Music
Anubis-Nout, two pieces for contrabass clarinet (à la mémoire de mon ami Claude Vivier) 1983 12:37 Chamber Music
Les Chants de l'Amour, for 12 voices & tape 1982 35:13 Vocal Music
Passacaille, for accordion 1967 05:13 Chamber Music
Charme, for clarinet 1969 06:03 Chamber Music
Stèle, for two percussionists 1995 06:40 Chamber Music
Partiels for 16 or 18 musicians 1975 20:02 Orchestral
Solo pour deux, for clarinet & trombone 1981 15:22 Chamber Music
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