Articles tagged 'Boulez'

Après l’artisanat furieux or Post-Boulez

Most of us can only look back and marvel at the mid-century Darmstadt classes, at Boulez’s overlapping tenures with the Cleveland Orchestra, the BBC Symphony and the New York Philharmonic, and the creation of IRCAM.

Après l’artisanat furieux or Post-Boulez

Most of us can only look back and marvel at the mid-century Darmstadt classes, at Boulez’s overlapping tenures with the Cleveland Orchestra, the BBC Symphony and the New York Philharmonic, and the creation of IRCAM.

Used Bin Troll Tweets O.

At least it’s good to see more Bacewicz on record.

Used Bin Troll Tweets O.

At least it’s good to see more Bacewicz on record.

Not an Encomium for Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez, the maître, will turn 90 next month. This occasion engenders a poem and a brief acknowledgment of conflicted thoughts.

Not an Encomium for Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez, the maître, will turn 90 next month. This occasion engenders a poem and a brief acknowledgment of conflicted thoughts.

Boulez [In]Complete Work(s) in Progress

If audiences have warmed to Boulez’s Mahler, Ravel or Bartók, they ought to try something of the grand maître’s own.

Boulez [In]Complete Work(s) in Progress

If audiences have warmed to Boulez’s Mahler, Ravel or Bartók, they ought to try something of the grand maître’s own.

String Theory 3: Viols and Violas

What are the odds that we’d have two shakes at one Aperghis opus?

String Theory 3: Viols and Violas

What are the odds that we’d have two shakes at one Aperghis opus?

Solos and Underdogs

Low, breathy woodwind timbres are among my favorites (there’s a great passage in the first movement of Mahler’s Ninth), and the two double concertos offer ample room for dexterity and color.

Solos and Underdogs

Low, breathy woodwind timbres are among my favorites (there’s a great passage in the first movement of Mahler’s Ninth), and the two double concertos offer ample room for dexterity and color.

Piano Factory 3.

Upon consideration, Fray’s programming makes sense: Both composers, lording over their respective periods, required and require subsequent generations to instigate new styles and techniques.

Piano Factory 3.

Upon consideration, Fray’s programming makes sense: Both composers, lording over their respective periods, required and require subsequent generations to instigate new styles and techniques.

Boulez: A Master Speaks Anew

There may be no post-World War II work for voice and instrumentalists more famous than Pierre Boulez’s 1950s song cycle Le marteau sans maître.

Boulez: A Master Speaks Anew

There may be no post-World War II work for voice and instrumentalists more famous than Pierre Boulez’s 1950s song cycle Le marteau sans maître.

A Surprise in ‘Most Every Box

Produced in conjunction with a 1999 Swiss Mariétan exposition, this obscure 1998 Terra Ignota CD documents several installations and projects.

A Surprise in ‘Most Every Box

Produced in conjunction with a 1999 Swiss Mariétan exposition, this obscure 1998 Terra Ignota CD documents several installations and projects.

November Ramble

This is a recording of a man reading philosophy. But the speaker says only single-syllable words and spaces them about eight seconds apart.

November Ramble

This is a recording of a man reading philosophy. But the speaker says only single-syllable words and spaces them about eight seconds apart.