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      Boulez Notations

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      In his Notations, Pierre Boulez composed twelve short piano miniatures that contain a cosmos of sound and potentiality. After decades at the helm of the avant-garde, Boulez has set to work unlocking those inner possibilities through thoughtful orchestration and elaboration.

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      Olivier Messaien:Vingt regards sur l’enfant J├ęsus, Mvt. II
      Peter Serkin, Piano
      About Olivier Messiaen
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      Anton Von Webern: Variations for Piano, Op. 27, Mvt. III
      Peter Serkin, Piano
      About Anton Webern
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      Pierre Boulez: Twelve Notations for Piano
      Fantasque: Modere
      Tres vif
      Assez Lent
      Rhythmique
      Doux et Improvise
      Rapide
      Hieratique
      Modere jusqu a tres vif
      Lointain. Calme
      Mecanique et tres sec
      Scintillant
      Lent. Puissant et apre

      Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano; click here to purchase

      Luigi Nono: Il Canto Sospeso
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      Karlheinz Stockhausen: Klavierst├╝cke, Mvt. III,
      Herbert Henk, Piano
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      Boulez: Notations for Orchestra, I-IV
      Vienna Philharmonic; Claudio Abbado, conductor
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      Boulez: Notations for Orchestra, IV, VII
      Lyon National Orchestra; David Robertson, conductor
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      2 Responses to “Boulez Notations”

      1. Chris Hunger says:

        Help!
        what was the name of that piece that ws played on this show, this date, that had a 64 note structure and would start off with playing one note, then the first two, then the first three, etc.

      2. That was Frederic Rzewski’s “Les moutons de panurge” from the eighth blackbird program. Here’s the CD:

        http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/album.jsp?album_id=102920

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