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Boulez

Pierre . born 1925, French composer and conductor, whose works employ total serialism
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Through formidable works such as Structures I for two pianos, which Boulez completed in 1952, serialism became endowed with a sense of historical manifest destiny that encouraged the composer to famously declare that same year that "any musician who has not experienced .
Obsesivo y perfeccionista, pero de igual modo prolifico, el Pierre Boulez autor regresaba continuamente a partituras suyas para su revision y su relectura, de lo cual da claro ejemplo la ultima de sus tres sonatas para piano, obra que el mismo denominaba "abierta" porque retornaba a ella para recomponer lineas y pasajes completos, desde su estreno en 1957, o ".
Boulez, who had been unable to conduct recently due to increasing eye problems, died "peacefully" on Tuesday at his home in Baden-Baden, Germany, said his assistant, Marion Thiem.
Boulez was represented by a single work--his enigmatic 1954 serialist-derived Le marteau sans maitre (The Hammer Without a Master) for voice and ensemble, with libretto by surrealist poet Rene Char.
Considering how large Pierre Boulez looms over post-war music, it is remarkable that neither his music nor aesthetic world-view has been the subject of an English-language monograph for many years.
Variations on the Canon: Essays on Music From Bach to Boulez in Honor of Charles Rosen on His Eightieth Birthday.
In 1977, at the invitation of Pierre Boulez, he became a founding member of the Ensemble InterContemporain.
Twenty notable figures in the field--eleven singers (including Placido Domingo and Renee Fleming); six conductors (Pierre Boulez and Seiji Ozawa among them); stage directors Patrice Chereau and Robert Carsen; and Kasper Bech Holten, head of the Royal Opera in Copenhagen--share their opinions and experiences.
Stark has also conducted orchestras including the London Symphony Orchestra, the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the English Chamber Orchestra, and has worked alongside Pierre Boulez, Sir Colin Davis, Lord Menuhin, Sir Roger Norrington and Klaus Tennstedt.
Maestro Pierre Boulez was awarded the Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy as 'A Musician Who Has Consistently Set Trends through His Composition, Conducting, Writing, and Organizational Operation'.
Assim, eu gostaria de lembrar em primeiro lugar esse momento historico e exemplar em que, convidado por Pierre Boulez ao lado de Michel Foucault e de Roland Barthes, Gilles Deleuze foi ao IRCAM para "reagir", segundo o desejo de Boulez, a cinco obras que esse ultimo havia escolhido especialmente para a ocasiao: o Concerto de chambre de Gyorgy Liget, Le Dialogue du vent et de la mer de Claude Debussy, Les Modes de valeur et d'intensite de Olivier Messiaen, A Mirror on Which to Dwell de Elliott Carter e Eclat de Pierre Boulez.