Pierre Boulez Masterpieces

Essential works

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Pierre Boulez
2016
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1945

Douze Notations

Work for soloist

1954

Le Marteau sans maître

Work for choir

1975
1951

Polyphonie X

Work for orchestra

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1945

58 years

2002

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music

Work for choir (16)

Work for soloist (11)

Work for chamber orchestra (13)

Work for orchestra (14)

Work for orchestra with soloist (2)

Electroacoustic music (3)

Other renowned works

1985 - Dialogue de l'ombre double, v1

1974 - Ainsi parla Zarathoustra

1972 - ...Explosante-fixe...

1948 - Le Soleil des eaux

1947 - Le Visage nuptial

Compositions by Pierre Boulez (60+) ...

1920 .. 2010 : the essential composers

1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °

1865-1957 Jean Sibelius °

1873-1943 Sergei Rachmaninoff °

1857-1934 Edward Elgar °

1875-1937 Maurice Ravel °

1863-1945 Pietro Mascagni

1935-oooo Arvo Pärt

1932-oooo John Williams

1864-1949 Richard Strauss °

1927-2007 Mstislav Rostropovich

1891-1953 Sergei Prokofiev °

1918-1990 Leonard Bernstein

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Pierre Boulez




The purpose of these pages is to point out few relevant works only among tens of thousands and to provide some chronological references.

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