Universal Edition - Pierre Boulez – 12 Notations

Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez
12 Notations

Year of composition: 1945
Scored for: for piano
Composer: Pierre Boulez
Instrumentation details:

Table of Contents:
1. Fantasque - Modéré
2. Très vif
3. Assez lent
4. Rythmique
5. Doux et improvisé
6. Rapide
7. Hiératique
8. Modéré jusqu’ à très vif
9. Lointain - Calme
10. Mécanique et très sec
11. Scintillant
12. Lent - Puissant et âpre
Duration: 10′
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12 Notations

World Première

Location: Paris / France
Date: 12.02.1945
Main Soloists: Yvette Grimaud

Boulez on 12 Notations

How long did it take you to compose the Notations? What was your initial impulse? What influenced you when you wrote the orchestration?

Find the answers to these questions and more in the video below. The video also features excerpts from Taka Kigawa’s concert performance Complete Solo Piano Works of Pierre Boulez.

Sheet music – Douze Notations

"12 Notations" by Pierre Boulez - 12 pieces of medium difficulty - is an important contemporary work for every pianist and student of the piano.

  • for piano
  • Degree of difficulty: 4-5
  • Edition type: sheet music
  • UE18310
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-0711-7
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-04117-4
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