Universal Edition - Pierre Boulez – Don

Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez

Year of composition: 1960-1962/1989
Subtitle: No. 1 from "Pli selon pli" (Portrait de Mallarmé)
Scored for: for soprano and orchestra
Composer: Pierre Boulez
Text Author: Stéphane Mallarmé
Original Language: Französisch
Soloists: soprano
Instrumentation: 4 1 3 1 - 4 2 3 0 - perc(7), hp(3), cel, pno, S, mand, guit, vln(4), vla(4), vc(5), cb(3)
Instrumentation details:
1st flute
2nd flute
3rd flute
alto flute
clarinet in Eb
clarinet in A
bass clarinet in Bb
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
trumpet in D
trumpet in C
tenor trombone
bass trombone
contrabass trombone
1st harp
2nd harp
3rd harp
1st percussion
2nd percussion
3rd percussion
4th percussion
5th percussion
6th percussion
7th percussion
1st violin
2nd violin
3rd violin
4th violin
1st viola
2nd viola
3rd viola
4th viola
1st violoncello
2nd violoncello
3rd violoncello
4th violoncello
5th violoncello
1st contrabass
2nd contrabass
3rd contrabass
Remarks: "Don" can be performed separately from the cycle "Pli selon pli".
Duration: 15′
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World Première

Location: Helsinki / Finland
Date: 18.04.1990
Orchestra: RSO Helsinki
Conductor: Peter Eötvös
Main Soloists: Tuula-Maria Tuomela
Remarks: UA der Fassung 1989

Study score – Don, No. 1 from "Pli selon pli"

  • for soprano and orchestra
  • Edition type: study score
  • Language: French
  • UE31538
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-2464-0
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-07476-9
EUR 32,95

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Location: Suntory Hall, Tokyo (J), Orchestra: Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Pierre-André Valade

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