Pierre Boulez: Figures – Doubles – Prismes

Pierre Boulez Figures – Doubles – Prismes
Figures – Doubles – Prismes

Pierre Boulez: Figures – Doubles – Prismes

Year of composition:
1963/1968
Scored for:
for orchestra
Composer:
Pierre Boulez
Instrumentation:
4 4 4 4 - 4 4 4 1 - timp, perc(6), hp(3), cel, str
Instrumentation details:
1st flute (+picc)
2nd flute (+picc)
3rd flute (+picc)
4th flute (+picc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
3rd oboe
cor anglais
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
3rd clarinet in A
bass clarinet in Bb
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd bassoon
contrabassoon
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
1st trumpet in C
2nd trumpet in C
3rd trumpet in C
4th trumpet in C
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
4th trombone
tuba
timpani
vibraphone
xylophone
1st percussion
2nd percussion
3rd percussion
4th percussion
1st harp
2nd harp
3rd harp
celesta
violin I (desk 1)
violin I (desk 2)
violin I (desk 3)
violin I (desk 4)
violin I (desk 5)
violin I (desk 6)
violin I (desk 7)
violin I (desk 8)
violin II (desk 1)
violin II (desk 2)
violin II (desk 3)
violin II (desk 4)
violin II (desk 5)
violin II (desk 6)
viola (desk 1)
viola (desk 2)
viola (desk 3)
viola (desk 4)
viola (desk 5/1)
viola (desk 5/2)
violoncello (desk 1)
violoncello (desk 2)
violoncello (desk 3)
violoncello (desk 4)
violoncello (desk 5/1)
violoncello (desk 5/2)
contrabass (desk 1)
contrabass (desk 2)
contrabass (desk 3)
contrabass (desk 4)
Duration:
20’
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Figures – Doubles – Prismes

Pierre Boulez: Figures – Doubles – Prismes

full score
for orchestra , 20’
Instr.: 4 4 4 4 - 4 4 4 1 - timp, perc(6), hp(3), cel, str

World première

Location:
Basel
Date:
10.01.1964
Orchestra:
SWF-SO Baden-Baden
Conductor:
Pierre Boulez

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