Pierre Boulez: Figures – Doubles – Prismes

  • for orchestra
  • 4 4 4 4 - 4 4 4 1 - timp, perc(6), hp(3), cel, str
  • Duration: 20’
  • 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)
  • Composer: Pierre Boulez

Audiosamples

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Next performances

World première

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

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