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Pierre Boulez: Improvisation I sur Mallarmé: "Le vierge, le vivace et le bel aujourd'hui"

  • for soprano and 7 instrumentalists
  • original version
  • perc(4), vib, t.bells, hp
  • Duration: 6’
  • Soloists:
    soprano
  • Instrumentation details:
    harp
    vibraphone
    tubular bells
    1st percussion
    2nd percussion
    3rd percussion
    4th percussion
  • Composer: Pierre Boulez
  • Text author: Stéphane Mallarmé
  • Dedication: á Herbert Hübner
  • Remarks: This version is not valid for the performance of the cycle "Pli selon pli".

Audiosamples

The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

Location:
Hamburg (DE)
Date:
13.01.1958
Orchestra:
Mitglieder des NDR-SO
Conductor:
Hans Rosbaud
Main soloists:
Ilse Hollweg

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