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Pierre Boulez: Dérive 2

  • for 11 instruments
  • c.a, cl, bsn, hn, mar, vib, hp, pno, vln(1), vla(1), vc(1)
  • Duration: 45’
  • Instrumentation details:
    cor anglais
    clarinet in A
    horn in F
  • Composer: Pierre Boulez
  • Dedication: à Elliott Carter
  • Remarks: Work in progress
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Pierre Boulez: Dérive 2 for 11 instruments | UE37135

  • Edition type: study score
  • Format: 23.2 × 30.5 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-7540-6
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08868-1
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Dérive 2, dedicated to Elliott Carter on his 80th birthday, was the result of “research into periodicity”. “When I reflected on some of Ligeti’s compositions,” wrote Boulez, “I felt the desire to dedicate myself to some almost theoretical research into periodicity in order to systematically examine its overlays, its shifts and its exchange.”

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