Pierre Boulez: Tombeau

  • No. 5 from "Pli selon pli" (Portrait de Mallarmé) (1959-1962)
  • 2 1 3 1 - 1 2 3 0 - perc(7), hp(2), cel, pno, guit, vln(4), va(4), vc(2), cb(2)
  • Duration: 15’
  • Soloists:
    soprano
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute (+picc)
    2nd flute
    cor anglais
    clarinet in Eb
    clarinet in A
    bass clarinet in Bb
    bassoon
    horn in F
    trumpet in D
    trumpet in C
    tenor trombone
    bass trombone
    contrabass trombone
    1st harp
    2nd harp
    celesta
    piano
    guitar
    vibraphone
    tubular bells
    1st plate bells
    2nd plate bells
    1st xylophone
    2nd xylophone
    bass drum (+vib, timbales)
    gongs (+t-tamam, plate bell)
    1st violin
    2nd violin
    3rd violin
    4th violin
    1st viola
    2nd viola
    3rd viola
    4th viola
    1st violoncello
    2nd violoncello
    1st contrabass
    2nd contrabass
  • Composer: Pierre Boulez
  • Editor: Robert Piencikowski
  • Text author: Stéphane Mallarmé
  • Table of contents:
    Avant-propos / Preface
    Introduction
    Biography / Discography / Illustrations
    Facsimile: Score A (Pencil Manuscript)
    Facsimile: Score B (Manuscript in Polychrome Indian Ink)
    Facsimile: Score C (First Recasting - Transcription in Black In (extract)
    Facsimile: Score D (Second Recasting - Collage/Montage Derived from the Photocopy of the First Recasting (extract)
  • Remarks: This work can also be performed separately.
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Pierre Boulez: Tombeau for soprano and orchestra | UE34972

No. 5 from "Pli selon pli"

  • Edition type: facsimile
  • Languages: English | French
  • Edition: Facsimiles of the Draft Score and the First Fair Copy of the Full Score
  • Edition info: Eine Publikation der Paul-Sacher-Stiftung
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-6861-3
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08207-8
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Contents

  • Avant-propos / Preface
  • Introduction
  • Biography / Discography / Illustrations
  • Facsimile: Score A (Pencil Manuscript)
  • Facsimile: Score B (Manuscript in Polychrome Indian Ink)
  • Facsimile: Score C (First Recasting - Transcription in Black In (extract)
  • Facsimile: Score D (Second Recasting - Collage/Montage Derived from the Photocopy of the First Recasting (extract)

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World première

Location:
Donaueschingen (DE)
Date:
17.10.1959
Orchestra:
SWF-Sinfonieorchester
Main soloists:
Eva Maria Rogner, S

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