Pierre Boulez: 20th Century - Alain Damiens (clarinet); Alison Hagley (soprano); Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano); Anna Prohaska (soprano);...
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  1. Pieces (4) for orchestra, Op.12, Sz. 51, BB 64
  2. Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 123
  3. Dance Suite (Táncszvit) for orchestra, Sz. 77, BB 86a
  4. Pictures (2) (Két kép), for orchestra, Sz. 46, BB 59 (Op. 10)
  5. Hungarian Sketches (Magyar képek), for orchestra, Sz. 97, BB 103
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  1. Pieces (4) for orchestra, Op.12, Sz. 51, BB 64
  2. Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 123
  3. Dance Suite (Táncszvit) for orchestra, Sz. 77, BB 86a
  4. Pictures (2) (Két kép), for orchestra, Sz. 46, BB 59 (Op. 10)
  5. Hungarian Sketches (Magyar képek), for orchestra, Sz. 97, BB 103
  6. Divertimento for string orchestra, Sz. 113, BB 118
  7. The Miraculous Mandarin, pantomime in 1 act, Sz. 73, BB 82 (Op. 19)
  8. Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114
  9. Cantata profana, for tenor, baritone, double chorus & orchestra (or piano) ("The Enchanted Stags"), Sz. 94, BB 100
  10. The Wooden Prince (A fából faragott királyfi), ballet in 1 act for orchestra, Sz. 60, BB 74 (Op. 13)
  11. Piano Concerto No. 1 in A major, Sz. 83, BB 91
  12. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Sz. 95, BB 101
  13. Piano Concerto No. 3 in E major, Sz. 119, BB 127 (completed by Tibor Serly)
  14. Concerto for 2 pianos, percussion & orchestra, Sz. 115, BB 121
  15. Violin Concerto No. 1, Sz. 36, BB 48a
  16. Viola Concerto (completed in 1949 by Tibor Serly), Sz. 120, BB 128
  17. Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Sz. 112, BB 117
  18. Rhapsody for violin & orchestra No. 1, Sz. 87, BB 94b
  19. Rhapsody for violin & orchestra No. 2, Sz. 90, BB 96b
  20. Duke Bluebeard's Castle (A kékszakkallú Herceg Vára), opera in one act, Sz. 48, BB 62 (Op. 11)
  21. Chamber Concerto, for piano, violin, and 13 wind instruments
  22. Lulu-Suite, 5 symphonic pieces from the opera for soprano & orchestra ("Lulu-Symphonie")
  23. Lulu, opera
  24. Theseus Game, for large ensemble & 2 conductors
  25. Earth Dances, for orchestra
  26. Tragoedia for chamber ensemble
  27. Five Distances for 5 instruments
  28. Nine Settings of Celan, for soprano, 2 clarinets, viola, cello & double bass
  29. Secret Theatre
  30. Notations, 12 pieces for piano
  31. Structures, Book II, for 2 pianos
  32. ...explosante-fixe..., for flute, chamber ensemble & electronics (various versions)
  33. Le marteau sans maître, for alto, alto flute, guitar, vibes, xylorimba, percussion & viola
  34. Dérive I, for flute, clarinet, piano, vibes, violin & cello
  35. Dérive II, for chamber ensemble
  36. Pli selon pli, for soprano & orchestra
  37. Rčpons, for 2 pianos, harp, vibes, glock, cimbalon, orchestra & electronics
  38. Dialogue de l'ombre double (2 versions), for clarinet (or bassoon) & electronics
  39. Sur Incises, for 3 pianos, 3 harps, 2 vibes & marimba
  40. Messagesquisse, for solo cello & 6 cellos
  41. Anthemes II, for violin & electronics
  42. Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), for orchestra, L. 86
  43. Images (3), for orchestra, L. 122
  44. Printemps, symphonic suite for chorus, piano & orchestra, L. 61
  45. Nocturnes, for female chorus & orchestra, L. 91
  46. Rhapsodie for clarinet & piano (or orchestra), L. 116
  47. Jeux, ballet, L. 126
  48. La Mer, symphonic sketches (3) for orchestra, L. 109
  49. Chamber Concerto, for 13 instruments
  50. Ramifications, for 12 strings (or string orchestra)
  51. Aventures, for 3 voices & 7 instruments
  52. Nouvelles aventures, for 3 voices & 7 instruments
  53. Piano Concerto
  54. Cello Concerto
  55. Violin Concerto
  56. Počmes pour Mi, song cycle for soprano & piano (or orchestra), I/17b
  57. Réveil des oiseaux, for piano & orchestra, I/40
  58. Sept haďkaď, for piano, 13 winds, 6 percussion & 8 violins, I/45
  59. Chronochromie, for orchestra, I/43
  60. La Ville d'en haut, for 31 winds, piano & percussion, I/56
  61. Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum, for 34 winds & 3 percussion, I/47
  62. Ma mčre l'oye, ballet for orchestra, M. 60
  63. Une barque sur l'océan, for orchestra, M. 43/3
  64. Alborada del Gracioso, for orchestra, M. 43/4
  65. Rhapsodie espagnole, for orchestra (or 2 pianos), M. 54
  66. Boléro, ballet for orchestra, M. 81
  67. Daphnis et Chloé, ballet for orchestra, M. 57
  68. Piano Concerto in G major, M. 83
  69. Valses (8) nobles et sentimentales, for piano (or orchestra), M. 61
  70. Piano Concerto in D major (for the left hand), M. 82
  71. Shéhérazade, poems (3) for soprano (or tenor) & orchestra (or piano), M. 41
  72. Le tombeau de Couperin, for orchestra, M. 68a
  73. Pavane pour une infante défun
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Deutsche Grammophon's Pierre Boulez: 20th Century is a 44-CD limited edition comprising the celebrated conductor's complete recordings of modernist masterpieces on the label. As a composer in his own right, Boulez was a leader in the postwar avant-garde, and his performances of Le Marteau sans maître, Pli selon Pli, and his other intricate serial works are included on five of the discs here. But Boulez has been even more influential through his conducting, which brought modernism into clear focus for many listeners, and in ...

Pierre Boulez: 20th Century 2015, Deutsche Grammophon

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