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Conversations with Boulez: Thoughts on Conducting

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A giant of postwar music and the most powerful figure in the contemporary French music scene, Pierre Boulez talks about his career as one of the world's most controversial conductors and daring programmers of musical text. These candid interviews give us vintage Boulez: his bold views, enigmatic wit, practical wisdom, and uncompromising beliefs.

About the Author

Pierre Boulez has been music director/conductor of the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Symphony, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and the Chicago Symphony, which he was named principal guest conductor in 1995.

Table of Contents

Preface For Jean Batigne: "To the Czar!" — 1. A Journey — 2. Conducting to Compose — 3. Choosing the Works — 4. On Gestures — 5. Pleasure and Authority — 6. Rehearsing — 7. Recording — 8. Settings — 9. Audiences — 10. France and Its Orchestras — 11. The Future — 12. Education of Conductors and the Changing of the Guard — 13. Colleagues — Body Language / Paul Griffiths — Selection of Programs Conducted by Boulez.

Product Details

ISBN:
3330000148642
Subtitle:
Thoughts on Conducting
Publisher:
Amadeus Press
Edited by:
Jean Vermeil
Author:
Pierre Boulez
Author:
Boulez, Pierre
Author:
Jean Vermeil
Author:
Vermeil, Jean
Subject:
Boulez, pierre, 1925-
Subject:
General
Subject:
Conductors (Music) -- France -- Interviews.
Subject:
Classical
Subject:
Conducting
Subject:
Conductors.
Subject:
Conductors (music)
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Classical
Subject:
Boulez, Pierre - Interviews
Subject:
Music - Classical
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1996
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
255

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Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Classical
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Conducting
Biography » Composers and Musicians

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