Pierre Boulez - Complete 20th Century Recordings (44 CD Box Set, Limited Edition)
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Pierre Boulez - Complete 20th Century Recordings
on Deutsche Grammophon (44 CD Box Set, Limited Edition)
Béla Viktor János Bartók
Alban Maria Johannes Berg
Sir Harrison Birtwistle
György Sándor Ligeti
Release Date: February 10, 2015
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Leif Ove Andsnes
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Number of discs: 44 CD Box Set (Limited Edition)
This enormous collection of music pays homage to the great composer, conductor and writer, Pierre Boulez as he reaches his ninetieth year on March 26, 2015.
Spanning the past twenty years, Boulez’s immense and diverse recording legacy is a testament to the prolific talent of this great master of music.
Featured here are works by a who’s who of legendary composers including: Béla Viktor János Bartók, Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Claude Debussy, György Sándor Ligeti, Olivier Messiaen, Joseph-Maurice Ravel, Arnold Schoenberg,
Igor Stravinsky, Karol Szymanowski, Edgard Varèse and Anton Webern.
Also, showcased in this limited edition compilation are the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Berliner Philharmoniker and London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of the celebrated maestro.
Drawing on his fourfold authority as a composer, conductor, teacher and essayist, Pierre Boulez once explained, “The aim of music is not to express feelings, but to express music. It is not vessel into which the composer distills his soul drop by drop, but a labyrinth with no beginning and no end, full of new paths to discover, where mystery remains eternal.”
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