Boulez on Conducting: Converstations with Ccile Gilly
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Boulez on Conducting: Converstations with Ccile Gilly

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As composer and conductor (of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the New York Philarmonic), Pierre Boulez regularly appears with the greatest orchestras and opera houses throughout the world. In these conversations with Cecile Gilly, he recalls not only the great moments of his career, but brings penetrating insights into the art of conducting, including his views on other gre...more
Hardcover, 150 pages
Published August 26th 2004 by Faber & Faber (first published October 2nd 2003)
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PHILIPPE MALZIEU
Pierre Boulez, I am total fan. He directs without conductor's baton. During his concerts, I am fascinated by his hands. By a simple finger's movement, he underlines an instrumentation. It is just incredible.
He is composer, theorist and chief orchestrates. He has been musical director of NYC philarmonic in the middle of 70 th. Some people didn't like his musical taste. He appreciates the second Vienna's school Berg, Webern and Schoenberg but also Wagner, Debussy ans Ravel. He appréciates also par...more
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