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Plusieurs Commentaires de PB pour DR [Description 5]

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PB In Memoriam

Following the death of Pierre Boulez on Tuesday, I thought I'd share this SFE track (from the 2007 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival) with you. The mini-concerto for flute and saxophone is an 'exploded view' of part of 'Le Marteau Sans Maître'.

Whilst one could disagree with Boulez about many things, he was part of that great wave of modernists who (in provincial England in the early 1970s) appeared to represent an exciting anti-establishment threat. Now they are all gone...



released August 4, 2011
Jim Denley: piccolo, concert, alto & bass flutes
Andrew Sparling: Eb, Bb & bass clarinets
Alex Ward: Bb clarinet
Tim Berne: alto saxophone
Damien Royannais: baritone saxophone, Eb tubax
Chris Batchelor: trumpet
Joby Burgess: tuned & concert percussion
Rhodri Davies: harps
Philip Thomas: piano, celesta
Joe Morris: electric guitar
Steve Beresford: electronics, conduction
Mifune Tsuji: violin
Philip Joseph: theremin
Simon H. Fell: double bass, electronics
Mark Sanders: drums
Clark Rundell: conductor

Huddersfield, UK; November 2007


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