Boulez Manifesto – Tendencies in Recent Music, 1953

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Boulez Manifesto – Tendencies in Recent Music, 1953

Melba Hall

Parkville

Royal Parade

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Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

Curated by alumnus Raymond Shon, this program presents works by the four composers – Webern, Varese, Messiaen and Cage – whom Pierre Boulez asserted were critical to the development of music in the twentieth century, in his 1953 essay Tendencies in Recent Music.

Featuring Raymond Shon on piano and MCM New Music Ensemble.

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