Debussy’s compositions changed music for ever – preparing the ground for trailblazing twentieth-century composers. Indeed it was Boulez who first drew attention to how modern Debussy’s compositions are. And Tristan Murail includes quotes from Debussy’s great works.

Part of the Debussy Festival

Julien Leroy – Conductor
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Boulez Dérive 1 (1984), 8′
Tristan Murail Treize couleurs du soleil couchant (1978), 11′
Tristan Murail Feuilles à travers les cloches (1998), 7′
Tristan Murail Couleur de mer (1969), 15′

This concert will be recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

BCMG is grateful to Le Bureau Export for their generous support of this concert.

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