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Pierre Boulez quotes: All the people with whom I was very close at one point in my life - Stockhausen, Berio, Ligeti, Nono, Bernd Alois Zimmermann - they are all gone. All the people with whom I was very close at one point in my life - Stockhausen, Berio, Ligeti, Nono, Bernd Alois Zimmermann - they are all gone.
Pierre Boulez quotes: For me, curiosity is life. If you are not curious, you are in your coffin. For me, curiosity is life. If you are not curious, you are in your coffin.
Pierre Boulez quotes: Music is a labyrinth with no beginning and no end, full of new paths to discover, where mystery remains eternal Music is a labyrinth with no beginning and no end,
full of new paths to discover,
where mystery remains eternal
Pierre Boulez quotes: Music should be a collective magic and hysteria. Music should be a collective magic and hysteria.
Pierre Boulez quotes: Revolutions are celebrated when they are no longer dangerous. Revolutions are celebrated when they are no longer dangerous.
Pierre Boulez quotes: I said if I ever conducted, I would always give myself the best chance to succeed - though sometimes, despite everything, you still fail. I said if I ever conducted, I would always give myself the best chance to succeed - though sometimes, despite everything, you still fail.
Pierre Boulez quotes: The function of pop music is to be consumed. The function of pop music is to be consumed.
Pierre Boulez quotes: People see me as a theoretician, but my music is also seductive, even spiritual. People see me as a theoretician, but my music is also seductive, even spiritual.
Pierre Boulez quotes: We have to fight the past to survive. We have to fight the past to survive.
Pierre Boulez quotes: It is not enough to deface the Mona Lisa because that does not kill the Mona Lisa. All art of the past must be destroyed. It is not enough to deface the Mona Lisa because that does not kill the Mona Lisa. All art of the past must be destroyed.
Pierre Boulez quotes: Creation exists only in the unforeseen made necessary. Creation exists only in the unforeseen made necessary.
Pierre Boulez quotes: I am not nostalgic about things. When you have a kind of improvement, I am not nostalgic about the past. I am not nostalgic about things. When you have a kind of improvement, I am not nostalgic about the past.
Pierre Boulez quotes: The aim of music is not to express feelings but to express music. The aim of music is not to express feelings but to express music.
Pierre Boulez quotes: I shall be the first composer in history not to have a biography. I shall be the first composer in history not to have a biography.
Pierre Boulez quotes: I almost chose the career of an ethnomusicologist because I was so fascinated by that music. It gives a different feeling of time. I almost chose the career of an ethnomusicologist because I was so fascinated by that music. It gives a different feeling of time.
Pierre Boulez quotes: 'Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta' is a kind of expansion of chamber music. 'Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta' is a kind of expansion of chamber music.
Pierre Boulez quotes: The most difficult problem in conducting is intonation. You must know what is wrong and how to correct it. The most difficult problem in conducting is intonation. You must know what is wrong and how to correct it.
Pierre Boulez quotes: I suggested that it was not enough to add a moustache to the Mona Lisa: it should simply be destroyed. I suggested that it was not enough to add a moustache to the Mona Lisa: it should simply be destroyed.
Pierre Boulez quotes: We need to restore the spirit of irreverence in music. We need to restore the spirit of irreverence in music.