OISEAUX EXOTIQUES

1955-1956

Piano and instrumental ensemble (18 musicians)
2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), oboe, Eb clarinet, 2 Bb clarinets, bass clarinet, bassoon, 2 horns, C trumpet and 7 percussionists

DEDICATION • To Yvonne Loriod

DURATION • 16 minutes

EDITOR •  Universal Édition

COMMISSION • Pierre Boulez

WORLD PREMIERE • March 10, 1956, Paris, Théâtre du Petit Marigny, piano solo: Yvonne Loriod, ensemble du Domaine Musical, conducted by Rudolf Albert