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Mp3 Blog #73: String Quartets 3

György LigetiString Quartet #1 “Métamorphoses Nocturnes” (1953-54)I. Allegro GraziosoII. Vivace, CapricciosoIII. Adagio, MestoIV. PrestoV. Andante TranquilloVI. Tempo Di Valse, Moderata, Con Eleganza, Con Poco CapricciosoVII. Allegretto, Un Poco GiovaleVIII. PrestissimoPerformed by the Arditti String QuartetAvailable for very cheap on Ligeti … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #66: Analogue Ligeti

György Ligeti:“Glissandi” (1957)Musique concrète “Artilkulation” (1958)Musique concrète Both available on this compact disc

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Mp3 Blog #5: Ligeti, Palestine, and Volumina

György Sándor Ligeti:Volumina (1961-62)For organPerformed by Zsigmond SzathmáryAvailable on Ligeti Edition 6: Keyboard Works On Monday I had the unique opportunity to hear Charlemagne Palestine perform the Cassavant Gallery Organ at the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Cathedral in Montréal. For this concert (which … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #4: Gyorgy Ligeti

György Sándor Ligeti:Lontano (1967)For orchestra Continuum (1968)For harpsichord Chamber Concerto; III. Movimento preciso e meccanico (1969-1970)For 13 instrumentalists Horn Trio; IV. Lamento – Adagio (1982)For horn, piano, and violin Violin Concerto; I. Vivacissimo luminoso (1992)For violin and orchestra Violin Concerto; … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Ligeti

Today, Monday June 12th 2006, Gyorgy Ligeti passed away. When I first began composing seriously in college I was unable to find reconcile my love for stastical patterns, experimental extremes, and musical wit with the complex post-tonal shards we have … Continue reading

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