Tuesday, October 14, 2014

György Ligeti - Kammerkonzert / Ramifications / Lux Aeterna / Atmosphères (1988)


The music of Hungarian composer György Ligeti is in a constant state of unease. At times, it's long, soft, sustained tones; elsewhere, it's churning with busy, piercing energy. But it's almost always dissonant, and never more than semi-melodic.

Track listing:
1. Kammerkonzert für 13 Instrumentalisten: 1. Corrente
2. Kammerkonzert für 13 Instrumentalisten: 2. Calmo, sostenuto
3. Kammerkonzert für 13 Instrumentalisten: 3. Movimento preciso e meccanico
4. Kammerkonzert für 13 Instrumentalisten: 4. Presto
5. Ramifications [Version für Streichorchester]
6. Ramifications [Version für 12 Solostreicher]
7. Lux aeterna
8. Atmosphères

Something has grown inside my chest

4 comments:

  1. doesn't seem to work

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    1. Link works, just downloaded, unzipped, and played it. Must be a problem on yr end. Let me know if you can't make it work and I'll get a new link up.

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  2. There is never enough Ligeti or Arvo Part in these quarters. Much thanks, great to hear this again and anew always.

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  3. I've played this several times since downloading. Even though I have 3 of the Sony Classical CDs and 2 of the Ligeti Project CDs, this is a welcome addition. Thanks!

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