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György Ligeti - Selected Works 5-LP Box Set  

Posted by v4v at Sept. 30, 2009
György Ligeti - Selected Works  5-LP Box Set

György Ligeti - Selected Works 5-LP Box Set
Contemporary | mp3 320 kbps, LP transfer, no CUE, no LOG | cover, English booklet | 555 MB
Wergo Studio-Reihe Neuer Musik Records 60095 | 3 h 58 min

This box is a terrific overview of György Ligeti's music. Created about 1984 by Wergo studio-reihe neuer musik, it is a worthy reminder of golden years of avant-garde LP’s era.

György Ligeti: Concertos for Piano, Cello & Violin (1994)  Music

Posted by hopscotch at Oct. 3, 2009
György Ligeti: Concertos for Piano, Cello & Violin (1994)

György Ligeti - Concertos for Piano, Cello & Violin (1994)
Classical | EAC (APE, CUE & NO LOG) | 245 MB

According to some, Ligeti is about as post-modern as you can get. However, Ligeti's composition is more than just atonal, postmodern music, as demonstrated on this disc the amazingly effective use of space and time, and advanced virtuosity at the absolute service of the composer's artistic vision. In his own words: "the ironic theatricalizing of the past is quite foreign to me." Written between 1985 and 1992, the Piano Concerto and Violin Concerto together are supposed to demonstrate the full expressive range of his later works. The Piano Concerto is a whirlwind of rhythmically driven fantasies, created by precise, almost mechanical, colliding cross-rhythms, and twisted, sprightly melodies. The Violin Concerto is just as quirky and jarring, but wilder and more impassioned, less 'mechanical,' more vigorous, and ultimately the highlight of the disc.

György Ligeti: Beyond Avant-garde and Postmodernism  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Feb. 21, 2016
György Ligeti: Beyond Avant-garde and Postmodernism

György Ligeti: Beyond Avant-garde and Postmodernism by Constantin Floros and Ernest Bernhardt-Kabisch
English | 2014 | ISBN: 3631654995 | 252 pages | PDF | 11,3 MB
György Ligeti - Works For Piano And Cembalo - Erika Haase (1991)

György Ligeti - Works For Piano And Cembalo - Erika Haase (1991)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers | 228 Mb
Label: col legno - Date: 1991

György Ligeti continues to be prolific, and this selection has the first book of the growing collection of piano Études (1985). Erika Haase, who worked on the recording with the composer, retraces his compositional footsteps with the early Capriccios (1947) and Invention (1948) which show him distancing himself gradually from Bartok. The 11 ricercars (1951-53), the last a Homage to Frescobaldi, go beyond what Hungarian orthodoxy would allow in the early 1950s and No. 10, in its wind quintet arrangement, had too many minor seconds for inclusion in a concert - in 1956 Ligeti left his native country…

György Ligeti - Piano Works - Lucille Chung (2001)  Music

Posted by basa005 at Dec. 2, 2009
György Ligeti - Piano Works - Lucille Chung (2001)

György Ligeti - Piano Works - Lucille Chung (2001)
EAC RIP | APE + CUE + LOG | NO COVER | 170 Mb
Classical | Dynamic CDS358

György Ligeti: Concert for Violoncello & Orchestra (1988)  

Posted by peachfuzz at Sept. 30, 2009
György Ligeti: Concert for Violoncello & Orchestra (1988)

György Ligeti - Concert for Violoncello & Orchestra (1988)
Classical | EAC (APE, CUE & NO LOG) | 170 MB

Ligeti’s Cello Concert―particularly when combined, as here, with Lontano―offers a wonderful introduction to the maestro’s music, and Siegfried Palm, to whom the work is dedicated, is its ideal interpreter.
György Ligeti: Chamber Concerto · Ramifications · String Quartet No. 2 · Aventures · Lux aeterna (1988)

György Ligeti - Chamber Concerto · Ramifications · String Quartet No. 2 · Aventures · Lux aeterna (1988)
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 225 MB

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This Ligeti entry in the Deutsch Grammophon (DG) 20th Century Classics series was one of the first Ligeti CDs. It remains a fine single-disc introduction to Ligeti, one of the greatest of late 20th century composers. These works are all from Ligeti's 1960s prime when he was exploring micropolyphony. If you never heard anything else, you would have a good basic sense of what Ligeti's contribution was to the late 20th century avant-garde. Included are "Lux Aeterna," the eerie choral work from 1962, made famous for its inclusion in Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey," and the String Quartet No. 2 from 1968, performed by the LaSalle Quartet. I think the Arditti Quartet surpassed the LaSalles with their Sony recording found in the "Ligeti Edition, Vol. 1," but this version is superb in its own right. The other three pieces are performed by the Ensemble InterContemporain, led by Pierre Boulez – "Ramifications," (1968-1969) "Chamber Concerto" (1970-1971) and the very strange vocal "Aventures" (1962-1965).

György Ligeti: String Quartets and Duets (Arditti String Quartet) - György Ligeti Edition, Vol. 1

György Ligeti: String Quartets and Duets (Arditti String Quartet) - György Ligeti Edition, Vol. 1
1 CD | EAC Rip | APE, IMG+CUE, LOG | 226 MB in 3 parts | TT 58:20 | Covers, Complete Booklet, Bonus Material
Classical | Chamber Music | Label: Sony Classical | Cat.Nr: SK 62306 aka 01-062306-10 | RAR 3% Rec. | Sharebee = Badongo, Megaupload, zShare (NO Rapidshare)
Recording: Henry Wood Hall, Trinity Church Square, London, on July 13-15, 1994


Vol 1 of the György Ligeti Edition, World Premiere Recording of the Duets
Hommage à Hilding Rosenberg (1982)
Baladä si joc (1950)
Andante and Allegretto (1950)

György Ligeti: Musica Ricercata / Capriccio 1 & 2 / Invention / Monument · Selbstportrait · Bewegung (1993)

György Ligeti - Musica Ricercata / Capriccio 1 & 2 / Invention / Monument · Selbstportrait · Bewegung (1993)
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 110 MB

An irresistible, elementary force emanates from the eleven pieces of the Music Ricercata composed in 1951-1953. Even Stanley Kubrick could not resist this fascination and made the second piece the central element of the soundtrack of his last film Eyes Wide Shut. The early piano work of the famous Hungarian György Ligeti was the result of experiments with minimalist structures of rhythm and sound "in order to construct a New Music from nothing", as Ligeti once said himself. The first piece uses only one tone to which another tone is added at the end; the music of the second piece consists of three tones, the third piece of four tones, the eleventh piece of twelve tones.

György Ligeti- Portrait  Video

Posted by v4v at Oct. 21, 2008
György Ligeti- Portrait

A music documentary by Michel Follin "György Ligeti- Portrait"
DVD-SAT (Arte) | 64’ | MPEG Video 768 x 576 PAL | 25.00fps | MPEG Audio 48KHz stereo 256Kbps | 2.5 GB
1993 | Language: French | Subtitles: German

Michel Follin’s film remains one of the finest testimonials on this insatiable inventor of sounds, renovator of musical theory and exceptional pedagogue. Portrait of the Hungarian composer is not only a complete biography, it is also a reflection on the aesthetic universe Ligeti: metamorphoses, visions, apparitions, continuum …