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Ligeti: String Quartets, Etc / Hagen Quartet


Release Date: 09/03/2003 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 474327   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  György Ligeti
Performer:  Matt Haimovitz
Conductor:  Pierre BoulezDavid Atherton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hagen String QuartetLaSalle String QuartetEnsemble InterContemporain members,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 "Métamorphoses nocturnes" by György Ligeti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hagen String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953-1954; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Music Theater, La Chaux-de-Fonds 
Length: 20 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 by György Ligeti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  LaSalle String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1969 
Venue:  Wissenschaft Academy, Munich 
Length: 20 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
3.
Ramifications for 12 Strings by György Ligeti
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968-1969; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1982 
Venue:  IRCAM, Paris 
Length: 8 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Cello solo by György Ligeti
Performer:  Matt Haimovitz (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1953; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 09/1990 
Venue:  St. Konrad Church, Abersee 
Length: 8 Minutes 41 Secs. 
5.
Melodien by György Ligeti
Conductor:  David Atherton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; Berlin, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 3 Secs. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Allegro grazioso
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Vivace, capriccioso
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): A tempo
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Adagio, mesto
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Presto
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): [...] molto sostenuto - Andante tranquillo
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Più mosso
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Tempo di Valse, moderato, con eleganza, un poco capriccioso
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Subito prestissimo
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Subito: molto sostenuto
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Allegretto, un poco gioviale
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Allarg. Poco più mosso
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Subito allegro con moto, string. poco a poco sin al prestissimo
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Prestissimo
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Allegro comodo, gioviale
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): sostenuto, accelerando
String Quartet No. 1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes): Lento
String Quartet no.2 (1967-68): Allegro nervoso
String Quartet no.2 (1967-68): Sostenuto, molto calmo
String Quartet no.2 (1967-68): Come un meccanismo di precisione
String Quartet no.2 (1967-68): Presto furioso, brutale, tumultuoso
String Quartet no.2 (1967-68): Allegro con delicatezza - stets sehr mild
Ramifications For String Orchestra Or 12 Solo Strings
Sonata for Solo Cello: 1. Dialogo: Adagio, rubato, cantabile
Sonata for Solo Cello: 2. Capriccio: Presto con slancio
Melodien for Orchestra

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