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Music: MUSIC 230 - Ligeti

Starting points for research in music


There are many different places to listen to online recordings of Ligeti's music. Many of them are freely available and you're already familiar with, such as Youtube, while others music be licensed, like Naxos. This page presents information to help you prepare for Prof. Bauer's seminar on Ligeti's music. On the page below are links to various online albums that have music you will be studying in this class.

You can also search directly in the following two resources for more recordings:

Works from 1950-1969

Musica Ricercata for piano (1951-53)

Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet (1953)

Metamorphoses nocturnes (String Quartet No. 1) (1953-54)

Volumina for organ (1961)

Atmosphères for large orchestra without percussion (1961)

Aventures for 3 singers and 7 instruments (1962)

Nouvelles Aventures for 3 singers and 7 instruments (1962-65)

Lux Aeterna for 16 voices (1966)

Lontano for orchestra (1967)

String Quartet No. 2 (1968)

10 Pieces for Wind Quintet (1968)

Chamber Concerto for 13 instruments (1969-70)

Works from 1970-present

Three Pieces for Two Pianos (1976)

Horn Trio (1982)

Three Phantasies on poems by Hölderlein (1982)

Magyar Etüdök (1983)

Études for Piano, Book I (1985)

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1985-88)

Études for Piano, Book II (1988-94)

Nonsense Madrigals, for 6 male voices (1988-93)

Violin concerto (1990-92)

Sonata for Solo Viola (1994)

Études for Piano, Book III (1995-2001)

Hamburg Concerto (1998/99, 2003)