Ligeti Artikulations

Duo Gazzana - Ravel, Franck, Ligeti, Messiaen (2018) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Duo Gazzana - Ravel, Franck, Ligeti, Messiaen (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 55:24 minutes | 967 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

A sense of discovery is a key theme in the third ECM recital of sisters Natascia and Raffaella Gazzana. Alongside a landscape of French music for violin and piano, drawing on a multiplicity of inspirations, the album includes a premiere recording of György Ligeti’s Duo, dedicated to Kúrtag. Duo Gazzana plays César Franck’s epic A major Sonata of 1886, and Maurice Ravel’s Sonate posthume, written in 1897, when its author was just 22, and the album concludes with Olivier Messiaen’s Thème et variations of 1932, a work which in some aspects prefigures the Quatuor pour la fin du temps. The duo’s performances of Ravel, Franck, Ligeti and Messiaen were recorded at Lugano’s Auditorio Stelio Molo RSI in March 2017 and produced by Manfred Eicher.

Duo Gazzana - Ravel - Franck - Ligeti - Messiaen (2018)  Music

Posted by delpotro at April 19, 2018
Duo Gazzana - Ravel - Franck - Ligeti - Messiaen (2018)

Duo Gazzana - Ravel - Franck - Ligeti - Messiaen (2018)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 245 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 127 Mb | 00:55:26
Classical | Label: ECM Records, Deutsche Grammophon

Italian sisters Natascia and Raffaella Gazzana deliver a sensitively performed survey of French music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, alongside a nod to modern Hungarian composer György Ligeti. They place Franck’s monumental Sonata in A Major at the heart of their program, its second movement Allegro blazing with passion, the final Allegretto beautifully restrained yet unleashed in the closing bars. Ravel’s Sonate Posthume is a fascinating document of a 22-year-old composer’s development, in thrall to early Impressionism, while Messiaen’s equally youthful “Thème et Variations,” played with sparkling clarity and poise, shows a composer ahead of his time. Ligeti’s direct musical language functions almost as a refreshing sorbet among the French riches.

Kei Takumi - Ligeti: Complete Études (2018)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Feb. 19, 2018
Kei Takumi - Ligeti: Complete Études (2018)

Kei Takumi - Ligeti: Complete Études (2018)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Digital Booklet | 00:53:56 | 128 MB
Label: Sheva Collection

After studying in the Tokyo University of the Arts with Seizo Azuma, he moved to London in 2011 to pursue further studies at the Royal Academy of Music as a full scholarship student. In the academy he studied with Professor Christopher Elton and received BMus with First Class Honours in 2015, DipRAM and MA with Distinction in 2017. Kei has performed Concertos with major orchestras, including Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, and Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra. He was a member of the 'Chanel Pygmalion Days Artists' in 2014, and was generously supported by the Rohm Music Foundation in 2015-17.

Gyorgy Ligeti - The Ligeti Project (2008) (5 CD Box Set)  Music

Posted by murena at Jan. 30, 2018
Gyorgy Ligeti - The Ligeti Project (2008) (5 CD Box Set)

Gyorgy Ligeti - The Ligeti Project (2008) (5 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 05:26:35 min | 1,16 Gb | Scans -> 43 mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Teldec

This Teldec collection was a project close to György Ligeti’s heart – the pioneering Hungarian composer was actively involved in the recording process up until his death in 2006. The artists had long-standing relationships with Ligeti and his work, both in the studio and in concert: pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Schönberg and Asko Ensembles led by Reinbert de Leeuw.
Susanne Van Els, Cappella Amsterdam, MusikFabrik & Daniel Reuss - Ligeti: Lux aeterna (2007/2016) [Official Digital Download]

Susanne Van Els, Cappella Amsterdam, MusikFabrik & Daniel Reuss - Ligeti: Lux aeterna (2007/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 64:22 minutes | 566 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

Both Ligeti and Heppener belong to the generation born in the 1920s which formed the basis for the post-war avant-garde. 'Lux Aeterna', used by Stanley Kubrick in his film '2001: A Space Odyssey', marked the installation of a new musical language. The later 'Sonata for solo viola' simultaneously evokes the polyphony of the 14th century and certain varieties of ethnic music. 'Im Gestein', a cycle of lieder to poems by Paul Celan which won Heppener the Matthijs Vermeulen Prize in 1993, was here recorded for the first time in 2008.

Gyorgy Ligeti edition: CD 7. Chamber Music [1998]  Music

Posted by Aregak at Feb. 23, 2017
Gyorgy Ligeti edition: CD 7. Chamber Music [1998]

Gyorgy Ligeti edition: CD 7. Chamber Music [1998]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 317 MB
Classical | Label: Sony Classical | Catalog Number: 62309 | TT: 71’01

These chamber works bring Sony's adventurous, timely Ligeti series to a natural pinnacle. Long the challenger of stylistic stasis and customary demonstrations of excellence, Ligeti has outdone himself here (as he did with the fantastic Mechanical Music release). The Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano (1982) challenges its players to stay in step with each other even while expanding virtuosity to the breaking point. Marie-Luise Neunecker plays such full horn parts that they roll flow over the tonal bounds, as does Saschko Gawriloff's violin and Pierre-Laurent Aimard's piano… –Andrew Bartlett..

Gyorgy Ligeti edition: CD 3. Etudes; Musica Ricercata [1996]  Music

Posted by Aregak at Feb. 22, 2017
Gyorgy Ligeti edition: CD 3. Etudes; Musica Ricercata [1996]

Gyorgy Ligeti edition: CD 3. Etudes; Musica Ricercata [1996]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 266 MB
Classical | Label: Sony Classical | Catalog Number: 62308 | TT: 74'02

These chamber works bring Sony's adventurous, timely Ligeti series to a natural pinnacle. Long the challenger of stylistic stasis and customary demonstrations of excellence, Ligeti has outdone himself here (as he did with the fantastic Mechanical Music release). The Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano (1982) challenges its players to stay in step with each other even while expanding virtuosity to the breaking point. Marie-Luise Neunecker plays such full horn parts that they roll flow over the tonal bounds, as does Saschko Gawriloff's violin and Pierre-Laurent Aimard's piano… –Andrew Bartlett..
Yuja Wang - Sonatas & Etudes: Chopin, Ligeti, Scriabin, Liszt (2009) Re-Up

Yuja Wang - Sonatas & Etudes: Chopin, Ligeti, Scriabin, Liszt (2009)
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 253 Mb (5% Rec.)
Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 178 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans -> 47 Mb
Classical, Piano | Label: Deutsche Grammophon, B0012534-02 | 01:14:16

Gifted Chinese pianist Yuja Wang debuts on DG’s roster with an album featuring compositions by Chopin, Ligeti, Liszt, and Scriabin. Yuja Wang chooses pieces that, in her judgment, are refreshingly atypical of the customary musical perspectives of these composers. Exceptional artistry, technical perfection, and a rare ability to evoke an uncommonly vivid palette of rich colors from the instrument characterize Yuja Wang’s pianism.

V.A. - Gyorgy Ligeti Edition (7CDs, 1998)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Aug. 21, 2017
V.A. - Gyorgy Ligeti Edition (7CDs, 1998)

V.A. - Gyorgy Ligeti Edition (7CDs, 1998)
Classical, Contemporary | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 771 Mb
Label: Sony Classical

György Sándor Ligeti was a Hungarian composer of contemporary classical music. He has been described as "one of the most important avant-garde composers in the latter half of the twentieth century" and "one of the most innovative and influential among progressive figures of his time".
Natalie Clein - Bloch, Ligeti & Dallapiccola: Suites for Solo Cello (2017)

Natalie Clein - Bloch, Ligeti & Dallapiccola: Suites for Solo Cello (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers, d.booklet | 242 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 156 mb
Classical | Label: HYPERION

Natalie Clein, whose previous recording of the music of Ernest Bloch was described as ‘inspired’ by The Sunday Times, turns to his three suites for solo cello as part of a recital of works written in the aftermath of the Second World War. The sombre voice of the cello seems especially apposite in music of such deep seriousness, Ligeti’s short sonata providing an energetic and life-affirming finale.