György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer)

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Legal name: Ligeti György Sándor

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György Sándor Ligeti (Hungarian: Ligeti György Sándor [ˈliɡɛti ˈɟørɟ ˈʃaːndor]; 28 May 1923 – 12 June 2006) was a 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".

Born in Transylvania, Romania, he lived in Hungary before emigrating and becoming an Austrian citizen.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1987 Ligeti: Études pour piano, premier livre / Messiaen: Vingt regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus (sélection) (feat. piano:Volker Banfield) György Ligeti / Olivier Messiaen 1
1988 Kammerkonzert / Ramifications / Lux aeterna / Atmosphères György Ligeti 1
1988 Streichquartett Nr. 1 / Streichquartett Nr. 2 (Arditti-String-Quartet, London) György Ligeti 1
1991 Le Grand Macabre György Ligeti 1
1993 Trio für Violine, Horn und Klavier / Passacaglia ungherese / Hungarian Rock / Continuum / Monument · Selbstportrait · Bewegung György Ligeti 1
1994 Cello Concerto / Piano Concerto / Chamber Concerto (Ensemble Modern feat. conductor: Peter Eötvös) György Ligeti 1
1994 Concertos for Cello, Violin & Piano György Ligeti 1
1994 Boulez Conducts Ligeti: Concertos for Cello / Violin / Piano Ligeti; Ensemble InterContemporain, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Saschko Gawriloff, Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Pierre Boulez 1
1996 Continuum / 10 Stücke für Bläserquintett / Artikulation / Glissandi / 2 Etüden / Volumina György Ligeti 1
1996 Requiem / Aventures / Nouvelles Aventures György Ligeti 1
1996 Ligeti Edition 3: Works for Piano: Études / Musica ricercata György Ligeti; Pierre-Laurent Aimard 2
1996 The Complete Piano Music, Volume I (Fredrik Ullén) György Ligeti 1
1997 György Ligeti Edition 4: Vocal Works - Madrigals, Mysteries, Aventures, Songs (The King's Singers / Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen) György Ligeti 1
1997 Ligeti Edition 1: String Quartets and Duets (Arditti String Quartet) György Ligeti 1
1997 Ligeti Edition 2: A Cappella Choral Works (London Sinfonietta Voices feat. conductor: Terry Edwards) György Ligeti 1
1997 Ligeti Edition 5: Mechanical Music György Ligeti 1
1997 Ligeti Edition 6: Keyboard Works György Ligeti 1
1998 Ligeti Edition 7: Chamber Music György Ligeti 1
1999 Le Grand Macabre György Ligeti; Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen 1
2000 Œuvres pour violoncelle seul Dutilleux, Ligeti, Bacri, Crumb, Henze; Emmanuelle Bertrand 1
2000 The Ligeti Project I: Melodien / Chamber Concerto / Piano Concerto György Ligeti 1
2000 Ligeti: Works for Piano & Cembalo György Ligeti 1
2000 Un portrait György Ligeti 1
2002 Études pour piano György Ligeti; Toros Can 1
2002 The Ligeti Project II (Berliner Philharmoniker feat. conductor Jonathan Nott) György Ligeti 1
2002 The Ligeti Project III György Ligeti 1
2003 Études: Books I and II (1-14a) György Ligeti; İdil Biret 1
2003 The Ligeti Project IV: Concertos / Ramifications / Requiem György Ligeti 1
2004 The Ligeti Project V György Ligeti 1
2008 Lux Aeterna / Im Gestein György Ligeti, Robert Heppener 1
2008 Ludwig Quandt Solo Zoltán Kodály, György Ligeti, György Kurtág, Miklós Rózsa; Ludwig Quandt 1
2009 Sonatas and Etudes Chopin, Scriabin, Liszt, Ligeti; Yuja Wang 1
2009 String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2, Andante and Allegretto (The Parker Quartet) György Ligeti 1
2010 String Quartets 1 & 2 / Lux Aeterna / Ramifications / Choral Works / Six Bagatelles (Artemis Quartet, Groupe vocal De France, Guy Reibel) György Ligeti 1
2011 Requiem / Apparitions / San Francisco Polyphony György Ligeti 1
2012 Ligeti / Beethoven György Ligeti, Ludwig van Beethoven; Jeremy Denk 1
2012 Music for Viola György Kurtág, György Ligeti; Kim Kashkashian 1
2012 Bartók / Eötvös / Ligeti Béla Bartók, Eötvös Péter, György Ligeti; Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Modern, Eötvös Péter 2
2012 1948-2001: A Ligeti Odyssey György Ligeti; Nobuko Imai, Fredrik Ullén, Hans-Ola Ericsson, Schola Heidelberg, Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet 1
2013 Ligeti String Quartets / Barber Adagio György Ligeti, Samuel Barber; Keller Quartett 1
2013 György Ligeti: Violin Concerto, Lontano, Atmosphères, San Francisco Polyphony György Ligeti 1
Complete Piano Works, Volume 2 (piano: Fredrik Ullen) György Ligeti 1
Lux Aeterna (Groupe Vocal de France) György Ligeti 1
Musica Ricercata; Capriccio 1 & 2; Invention; Monument; Selbstportrait; Bewegung György Ligeti 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1988 Chamber Concerto / Ramifications / String Quartet No. 2 / Aventures / Lux aeterna (feat. conductor: Pierre Boulez) Compilation György Ligeti 1
1988 Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester / Lontano / Doppelkonzert / San Francisco Polyphony Compilation György Ligeti 1
2000 Violin Concertos, etc. Compilation Ligeti / Nørgård 1
2004 BBC Music, Volume 12, Number 11: Wind Quintets (Galliard Ensemble) Compilation Nielsen / Ligeti / Barber / Françaix 1
2006 Clear or Cloudy: Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon Compilation György Ligeti 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2012 Atmosphères Compilation György Ligeti 1

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