Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Nonsense Madrigals: I. Two Dreams and Little Bat
György Ligeti 2:15
2 Nonsense Madrigals: II. Cuckoo in the Pear-Tree
György Ligeti 1:34
3 Nonsense Madrigals: III. The Alphabet
György Ligeti 3:33
4 Nonsense Madrigals: IV. Flying Robert
György Ligeti 2:43
5 Nonsense Madrigals: V. The Lobster Quadrille
György Ligeti 1:51
6 Nonsense Madrigals: VI. A Long, Sad Tale
György Ligeti 1:36
7 Mysteries of the Macabre
György Ligeti 7:57
8 Aventures
György Ligeti 11:20
9 Nouvelles Aventures: I. Sostenuto
György Ligeti 5:54
10 Nouvelles Aventures: II. Agitato molto
György Ligeti 4:51
11 Der Sommer
György Ligeti 3:19
12 Három Weöres-dal: I. Tancol a Hold feher ingben
György Ligeti 1:06
13 Három Weöres-dal: II. Gyumolcs-furt
György Ligeti 2:42
14 Három Weöres-dal: III. Kalmarjottnagy madarakkal
György Ligeti 2:11
15 Öt Arany-dal: I. Csalfa sugár
György Ligeti 2:02
16 Öt Arany-dal: II. A legszebb virág
György Ligeti 2:29
17 Öt Arany-dal: III. A csendes dalokból
György Ligeti 0:52
18 Öt Arany-dal: IV. A bujdosó
György Ligeti 3:16
19 Öt Arany-dal: V. Az ördög elvitte a fináncot
György Ligeti 2:15
20 Négy lakodalmi tánc: I. A menyasszony szép virág
György Ligeti 2:04
21 Négy lakodalmi tánc: II. A kapuban a szekér
György Ligeti 0:40
22 Négy lakodalmi tánc: III. Hopp ide tisztán
György Ligeti 1:16
23 Négy lakodalmi tánc: IV. Mikor kedves Laci bátyám
György Ligeti 1:13

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Irina Kataeva (1996-08-24) (track 11)
Pierre‐Laurent Aimard (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (tracks 12–23)
arranger:
Elgar Howarth (1992) (track 7)
baritone vocals:
Omar Ebrahim (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (tracks 8–10)
composer:
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1946 – 1947) (tracks 12–14)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1950) (tracks 20–23)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1952) (tracks 15–19)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1962) (track 8)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1962 – 1965) (tracks 9–10)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1974 – 1977) (track 7)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1988 – 1993) (tracks 1–6)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1989) (track 11)
conductor:
Esa‐Pekka Salonen (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (tracks 7–10)
contralto vocals:
Rose Taylor (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (tracks 8–10)
instruments:
Members of the Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (tracks 7–10)
lyricist:
Lewis Carroll (English writer) (tracks 1, 5–6)
Heinrich Hoffmann (track 4)
Arany János (tracks 15–19)
William Brighty Rands (tracks 1–2)
Weöres Sándor (tracks 12–14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 20–23)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1962) (track 8)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Malena Ernman (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (tracks 20–23)
soprano vocals:
Phyllis Bryn‐Julson (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (tracks 8–10)
Sibylle Ehlert (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (track 7)
Christiane Oelze (1996-08-24) (track 11)
Rosemary Hardy (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (tracks 12–23)
Eva Wedin (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (tracks 20–23)
vocals:
The King’s Singers (1995-10-12 – 1995-10-15) (tracks 1–6)
recorded at:
Whitfield Street Studios (operating under this name only since 2004, see annotation for history) in London, England, United Kingdom (1995-10-12 – 1995-10-15) (tracks 1–6)
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (tracks 7–10)
ORF Studio 3 in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria (1996-08-24) (track 11)
Radiohuset: Studio 2 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (tracks 12–23)
is based on:
Le Grand Macabre (track 7)
part of:
Nouvelles aventures (tracks 9–10)
Három Weöres-dal (tracks 12–14)
Négy lakodalmi tánc (tracks 20–23)
Öt Arany-dal (tracks 15–19)
Nonsense Madrigals (tracks 1–6)
recording of:
Nonsense Madrigals: I. Two Dreams and Little Bat (1995-10-12 – 1995-10-15) (track 1)
Nonsense Madrigals: II. Cuckoo in the Pear-Tree (1995-10-12 – 1995-10-15) (track 2)
Nonsense Madrigals: III. The Alphabet (1995-10-12 – 1995-10-15) (track 3)
Nonsense Madrigals: IV. Flying Robert (1995-10-12 – 1995-10-15) (track 4)
Nonsense Madrigals: V. The Lobster Quadrille (1995-10-12 – 1995-10-15) (track 5)
Nonsense Madrigals: VI. A Long, Sad Tale (1995-10-12 – 1995-10-15) (track 6)
Aventures (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (track 8)
Mysteries of the Macabre (for soprano) (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (track 7)
Nouvelles Aventures: I. Sostenuto (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (track 9)
Nouvelles Aventures: II. Agitato molto (1995-12-02 – 1995-12-04) (track 10)
Der Sommer (1996-08-24) (track 11)
Három Weöres-dal: I. Tancol a Hold feher ingben (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 12)
Három Weöres-dal: II. Gyumolcs-furt (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 13)
Három Weöres-dal: III. Kalmarjottnagy madarakkal (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 14)
Négy lakodalmi tánc: I. A menyasszony szép virág (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 20)
Négy lakodalmi tánc: II. A kapuban a szekér (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 21)
Négy lakodalmi tánc: III. Hopp ide tisztán (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 22)
Négy lakodalmi tánc: IV. Mikor kedves Laci bátyám (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 23)
Öt Arany-dal: I. Csalfa sugár (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 15)
Öt Arany-dal: II. A legszebb virág (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 16)
Öt Arany-dal: III. A csendes dalokból (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 17)
Öt Arany-dal: IV. A bujdosó (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 18)
Öt Arany-dal: V. Az ördög elvitte a fináncot (1996-08-27 – 1996-08-28) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
Jupiter and Beyond (track 8)