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Author Ligeti, György, 1923-2006-

Title Le grand macabre [sound recording] / György Ligeti.

Imprint Mainz : Wergo, p1991.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B LIGE GM H70CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (1 hr., 57 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 015610
Note Wergo: WER 6170-2 (on disc 2: WER 6171-2); also on containers and booklets: 286 170-2.
Opera in two acts, sung in German.
Libretto, by Michael Meschke and György Ligeti, a free rendition of Michel de Ghelderode's La balade du grand macabre.
Compact discs.
Program notes in two pamphlets include libretto in German and English (91 p.), and notes about the opera by Ulrich Dibelius in German with English and French translations (28 p.).
Performer Dieter Weller, baritone ; Penelope Walmsley-Clark, soprano ; Olive Fredricks, mezzosoprano ; Peter Haage, tenor ; other supporting soloists ; Der ORF-Chor ; Der Arnold Schönberg-Chor ; Erwin Ortner, director ; Die Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen ; Elisabeth Ziegler, director ; Das ORF-Symphonie-Orchester ; Elgar Howarth, conductor.
Event Recorded Oct. 16, 1987 in the Grossen Konzerthaussaal, Vienna.
Subject Ghelderode, Michel de, 1898-1962 -- Musical settings.
Added Author Meschke, Michael. Librettist.
Weller, Dieter. Performer.
Walmsley-Clark, Penelope. Performer.
Fredricks, Olive. Performer.
Haage, Peter, 1935- Performer.
Ortner, Erwin, 1947- Director.
Ziegler, Elisabeth. Director.
Howarth, Elgar. Conductor.
Österreichischer Rundfunk. Chor. Performer.
Arnold-Schönberg-Chor. Performer.
Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen (Musical group) Performer.
Österreichischer Rundfunk. Symphonie-Orchester. Performer.
Added Title Grand macabre
Music No. WER 6170-2 Wergo
WER 6171-2 Wergo
286 170-2 Wergo

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