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Author Ligeti, György, 1923-2006-

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

Imprint New York, NY : Sony Classical, p1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B LIGE GM S12CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (103 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 014300
Series György Ligeti edition ; 8
Ligeti, György, 1923-2006- Works. 8. Selections (Sony Classical)
Note Opera in 4 scenes.
New version prepared by the composer in 1997.
Original German libretto by Michael Meschke and György Ligeti, after Michel de Ghelderode's La balade du grand macabre.
Ed. recorded: Schott.
Compact discs.
Program notes by György Ligeti, synopsis, and libretto, all in German with English and French translations (191 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Performer Sybille Ehlert, Laura Claycomb, sopranos ; Charlotte Hellekant, Jard van Nes, mezzo-sopranos ; Derek Lee Ragin, countertenor ; Graham Clark, Steven Cole, tenors ; Richard Suart, baritone ; Willard White, bass-baritone ; Frode Olsen, bass ; supporting singers ; London Sinfonietta Voices ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor.
Event Recorded live, Feb. 5-13, 1998, Théâtre du Chatelet, Paris.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Ghelderode, Michel de, 1898-1962 -- Musical settings.
Added Author Meschke, Michael. Librettist.
Ehlert, Sibylle. Performer.
Claycomb, Laura. Performer.
Hellekant, Charlotte. Performer.
Nes, Jard van. Performer.
Ragin, Derek Lee. Performer.
Clark, Graham, 1941- Performer.
Cole, Steven. Performer.
Suart, Richard. Performer.
White, Willard. Performer.
Olsen, Frode, 1952- Performer.
Salonen, Esa-Pekka, 1958- Conductor.
Ghelderode, Michel de, 1898-1962. Balade du grand macabre.
London Sinfonietta. Voices. Performer.
Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England) Performer.
Added Title Grand macabre. English
Standard No. 074646231227
Music No. S2K 62312 Sony Classical

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