György (Sándor) Ligeti

György Ligeti (1923-2006)

Nationality: Hungarian | Austrian | Jewish
Born: May 28, 1923, Dicsőszentmárton, Transylvania
Died: June 12, 2006, Vienna (age 83)
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6 Bagatelles [arr. from Musica ricercata] (Wind Quintet)

(for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon)
I. Allegro con spirito
II. Rubato. Lamentoso
III. Allegro grazioso
IV. Presto ruvido
V. Adagio. Mesto (Béla Bartók in memoriam)
VI. Molto vivace. Capriccioso
Composed: 1953 (age 29-30)
First performance: October 6, 1969. Södertälje, Sweden. The Stockholm Philharmonic Wind Quintet. First complete public performance.
Dedication: Mrs. Maedi Wood
Duration: 13 minutes (approximately)
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4 recordings, 19 videos
1:23
Arcadia Winds
I. Allegro con spirito
3:25
Arcadia Winds
II. Rubato. Lamentoso
2:28
Arcadia Winds
III. Allegro grazioso
1:02
Arcadia Winds
IV. Presto ruvido
2:36
Arcadia Winds
V. Adagio. Mesto (Béla Bartók in memoriam)
1:29
Arcadia Winds
VI. Molto vivace. Capriccioso
12:15
Albert Schweitzer Wind Quintett
1:16
Iter Musicae
I. Allegro con spirito
3:21
Iter Musicae
II. Rubato. Lamentoso
2:30
Iter Musicae
III. Allegro grazioso
1:08
Iter Musicae
IV. Presto ruvido
2:26
Iter Musicae
V. Adagio. Mesto (Béla Bartók in memoriam)
1:54
Iter Musicae
VI. Molto vivace. Capriccioso
1:09
Zürcher Bläserquintett
I. Allegro con spirito
3:13
Zürcher Bläserquintett
II. Rubato. Lamentoso
2:30
Zürcher Bläserquintett
III. Allegro grazioso
1:06
Zürcher Bläserquintett
IV. Presto ruvido
2:37
Zürcher Bläserquintett
V. Adagio. Mesto (Béla Bartók in memoriam)
1:38
Zürcher Bläserquintett
VI. Molto vivace. Capriccioso