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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10 Pieces for Wind Quintet

(for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon)
I. Molto sostenuto e calmo
II. Prestissimo minaccioso e burlesco
III. Lento
IV. Prestissimo leggiero e virtuoso
V. Presto staccatissimo e leggiero
VI. Presto staccatissimo e leggiero
VII. Vivo, energico
VIII. Allegro con delicatezza
IX. Sostenuto, stridente
X. Presto bizzarro e rubato, so schnell wie möglich
Duration: 14 minutes (approximately) - show movement times
Composed: 1968, August through December (age 44-45)
First performance: January 20, 1969. Malmö, Sweden. The Stockholm Philharmonic Wind Quintet
Dedication: The Stockholm Philharmonic Wind Quintet
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4 recordings, 13 videos
13:57
Claude Debussy Wind Quintet
13:19
Il Quintetto Bibiena
12:52
Vienna Wind Soloists (complete)
2:24
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I. Molto sostenuto e calmo
0:55
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II. Prestissimo minaccioso e burlesco
1:55
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III. Lento
1:02
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IV. Prestissimo leggiero e virtuoso
0:34
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V. Presto staccatissimo e leggiero
1:29
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VI. Presto staccatissimo e leggiero
1:12
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VII. Vivo, energico
2:46
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VIII. Allegro con delicatezza
1:14
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IX. Sostenuto, stridente
1:20
Zürcher Bläserquintett
X. Presto bizzarro e rubato, so schnell wie möglich