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Kurtag / Ligeti Kim KashKashian

£7.99

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The great viola player Kim Kashkashian has long been one of the most outstanding protagonists of modern composition and this bold and subtle account of solo music by the great Hungarian composers György Kurtág and György Ligeti is a landmark recording. Kurtág's Signs, Games and Messages (1989- in progress) in its 19 aphoristic sections is as demanding as Ligeti's Sonata for viola (1991-94), but Kashkashian surmounts the very different challenges of the works, and points towards the qualities that unite these composers. As ever, she gets to the heart of the music, and unravels its secrets.

Amongst her many notable albums for ECM New Series, Kashkashian has recorded Kurtág's Movement for viola and orchestra and also his Nine Pieces for Solo Viola, the early Jelek for viola, op 5, and the chamber work Hommage à R.Sch. This is the ninth disc on the label devoted in whole or in part to Kurtág's music.

The CD cover has some very slight scratches on the front and back. The CD itself is in good, used condition and the insert is in very good condition.

Item details

Band/artist(s):
Kurtag/Ligeti Kim Kashkashian
Catalogue number:
LC02516
Condition:
Used
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
ECM
Tracks:
25

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The great viola player Kim Kashkashian has long been one of the most outstanding protagonists of modern composition and this bold and subtle account of solo music by the great Hungarian composers György Kurtág and György Ligeti is a landmark recording. Kurtág's Signs, Games and Messages (1989- in progress) in its 19 aphoristic sections is as demanding as Ligeti's Sonata for viola (1991-94), but Kashkashian surmounts the very different challenges of the works, and points towards the qualities that unite these composers. As ever, she gets to the heart of the music, and unravels its secrets.

Amongst her many notable albums for ECM New Series, Kashkashian has recorded Kurtág's Movement for viola and orchestra and also his Nine Pieces for Solo Viola, the early Jelek for viola, op 5, and the chamber work Hommage à R.Sch. This is the ninth disc on the label devoted in whole or in part to Kurtág's music.

The CD cover has some very slight scratches on the front and back. The CD itself is in good, used condition and the insert is in very good condition.

Band/artist(s):
Kurtag/Ligeti Kim Kashkashian
Catalogue number:
LC02516
Condition:
Used
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
ECM
Tracks:
25

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