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Ligeti and a 20th Century Christmas
Sunday, December 23, 2012 | 12:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

Artist Song Album Label Comments
George Crumb A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979 Voice of the Whale Black Box 1979: Andrew Russo, piano
György Ligeti Piano Etudes Book 1 Ligeti/Beethoven Nonesuch 1985: Jeremy Denk, piano
Olivier Messiaen Le Verbe and Les Mages from La Nativité du Seigneur Olivier Messiaen Harmonia Mundi 1935: Jennifer Bate, Grand Orgu de l'Eglise de la Trinité
György Ligeti Piano Etudes Book 2 Ligeti/Beethoven Nonesuch 1988-94: Jeremy Denk, piano
John Adams from El Nińo El Nińo Nonesuch 2000: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano; Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Willard White, baritone; Theatre of Voices; London Voices; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Kent Nagano, conductor