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Mysteries of the Macabre

Three aria from the opera Le Grand Macabre

By Gyorgy Ligeti

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Solo-trumpet in C or Koloratursoprano and chamber orchestra - difficult
Three aria from the opera Le Grand Macabre. Composed by Gyorgy Ligeti (1923-2006). Arranged by Elgar Howarth. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Edition Schott. Classical, Opera. Study Score (softcover). Composed 1974-1977/1991. 56 pages. Duration 9'. Schott Music #ED 8210. Published by Schott Music (HL.49015452).

Item Number: HL.49015452

ISBN 9790001084017. 8.25x11.75 inches. English - German.

I composed my opera Le Grand Macabre from 1974 to 1997. The Mysteries of the Macabre are arrangements of three coloratura arias of the chief of the 'Secret Political Police' which have been arranged (beautifully!) for chamber ensemble by Elgar Howarth. My friend Howarth had conducted the world premiere of the opera in Stockholm in 1978 and some of the further productions. The half-nonsense text is an immediate - however more accurate - continuation of the idea of my works Aventures and Nouvelles Aventures, but there is no chromatics in the music any more.

1 (auch Picc.) * 1 * 1 (auch Bassklar.) * 1 (auch Kontrafag.) - 1 * 1 * 1 (ad lib. auch Kontrabasspos.) * 0 - P.S. (kl. Tr. * gr. Tr. * Tomt. * 4 Bong. * hg. Beck. * Beckenpaar * 4 Tempelbl. * Schellentr. * Crot. * Kast. * Tamt. * Glspl. * Mar. * Guero * Lotosfl. * 1 Blatt festes Pack-papier * Signalpf. * Trillerpf. * Woodbl.) - Klav. (auch Cel.) * Mand. - Str. (1 * 1 * 1 * 1 * 1).

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