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This page lists all recordings of String Quartet No. 2 by György Ligeti (1923-2006).

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Here is another relatively new quartet plunging into the recording fray with 'high-end' repertory and reaping the rewards of their apparent fearlessness...the recordings have the conviction and... More…

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Matt Haimovitz, Jacques Zoon, Douglas Boyd, Richard Hosford, James Sommerville, Matthew Wilkie, Claudio Abbado, Helmut Franz, Gerd Zacher, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Håkan Hardenberger, Roland Pöntinen, Jacques Zoon & Douglas Boyd, Aloys Kontarsky, Alfons Kontarsky, Gianluca Cascioli, Pierre-Laurent...

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Music for the Zombie Apocalypse 2

Anna Gorecka (piano), Alexei Lubimov (piano), Ilkka Paananen (piano), Nicholas Isherwood (bass-baritone), Arnaldo Cohen (piano), Csaba Onczay (cello), Burkhard Godhoff (violin), Maria Kliegel (cello)

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Oxford Camerata, Carducci String Quartet, Wieniawski String...

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Ligeti: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2

Matt Haimovitz & Pierre Boulez

Hagen Quartett, LaSalle Quartet, Ensemble Intercontemporain & London Sinfonietta, David Atherton

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…in the sequence of short movements of the Bartók-inspired First Quartet, their impetuosity matches the quicksilver reverses of mood and texture, and the slower music isn't short-changed. The... More…

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Ligeti: Chamber Concerto for 13 instruments, etc.

Thomas, Manning & Pearson

Ensemble Intercontemporain, LaSalle Quartet & NDR-Chor, Boulez and Helmut Franz

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The abandon with which the Bélas dig into their strings at the beginning of the First Quartet - just listen to them go! - tells us we're in for gutsy, soulful playing. This isn't cerebral, clean-cut... More…

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Ligeti - String Quartets 1 & 2 & Vocal works

Artemis Quartet, Barry Tuckwell Wind Quintet, Groupe Vocal de France, Orchestre de Chambre de Toulouse, Guy Reibel, Louis Auriacombe

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the Budapest-based Keller Quartet handle the individual demands of both composers thoughtfully. A cleaner, cooler, more controlled Barber I doubt you'll find: zero warbling vibrato, no emotive... More…

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Cantante e tranquillo

András Keller, Zsófia Környei (violin), Zoltán Gál (viola), Judit Szabó (cello), János Pilz (violin - 3, 5, 6, 7, 8), Ottó Kertész (cello - 3, 7), Alexei Lubimov (piano - track 5)

Keller Quartett

it's all expertly played, even if the Bach is more Romantic in its use of vibrato than might be expected nowadays. More…

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