György Ligeti (1923-2006)

Aventures (1962 -1963)

for three singers and seven instrumentalists

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1962 - 1963
    • Duration : 11 mn
    • Publisher : Peters, nº EP 4838
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      György Ligeti

Detailed formation
  • soloists : solo soprano, solo contralto, solo baritone
  • flute, horn, percussionist, harpsichord, piano (also celesta), cello, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 4 April 1963
    Location :

    Allemagne, Hambourg, NDR Das neue Werk


    Performers :

    Gertie Charlent : soprano, Marie-Thérèse Cahn : contralto, William Pearson : baryton, ensemble Die Reihe, Vienne, direction : Friedrich Cerha.

Table of contents

  • Agitato
  • Presto
  • Conversation
  • Allegro appassionato
  • Sostenuto grandioso
  • Action dramatique