L escalier du diable the devils staircase by charles finnegan from desktop or your mobile device. May 21, 2018 one of the pieces in the radio program is a piano etude written by gyorgy ligeti in the late twentieth century. In addition, the interactive score for musica ricercata no. Toop, ligeti had originally listed this etude as no. Work title, etude pour piano in memoriam gyorgy ligeti.
A harddriving toccata that moves polymetrically up and down the keyboard featuring an ascending chromatic scale motif and then turns into an impression of bells ringing in different registers and times. In the early days, pianists felt obliged to obey ligetis injunction to go always to extremes of loudness, speed or sheer frenzy. Gyorgy ligeti lescalier du diable download sheet music at notafina in pdf format. Etude in memoriam gyorgy ligeti derecskei, andras imslp. How can you say that you dont get prokofieff and prefer tchaikovsky and grieg grieg is such a laughably second rate composer that i wonder that anyone ever bothers playing his music. These works are so difficult only a handful of pianists have ever played more than one or two of them, and to the best of my knowledge, fredrik ullen is the only pianist to record all three books. The etude is named lescalier du diable, or the devils staircase, and its repeated ascents of the keyboard have a striking resonance with the neverending ascent of the shepard tone. Bienvenue sur le classement des meilleurs diable pour escalier davril 2020.
A history of classical music in 50 short pieces gallery. Chandos records is one of the worlds premier classical music record companies, best known for its ground breaking search for neglected musical gems. Works for piano etudes, musica ricercata pierrelaurent aimard music. The notes leap through and over one another as if conjured up by a magician. Copyright stiftung klavierfestival ruhr stiftung klavierfestival ruhr. Lescalier du diable, e e richardson, le navire en pleine ville. I agree about sorabjiwith a few exceptions i dont understand his music. Je moet jezelf op het spel durven zetten bij ligeti. Iits name l escalier du diable the devils staircase is very appropriate. Lescalier du diable est aussi lattracteur des trois contractions affines f, g, h definies par. At more than five minutes in duration, this is the longest.
In his second etude ligeti follows this tradition by using the interval of a fifth. Coloana fara sfarsit original version for player piano 1993 continuum 1970 adapted for two player pianos adaptations for barrel organ. Test du diable descalier stanley sxwtdft521 chariot. L escalier du diable the devils staircase, i have the feeling of climbing and of eschers endless staircases that ligeti loved so much. I bought this set wanting to hear another pianists take on ligeti s etudes. Gyorgy ligeti etudes popular downloadable sheet music for free. Apr 27, 2019 share your thoughts with other customers. Lescalier du diable the devils staircase, i have the feeling of climbing and of eschers endless staircases that ligeti loved so much. However, nothing goes quite as smoothly as it seems, and here and there the music snags.886 95 463 733 1017 1219 648 1470 472 1250 306 1407 277 1349 1241 279 539 1205 41 425 432 491 19 1017 494 961 527 958 1436 114 208 400 63 727 1389 328 882 712 712 22 1278 1169 668 544 478 460 1108