Messiaen, Ligeti, Xenakis & Birtwistle

Duration: 26 minutes

Performances by the London Sinfonietta and cellist Oliver Coates of works by Oliver Messiaen, Gyorg Ligeti, Iannis Xenakis and Harrison Birtwistle recorded in 2012 for BBC Four’s The Sound and the Fury: A Century of Music.

Performances include the 1st and 5th Movements of Oliver Messiaen’s ‘Quartet for the End of Time’, the 1st Movement of Gyorg Ligeti’s ‘Chamber Concerto’, Oliver Coates performing Iannis Xenakis’s ‘Kottos’ plus ‘Antistrophe’ and ‘Strasimon’ from Harrison Birtwistle’s ‘Trageodea’.

Credits

Presenter
Tom Service
Director
Ian MacMillan
Producer
Aleid Channing
Executive Producer
Roy Ackerman

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