4. Listening

Listening revision (from Composition 3)

  • Bartok:  Bluebeard’s Castle
  • Beethoven:  Piano Sonata No 1, Op. 1
  • Boulez:  Mémoriale
  • Ligeti:  String Quartet No 2
  • Webern:  String Trio

Recommended listening

  • Adès:  Thomas:  Still Sorrowing; Asyla, The Tempest
  • Andriessen, Louis:  De Materie; De Staat
  • Barrett, Richard: Interference
  • Barry, Gerald:  The Importance of Being Earnest, The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
  • Benjamin, George:  Into the Little Hill
  • Berio, Luciano:  Sequenza III for voice; Sequenza XII for bassoon
  • Clyne, Anna:  Masquerade
  • Lachenmann, Helmut:  “…zwei Gefühle…” Musik mit Leonardo; Allegro Sostenuto
  • Muhly, Nico:  Gait
  • Nyman, Michael: The Masque (from Prospero’s Books soundtrack)
  • Pärt, Arvo:  Fratres; Tabula Rasa
  • Saariaho, KaijaSept Papillons; Du cristal
  • Saunders, Rebecca:  Behind the Velvet Curtain
  • Ustvolskaya, Galina:  Composition No 2

Works by these composers may be readily accessed via Naxos, and YouTube.  There is also an extensive CD collection in the University Library.

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