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György Ligeti1923 - 2006

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Síppal, dobbal, nádihegedüvel

(With Pipes, Drums, Fiddles)

based on poems by Sándor Weöres for mezzo soprano and 4 percussionists (Hung.)

Created2000
World premiere10. November 2000, Metz · Amadinda Percussion Ensemble · Katalin Károlyi, mezzo soprano
Duration14'00''
Instrumentationtrgl. · crot. · 1 pair of cymbals (high) · cymb. or saucepan · 2 s.c. (high/low) · t.-t. or gong (as low as possible) · cowb. (muffled) · low cowb. · Jp.bell (high) · Jp. temple bell (tuned) · Burmese gongs (tuned) or tbells. · 4 various field drums · 2 rototoms (high) · bong. or cga. (tuned) · 3 bong. · tamb. · 2 tom. (one of them low without resonance) · log drum · 2 various wooden dr. · wooden dr. (low) or slit dr. · 2 b.dr. (middle/low) · 4 temple bl. · w.bl. · sand bl. · clav. · cast. · Japanese wooden rattle · sistrum · chimes (without pitch) · mar. · ratch. · guiro · vibra slap · slapst. (low) · 2 slide whistles · train whistle (or whistle) · 2 mouth sirens · 2 police whistles (quite high/preferably high) · metal whistle · sopranino ocarina · 2 soprano ocarinas · 3 various sheperd's fl. · 4 chromatic harmonicas · lion's roar · 2 flex. · glock. · xyl. · vibr. · 2 mba. · bmba.
MovementsI Fabula (Fable)
II Táncdal (Dancing Song)
III Kínai templom (Chinese Temple)
IV Kuli (Coolie)
V Alma álma (Dream)
VI Keserédes (Bitter-sweet)
VII Szajkó (Magpie)
PublisherSchott

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