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Episode #3007

Little Match Girl Passion, Live

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Thursday, March 03, 2011

From New Sounds Live at WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Space, we hear the American premiere of David Lang’s choral version of his Pulitzer Prize-winning piece, "The Little Match Girl Passion."  Originally for 4 voices and percussion, it is sung by the NY Virtuoso Singers, with Harold Rosenbaum conducting.  The concert also includes late Hungarian composer György Ligeti’s best-known work, "Lux Aeterna."

PROGRAM #3007, New Sounds Live with David Lang (First aired on Mon. 11-23-09)

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Harold Rosenbaum’s New York Virtuoso Singers

Live @ WNYC’s Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 11/8/09

David Lang: Little Match Girl Passion [43:00]

This performance not commercially available. The commercial release is available on Harmonia Mundi 807496 www.harmoniamundi.com

Harold Rosenbaum’s New York Virtuoso Singers

Live @ WNYC’s Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 11/8/09

Gyorgy Ligeti: Lux Aeterna [10:00]

This performance not commercially available. The piece has been released on the Wergo, Sony, and Bis labels.

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