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György Kurtág

p, *1926 HU, Lugoj
Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Kurtág György

György Kurtág ([ˈɟørɟ ˈkurtaːɡ]; born 19 February 1926 in Lugoj) is an award-winning Hungarian composer of classical music, and a pianist. He was an academic teacher of piano at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music from 1967, later also of chamber music, and taught to 1993.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Synthesizer
Popular Tracks   
Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106 (Arr. G. Kurtag for Piano Duo) on The Art of Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach & Anderson & Roe
Játékok / 5.: 9. Aus der Ferne on Kurtág, Bach: Játékok by György Kurtág, Márta Kurtág & Johann Sebastian Bach
Játékok / 3.: 39. Hommage à Christian Wolff (Félálomban) on Kurtág, Bach: Játékok by György Kurtág, Márta Kurtág & Johann Sebastian Bach
Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106, "Actus tragicus": Sonatina (arr. G. Kurtag for piano 4 hands) on Bach Without Words by Johann Sebastian Bach & Anna Christiane Neumann
Játékok / 4.: 6. Hommage à Halmágyi Mihály on Kurtág, Bach: Játékok by György Kurtág, Márta Kurtág & Johann Sebastian Bach
Officium breve in memoriam Andreae Szervánszky, Op. 28: 15. Arioso interrotto (di Endre Szervánszky) Larghetto on Kurtág: Six moments musicaux; Officium breve / Dvořák: String Quintet, Op. 97 by György Kurtág, Parker Quartet & Kim Kashkashian
Six moments musicaux, Op. 44: 1. Invocatio [un fragment] on Kurtág: Six moments musicaux; Officium breve / Dvořák: String Quintet, Op. 97 by György Kurtág, Parker Quartet & Kim Kashkashian
Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106 (arr. by G. Kurtag) on Bach to the Future by Ashley Wass
Six moments musicaux, Op. 44: 2. Footfalls ... mintha valaki jönne ... on Kurtág: Six moments musicaux; Officium breve / Dvořák: String Quintet, Op. 97 by György Kurtág, Parker Quartet & Kim Kashkashian
Six moments musicaux, Op. 44: 3. Capriccio on Kurtág: Six moments musicaux; Officium breve / Dvořák: String Quintet, Op. 97 by György Kurtág, Parker Quartet & Kim Kashkashian

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Modern LiedHeinz Holliger, György Kurtág, Helmut Lachenmann, Bernhard Lang, Wolfgang Rihm, Salvatore Sciarrino, Sarah Maria Sun, Jan Philip Schulze2017Album
FantasiasGrauSchumacher Piano Duo, Henry Purcell / György Kurtág, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Ferruccio Busoni, Franz Schubert, Alexander Scriabine, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff2017Album
Complete Works For Ensemble And ChoirGyörgy Kurtág, Reinbert de Leeuw, Asko Ensemble, Groot Omroepkoor2017Album
Impressions Of HungaryRobert Plane, Béla Bartók, Miklós Rózsa, Tibor Serly, György Kurtág, Leó Weiner, Ernst von Dohnányi2017Album
Quartet GerhardQuartet Gerhard, Robert Schumann, Alban Berg, György Kurtág2017Album
Fairy Tales Without WordsRobert Schumann, Hans-Ulrich Lehmann, György Kurtág, Jürg Dähler, François Benda, Gilles Vonsattel2017Album
Re-StructuresQuattro Mani, Tod Machover • Ofer Ben-Amots • Paul Lansky • Poul Ruders • György Kurtág, Steven Beck, Susan Grace2017Album
Games, Chorales and FantasyFrancoise-Green Piano Duo - The music of György Kurtág, Johann Sebastian Bach and Franz Schubert2016Album
Intégrale Des Quatuors À Cordes = Complete String QuartetsGyörgy Kurtág, Quatuor Molinari2016Album
Játékok - Games (Complete Works For Piano Duo And Selected Transcriptions)György Kurtág, Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo2015Album
Kafka FragmentsGyörgy Kurtág - Caroline Melzer, Nurit Stark2015Album
String Trios ByEnsemble Epomeo, Alfred Schnittke, Mieczysław Weinberg, György Kurtág, Krzysztof Penderecki2014Album
Green: String Quartets By Robert Schumann And György KurtágAmaryllis Quartett - Robert Schumann, György Kurtág2013Album
Signs, Games + MessagesJennifer Koh, Shai Wosner, Leoš Janáček, György Kurtág, Béla Bartók2013Album
Bartók · Kurtág · LigetiArmida Quartett - Béla Bartók, György Kurtág, György Ligeti2013Album
Lieux RetrouvésSteven Isserlis & Thomas Adès • Franz Liszt • Gabriel Fauré • György Kurtág • Leoš Janáček2012Album
Music For ViolaGyörgy Kurtág / György Ligeti - Kim Kashkashian2012Album
Signs, Games, And MessagesGyörgy Kurtág - Maurizio Barbetti2011Album
MetamorphosisCuarteto Casals : Béla Bartók, György Ligeti, György Kurtág2010Album
Complete Works For String QuartetGyörgy Kurtág - Athena String Quartet2010Album
At Carnegie HallGyörgy Ligeti And György Kurtág2010Album
Milano Musica Festival Live Volume 6György Ligeti, György Kurtág, Béla Bartók, Franz Liszt, Peter Eötvös2010Album
Milano Musica Festival Live - Volume 1Iannis Xenakis / Helmut Lachenmann / György Kurtág / Leoš Janáček - Quatuor Danel2010Album
Shadows Of SilenceLeif Ove Andsnes, Marc-André Dalbavie • Bent Sørensen • György Kurtág • Witold Lutoslawski, Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Franz Welser-Möst2009Album
For ChildrenSofia Gubaidulina / György Kurtág / Helmut Lachenmann / Steffen Schleiermacher2009Album
Kafka FragmenteGyörgy Kurtág - Tony Arnold, Movses Pogossian2009Album
Játékok Selection 2György Kurtág - Gábor Csalog, Márta and György Kurtág, András Kemenes2008Album
Játékok / Szálkák / Grabstein Für StephanGyörgy Kurtág2007Compil.
Contrapunctus XIX / Bach-Transkriptionen / Fantasia ContrappuntisticaJohann Sebastian Bach - György Kurtág - Ferruccio Busoni / GrauSchumacher Piano Duo2007Album
Complete Choral Works: Omaggio A Luigi Nono; Eight Choruses To Poems By Dezsö Tandori; Songs Of Despair And SorrowGyörgy Kurtág / SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart, Ensemble Modern, Marcus Creed2006Album
JátékokGyörgy Kurtág - Gábor Csalog, Márta and György Kurtág, András Kemenes2006Album
Kafka-FragmenteGyörgy Kurtág - Juliane Banse, András Keller2006Album
La Langue Maternelle = Mother TongueDana Ciocarlie / Béla Bartók, György Ligeti, György Kurtág, Peter Eötvös2005Album
Hommage Å R. Sch.Robert Schumann, György Kurtág / Jan Michiels, Benjamin Dieltjens, Tony Nijs2005Album
Visions De L'AmenOlivier Messiaen - Heinrich Schütz / György Kurtág2005Album
IntersectionsFranz Schubert / György Kurtág2004Album
Piano Four Hands / Two Pianos In The XX CenturyGyörgy Kurtág - György Ligeti - Luciano Berio - Alexander Scriabine - Witold Lutoslawski / Paola Biondi, Debora Brunialti2003Album
Signs, Games And MessagesGyörgy Kurtág2003Album
Composizioni Per Strumenti A FiatoElliott Carter / György Ligeti / György Kurtág / Franco Donatoni2002Album
DialoguesPascal Gallois - Pierre Boulez • György Kurtág • Philippe Schoeller2002Album
Kodaly, Veress, KurtagJean-Guihen Queyras, Alexandre Tharaud - Zoltán Kodály, Sándor Veress, György Kurtág2001Album
Dvořák * Schulhoff * Kurtág: String QuartetsAntonín Dvořák, Erwin Schulhoff, György Kurtág, Hagen Quartett2001Album
Works For Solo ViolaGarth Knox Plays György Ligeti, Pascal Dusapin, Luciano Berio, György Kurtág, James Dillon, Salvatore Sciarrino2000Album
Bartók/ Eötvös/ KurtágKim Kashkashian - Béla Bartók / Peter Eötvös / György Kurtág - Radio Kamerorkest2000Album
Milano Musica Festival György KurtágGiovanni Gabrieli, György Kurtág, Riccardo Muti1998Album
Works For SopranoGyörgy Kurtág / Adrienne Csengery / Budapest Chamber Ensemble & András Mihály1998Album
JátékokGyörgy Kurtág1997Album
Musik Für StreichinstumenteGyörgy Kurtág - Keller Quartet1996Album
Gruppen / Grabstein Für Stephan • SteleKarlheinz Stockhausen / György Kurtág - Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado1996Album
Kafka FragmentsGyörgy Kurtág - Anu Komsi, Sakari Oramo1996Album
Ten Pieces For Wind Quintet / Six BagatellesGyörgy Ligeti · György Kurtág · Sándor Veress - Albert Schweitzer Quintett1996Album
Little Cosmic GamesAlan Marks, Béla Bartók Bartók György Kurtág1996Album
Hommage À R. Sch.György Kurtág, Robert Schumann - Kim Kashkashian, Robert Levin, Eduard Brunner1995Album
Portraitkonzert Salzburg 10.8.1993György Kurtág1994Album
Song Cycles, Quasi Una FantasiaGyörgy Kurtág - Ensemble Modern, Peter Eötvös1993Album
Kafka-FragmentsGyörgy Kurtág - Adrienne Csengery, András Keller1992Album
Quintet, Eight Etudes, Blow, Quintetto, Zehn StückeElliott Carter, Franco Donatoni, György Kurtág, György Ligeti, Quintetto Arnold1991Album
Quatuors À Cordes / String Quartets / StreichquartetteGyörgy Kurtág - Witold Lutoslawski - Sofia Gubaidulina - Arditti Quartet1991Album
String Quartets / 12 Microludes For String QuartetAvanti! String Quartet - Paavo Heininen, Kimmo Hakola, Jukka Koskinen(3), György Kurtág1990Album
Works By György KurtágGyörgy Kurtág1990Compil.
Musikprotokoll '90 - Steirischer Herbst - ORFEnsemble Modern - Peter Eötvös, György Kurtág, Michael Jarrell, York Höller1990Album
Messages Of The Late R.V. Troussova / Scenes From A NovelGyörgy Kurtág - Adrienne Csengery, Pierre Boulez, András Keller, Ferenc Csontos, Márta Fábián1986Album
Messages De Feu Demoiselle R.V. Troussova / ...agm...György Kurtág / Harrison Birtwistle, Pierre Boulez1984Album
Chamber Music - KamarazeneGyörgy Kurtág1977Album
The Sayings Of Péter Bornemisza / Four Songs To Poems By János PilinszkyGyörgy Kurtág1977Album
Cimbalom RecitalMárta Fábián1976Album
Messages De Feu Demoiselle R.V. Troussova / ...agm... / ModulationsGyörgy Kurtág / Harrison Birtwistle / Gérard Grisey, Pierre BoulezCompil.
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