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8 Replies to “ Ligeti* / Reich* / Pierre-Laurent Aimard / Aka Pygmies* - African Rhythms (CD, Album) ”

  1. African Rhythms [‘AKA Pygmies’]: Piano Music of Gyorgy Ligeti [] and Steve Reich [b. ].
  2. Despite the controversy, a percentage of the proceeds from each album were donated to the Pygmy Fund set up to aid Zaire's pygmies. Discography *"African Rhythms" (). Music by Aka Pygmies, performed by Aka Pygmies, György Ligeti and Steve Reich, performed by Pierre-Laurent Aimard. Teldec Classics:
  3. Out Sound CD Ligeti/ Reich. Ligeti/ Reich. African Rhythms -- Pierre Laurent Aimard/Aka Pygmies CD (Item ) Teldec, Out Of Stock CD. Related searches. Ligeti/ Reich Teldec Teldec (label) Out Sound (CD, LP) Brand: Teldec (Label).
  4. Aka musicians appear on African Rhythms (György Ligeti, Steve Reich and Pierre-Laurent Aimard, ), Echoes of the Forest: Music of the Central African Pygmies (Ellipsis Arts, ), BOYOBI: Ritual Music of the Rainforest Pygmies (Louis Sarno, ), and Bayaka: The Extraordinary Music of the BaBenzele Pygmies (Louis Sarno, ).
  5. African Rhythms (). Music by Aka Pygmies, performed by Aka Pygmies, György Ligeti and Steve Reich, performed by Pierre-Laurent Aimard. Teldec Classics: Liner notes by Aimard, Ligeti, Reich, and Simha Arom and Stefan Schomann. Music of the Rainforest Pygmies. Historic recordings made by Colin M. Turnbull. Lyrichord: LYRCD
  6. Different rhythms appear through multiplications of the basic pulse, rather than divisions: this is the principle of African music seized on by Ligeti. It also appears in the music of Philip Glass, Steve Reich and others; and significantly it shares much in common with the additive rhythms of Balkan folk music, the music of Ligeti’s youth. [53].
  7. Pierre-Laurand Aimard plays Ligeti and Reich very dark, like a rich french coffee, but with tempo and a kick, and still with mysticism which is very very black. It's hard to imagine, but the piano actually CAN do these things, and it requires a master like him here to drive it to its full potential/5(6).
  8. A founder member of the Ensemble InterContemporain, the pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard (b. ) was a pupil of Yvonne Loriod at the Paris Conservatoire and won the first prize in the Olivier Messiaen International Competition at the age of

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