Lux aeterna

György Ligeti

Lux aeterna

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Ligeti's mysterious and beautiful Lux aeterna (1966) for 16-part mixed chorus primarily varies between two textures: a surface of sustained, multi-timbral clusters that arise from polyphonically accumulated long tones, and short sustained consonant sonorities that give the effect of whispering. Moving outward from a s... read more

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