WorldCat Identities

Asko Ensemble

Works: 257 works in 598 publications in 9 languages and 8,893 library holdings
Genres: Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Songs  Musique concrète  Songs and music  Drama  Art music  Excerpts  Requiems  Song cycles 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, ens, Other
Classifications: M3.1, 785
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Asko Ensemble
Spectres : music for small orchestra and computer generated sound by Tod Machover( )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works by Edgard Varèse( Recording )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ligeti project by György Ligeti( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double concerto. Flûte, hautbois et orchestre. Ligeti, György
Les espaces acoustiques by Gérard Grisey( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prologue. Alto. Grisey, Gérard
The Ligeti project by György Ligeti( Recording )

10 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prologue pour un Marco Polo ; Bouchara ; Zipangu ; Lonely child by Claude Vivier( )

8 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des canyons aux étoiles-- by Olivier Messiaen( )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commissioned to celebrate the bicentenary of the United States Declaration of Independence, this was inspired by the composer's tours around Utah's magnificent landscapes, including Bryce Canyon and Cedar Breaks, which so affected him with their beauty. This is no musical tourism however: the work takes the listener upwards, from the depths of the canyons, to the songs of birds, to outer space, and ultimately to the Celestial City
Ego scriptor cantilenae : the music of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound( )

7 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising the gaze by Peter Lieberson( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivier Messiaen 1908-1992 by Olivier Messiaen( )

3 editions published in 2008 in Latin and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noncertos and others by Richard Ayres( )

4 editions published in 2010 and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rêves d'un Marco Polo by Claude Vivier( Visual )

19 editions published in 2006 in 6 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kopernikus: In this mystic tale, the central character Agni calls on historical and mythical figures: Lewis Carroll, Merlin, a witch, the Queen of the Night, a blind prophet, an old monk, Tristan, Isolde, Mozart, the Lord of the Waters, Kopernikus and his mother. Marco Polo: a series of tableaux about Marco Polo, some vocal, others instrumental, which meditate on inner treasures and human suffering
Lunapark : microtonal chamber music by Sander Germanus( )

3 editions published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milano Musica Festival live by Asko Ensemble( )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of the sleeping beauties by Kris Defoort( )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three concerti by Martijn Padding( )

2 editions published in 2010 and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brenda Mitchell, Magnus Andersson, Irvine Arditti, Stefano Scodanibbio, Arditti String Quartet, Asko Ensemble, Jonathan Nott play Brian Ferneyhough by Brian Ferneyhough( )

3 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ligeti project by György Ligeti( Recording )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.38 for Olivier Me ... to 0.58 for The Ligeti ...)

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Alternative Names

controlled identityAsko/Schönberg (Musical Group)

Amsterdam Student Chamber Orchestra.

Amsterdams Studenten Kamer Orkest.

Amsterdams Studenten Kamer Orkest Ensemble

Amsterdams Studenten Kamerorkest.


ASKO Chamber Ensemble


Asko Ensemble Amsterdam

ASKO Kamaraegyüttes


Collegium Musicum Studiosorum Amstelodamensium.

Ensemble Asko.

Student Chamber Orchestra Amsterdam

Studenten Kamer Orkest Amsterdam