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Ligeti

Gy?rgy . born 1923, Hungarian composer, resident in Vienna. His works, noted for their experimentalism, include Atmospheres (1961) for orchestra, Volumina (1962) for organ, and a requiem mass (1965)
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She was solo horn of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and premiered Gyorgy Ligeti's Hamburgisches Konzert especially composed for her.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The golden generation of 20th-century Hungarian composers that followed in the footsteps of their famous predecessor Franz Liszt included Bela Bartok, Gyorgy Ligeti, Ernst von Dohnanyi, Zoltan Kodaly, Emmerich Kalman and Pal Abraham.
While admired by Andras Schiff and having a good relationship with Daniel Barenboim, his friendship with composer Gyorgy Ligeti steadily deteriorates.
In the last four or five years, Denk has cemented his position as one of the most thoughtful, inquisitive musicians of his generation, equally at home in music by composers like Thomas Ades, Gyorgy Ligeti and Henry Cowell as in standards by Beethoven and Bach.
He discusses the idea of "German music"; the work of Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, Nikos Skalkottas, Luigi Nono, Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Boulez, Gyorgy Ligeti, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Alfred Schnittke, Hanz Werner Henze, and Wolfgang Rihm; the music of postmodern composers; multicultural phenomena in new music; nationalism and folklorism; principles of vocal composition; and the influence of Beethoven on the Schoenberg school.
Works by Kenneth Hesketh, Gyorgy Ligeti, John Adams, Kurtag, Bach and Nicolas Bolens.
After London, he studied electronic music in the Netherlands and, finally, he spent three years with the inventive Austro-Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti in Hamburg.
For example, it would be great to hear Fieldwork with vocalists in the spirit of Kaija Saariaho or Gyorgy Ligeti; in collaboration with contemporary choreographers; or in ambient extended-play settings that would gain in diffusion whatever might be lost in intensity.
the 1956 Soviet invasion and settling in Berlin, Gyorgy Ligeti undertook
Some excellent music has been composed on and for the computer by composers Gyorgy Ligeti and Charles Wuorinen, (Quaglia, 2000), and Larry Sitsky (Nisbet, 1991); however much of it would not engage the average teenager.