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Lig·e·ti

 (lĭg′ə-tē), György Sándor 1923-2006.
Hungarian-born Austrian composer whose experimental works include orchestral, chamber, and choral music.

Ligeti

(Hungarian ˈliɡɛti)
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(Biography) György (djørdj). 1923–2006, 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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It's called Poeme Symphonique, by controversial Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti, whose music was used by Stanley Kubrick in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
She has collaborated with and performed the works (often the world premieres) of composers such as Georges Aperghis, Bent Sorensen, Helmut Oehring, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Gyorgy Ligeti, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Beat Furrer, Harrison Birtwistle and Peter Maxwell-Davies.
The first piece will be a premiere for the ensemble: "Concert Romnesc," composed in 1951 by Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti, has never been performed by the Oregon Mozart Players, and Kuo said he likes to "mix it up a bit, rather than play the same old, same old every season.
In addition to works by Gyorgy Ligeti, Iannis Xenakis and others, the programme of the festival's third edition included two world premieres of contemporary Czech operas: Petr Kotik's William William, and Petr Cigler's Protracted Sinuous Movement of a Longitudinal Object.
Bartsch cites Stravinsky as an influence as well as Gyorgy Ligeti, whose 1968 "Continuum for Harpsichord" inspired the title for this 11th album from Bartsch.
Gyorgy Ligeti, however, saw his Le grand macabre (1978) as 'anti-anti-opera', and audiences still wanted opera.
She understands Kubrick's films as complex aesthetic objects, hypertexts where, in addition to the "primary" source text, much of each film's ostensible meaning emerges from juxtaposed quotations that re-purpose other, "secondary" texts, from Hindu scripture to Triumph of the Will to the avant-garde compositions of Gyorgy Ligeti.
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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.