Schott, based in Mainz, Germany, is the original publisher of Beethoven and Wagner, as well as renowned contemporary composers such as Paul Hindemith, Gyorgy Ligeti
, Carl Orff, Krzysztof Penderecki, Sir Michael Tippett, Kurt Weill, Tobias Picker and Joseph Schwantner.
29 with pianist Evgeny Kissin joining Salonen and the orchestra - offers both an impressive roster of works by living composers (Thomas Ades, John Adams, Louis Andriessen, Gyorgy Kurtag, Gyorgy Ligeti
, Steve Reich and others) and plenty of music from the proverbial dead white males (Beethoven, Mozart, Mahler, Shostakovich).
Today's report shows that the good intentions expressed at the annual Smog Summits are being translated into real pollution-reducing actions at street level," said GTA Clean Air Council moderator Eva Ligeti
African Rhythms Ligeti
/Reich/Pierre-Laurent Aimard/AKA Pygmies (Teldec Classics) *** Combing the music of AKA Pygmies (a central African tribe) with the compositions of Gyorgy Ligeti
and Steve Reich, this excellent album displays how both leading figures in contemporary minimalism have been strongly influenced by the polyphonic voices and rhythmic patterns of African music.
Wheeldon's next project is a new ballet for the New York City Ballet's Diamond project, set to a score by Gyorgy Ligeti
The Arditti Quartet is one of the world's leading quartets interpreting and contemporary music and composers such as Birtwistle, Cage, Ligeti
and Xenakis have written for them.
But the installation's ominous sound track, a blend of Ligeti
and ambient sound recorded at Charles de Gaulle and JFK, nurtures an atmosphere at once vertiginous and chilly, tipping the balance in favor of the Dantean over the chic.
The participants, including keynote speaker Barry Commoner, were participating in a symposium sponsored by the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Eva Ligeti
, to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR), the groundbreaking legislation that gives Ontario residents the right to participate in government decisions about the environment.
Floros sees Ligeti
as pre-eminently, fundamentally 'modern', and his book goes some way at least towards an indication of what that label means in musical as well as cultural reality.
has commented often on his interest in machinery and his expression of that interest in his music.
CountWise announced that Steve Ligeti
has joined the company as Vice President of Sales replacing Dave Gilad who takes over as the company's Chief Operating Officer.
Metzer discusses laments after Eastern European models in Ligeti
's Horn Trio, suggesting that Ligeti
's fragmentation of the voice(s) of the lament suggest a paradox: Ligeti
examines the space between the need for a voice to lament and, simultaneously, the expressive limitations of the musical vocabulary of modernism.