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Classical Editor: Rob Barnett

LIGETI, Gyorgy
b Dicsöszentmárton, Siebenburgen, Romania, 28 May 1923

He studied at the Budapest Academy of Music, and taught there from 1950 to 1956, before moving to Vienna. From 1957 to 1958 he worked at the Cologne Studio for Electronic Music, and in 1959 became a lecturer at Darmstadt. He was visiting professor in Stockholm, Bilthoven, Essen and the USA, becoming professor at the College of Music in Stockholm in 1961.

1953 (30)

String Quartet

1958 (35)

Artikulation, for tape

Apparitions, for large orchestra (1958-9)

1960 (37)

Atmospheres, for large orchestra

1961 (38)

Fragment, for eleven instruments

Volumina, for organ (1961-2)

1962 (39)

Poeme Symphonique, for one hundred metronomes

Aventures, for three singers and seven instruments

Nouvelles aventures, for three singers and seven instruments (1962-5)

1963-5 (40-2)

Requiem

1966 (43)

Cello Concerto

Lux aeterna

1967 (44)

Lontana, for large orchestra

Two Studies for organ (1967-9)

1968 (45)

Ramifications, for string orchestra (1968-9)

Ten Pieces for wind quintet

String Quartet No 2

Continuum, for harpsichord

1969-70 (46-7)

Chamber Concertante for thirteen instruments

1971 (48)

Melodien, for orchestra

Horizont, for recorder

1972 (49)

Kylwiria, opera

Double Concerto for flute, oboe and orchestra

1972-3 (49-50)

Clocks and Clouds, for twelve female voices and orchestra

1973 4 (50-1)

San Francisco Polyphony, for orchestra

1975 (53)

Monument, Self-Portrait, for two pianos

Three Objects, for two pianos

1978 (55)

Le Grand Macabre, music-theatre

1982 (59)

Trio for violin, horn and piano

Three Fantasies, for choir a capella

Magyar Studies, for choir a capella

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