György Ligeti

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György Ligeti (1923-2006) was one of the most innovative, versatile, and influential composers of the second half of the 20th century.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Bagatelles (6) for wind quintet 1953 Chamber Music
Lux aeterna, for 16 unaccompanied voices 1966 Choral
Atmosphères, for large orchestra 1961 Orchestral
Continuum, for harpsichord 1968 Keyboard
Musica ricercata, pieces (11) for piano 1951 Keyboard
Requiem, for soprano, mezzo-soprano, 2 choruses & orchestra 1963 Choral
String Quartet No. 1 ("Métamorphoses nocturnes") 1953 Chamber Music
Chamber Concerto, for 13 instruments 1969 Concerto
Cello Concerto 1966 Concerto
Aventures, for 3 voices & 7 instruments 1963 Vocal Music
Trio for horn, violin & piano ("Hommage à Brahms") 1982 Chamber Music
Nouvelles aventures, for 3 voices & 7 instruments 1962 Vocal Music
San Francisco Polyphony, for orchestra 1973 Orchestral
Etudes (6) for piano, Book 1 1985 Keyboard
Piano Concerto 1985 Concerto
Etudes (8) for piano, Book 2 1988 Keyboard
Sonata for cello 1948 Chamber Music
Poème symphonique, for 100 metronomes, 10 performers & 1 conductor 1962 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 2 1968 Chamber Music
Pieces (3) for 2 pianos: Monument, Selbstporträt & Bewegung 1976 Keyboard
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