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
Requiem, for soprano, mezzo-soprano, 2 choruses & orchestra 1963 26:25 Choral
Bagatelles (6) for wind quintet 1953 11:48 Chamber Music
Continuum, for harpsichord 1968 03:50 Keyboard
Lux aeterna, for 16 unaccompanied voices 1966 08:18 Choral
Atmosphères, for large orchestra 1961 08:47 Orchestral
Trio for horn, violin & piano ("Hommage à Brahms") 1982 21:56 Chamber Music
Musica ricercata, pieces (11) for piano 1951 15:14 Keyboard
Cello Concerto 1966 14:42 Concerto
String Quartet No. 1 ("Métamorphoses nocturnes") 1953 21:27 Chamber Music
Nouvelles aventures, for 3 voices & 7 instruments 1962 12:51 Vocal Music
Aventures, for 3 voices & 7 instruments 1963 11:29 Vocal Music
Chamber Concerto, for 13 instruments 1969 18:42 Concerto
San Francisco Polyphony, for orchestra 1973 12:49 Orchestral
Piano Concerto 1985 23:18 Concerto
Invention for piano 1948 01:19 Keyboard
Pieces (10) for wind quintet 1968 13:12 Chamber Music
Passacaglia Ungherese, for harpsichord 1978 04:51 Keyboard
Poème symphonique, for 100 metronomes, 10 performers & 1 conductor 1962 14:35 Chamber Music
Capriccio No. 1 for piano 1947 02:43 Keyboard
Etudes (6) for piano, Book 1 1985 12:20 Keyboard
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