György Ligeti

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    Magyar Etudok (1983) for 16 voicesGyörgy Ligeti
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    Continuum for Harpsichord (1968)György Ligeti
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    Cordes Vides (Empty Strings)György Ligeti
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    Automne a Varsovie (Autumn in Warsaw)György Ligeti
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    Arc-en-ciel (Rainbow)György Ligeti

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        Influential modern composer Gy+¦rgy Ligeti broke much ground for late 20th century composition, moving through phases of unique techniques and styles exploring the use of micropolyphony, counterpoint, microintervals, and polyrhythms, among other things. He strongly influenced avant-garde composition, including the development of cluster composition in the '60s. Born and raised in Romania, Ligeti studied composition under Ferenc Farkas and others, both before being sent to a Je... Read more

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