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Ligeti, György
Konzert für Klavier und Orchester. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra. (1985-88). Faksimile-Partitur/Facsimile-Score. ED 7746
Mainz, London, New York, Paris, Tokyo: Schott, 1986. First edition. Limited, one of 100 numbered and signed copies, of the 700 total edition. In publisher's hard paper wrappers. Lower right corner slightly bumped, otherwise in fine condition.. First edition. Limited, one of 100 numbered and signed copies, of the 700 total edition. In publisher's hard paper wrappers. (156) p. One of the one hundred signed copies of the facsimile edition of Ligeti's Concerto for Piano and Orchestra. György Ligeti's Piano Concerto, whose Movements I-III were completed in 1986, and IV-V in 1988. Scored for a reduced orchestra with unusual instruments such as harmonica, slide whistles, and an ocarina. Ligeti considered as his most complex and technically demanding score. The first three movements were premiered in Graz in 1986, the entire work was first played in Vienna in 1988, both times conducted by Maria di Bonaventure, whom the piece is dedicated. György Ligeti (1923-2006) was a Hungarian (Transylvanian) born composer. Studied at the Music Academy of Cluj and Budapest. After his graduation, he started to collect folk music in Romania and taught composing and counterpointing at the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. He left Hungary after the revolution in 1956 and started to work at the radio station in Cologne where he made acquaintance with Karlheinz Stockhausen who had a major influence on his art. In 1959 settled down in Vienna and became a citizen in 1967. Taught at the Universities of Darmstadt, Stockholm, Stanford and Hamburg. Under the influence of Stockhausen, he s … [Click Below for Full Description]
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