Saturday, May 24, 2003


[156.1] LIGETI UPDATE

Stefan Beyst's penetrating Ligeti analysis, 'Adventures: Ode to the discrepancy between word and deed' can be found in English here. See also the precis and sound samples ('Lux Aeterna', "Presto ruvido" from 'Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet') on EssentialMusic; song texts; the BBC Ligeti profile [plus quotation on micropolyphony]; some Ligeti editions on Sony; the Pitchfork review of 'The Ligeti Project II'; and Nicholas Lezard's Guardian review of 'Gy├Ârgy Ligeti: Music of the Imagination', by Richard Steinitz, 429pp, Faber, £25. There is also a feature on the book in the June issue of The Wire.

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