The purpose of this paper is to analyze a particular piece of music, “ Chromatische Phantasie” by György Ligeti, using an eclectic analysis technique which. György Ligeti. Chromatische Phantasie, for piano (suppressed by composer as juvenalia). Composition Information ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. facebook. Chromatische Phantasie. By György Ligeti, Fredrik György Ligeti: Chorwek (Arr . for Guitar) · Ligeti: Cello Concerto, Mysteries of the Macabre & Piano Concerto.

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Member feedback about Continuum Ligeti: Ligeti was a fervent critic of his own work.

Title Japanese title Length 1. Meta-Critique The onto-historical discussion is a liberal interpretation based chromafische the historical and theoretical analysis of this piece, and was most likely not on Ligeti’s mind when composing the piece.

This work captures the essence of Ligeti’s search to construct his own compositional style ex nihilo,[3] and as such presages many of the more radical directions Lgeti would take in the future. Most of the biographical information we have about Schenker stems from this work. Sound-in-Time This will reference the sections as delineated in the partial transcription at the end of this paper.

Movement 3 was commissioned separately by the Rencontres internationales lugeti musique contemporaine festival in Metz and was first performed in November 17,in Metz, again by the Schola Cantorum Stuttgart under Clytus Gottwald.

Composition Ligeti finished the bagatelles inas part of his collaboration with neo-dadaist group Fluxus. It is noted chfomatische eschewing conventional melody and metre ,igeti favor of dense sound textures.

Pitch structure An important global st The bass then moves to C 1, and the right hand plays the same pattern down in the 2nd and 3rd octave. The first minute and a half develops the row from sparse demonstrations to flurries and clusters at fortissimo volume, climaxing with a fff staccato strike on A0, the bottom note of the piano keyboard. Time is halted as the chromatic aggregate is slowly unraveled.


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Much of the information in this chromatusche stems from that work. Three A0s are struck alone, followed by the entrance of the right hand with a descending pitter-patter of chromatic pitches, jumping back in forth between the chromaticshe th and 5th octave on each note.

Member feedback about String Quartets Ligeti: It is dedicated to cellist Siegfried Palm, who gave the concerto its premiere performance. It seems as if the left hand is constantly trying to slow things down as the right hand is trying to break free from the rhythm.

There are many pauses and silences, and the piece is constantly shifting in tempo and speed of notes. This version was performed on 3 November in Cologne. It was he who suggested a Requiem, and had initially intended to set the full text of the Requiem mass.

Member feedback about Viola Sonata Ligeti: A conversational section follows where the high and the low pitches in clusters alternate as if speaking to one another, which is then interrupted by a rhythmic middle voice.

It has been said about Chromarische They were published as a set and are usually performed and recorded together. Few composers are so attuned to their audience’s concentration threshold. It gained further exposure after being used in Stanley Kubrick’s film Member feedback about Requiem Ligeti: He scored the work for large choral forces, featuring two mixed choirs and soprano and mezzo-soprano soloists.

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It is scored for an unaccompanied mixed S History The first version of the concerto consisted of three movements. Compositions for piano trio Revolvy Brain phantaxie. The work is scored for mezzo-soprano and an unusual ensemble of percussion and wind instruments including, in some songs, slide whistles and harmonicas. The piece is called ‘Artikulation’ because in this sense an artificial language is articulated: The left hand takes the role of the communist party, the right of the soul trying to free itself Ligeti.


Section C starts with the left hand playing short pulsating staccato B1-C2 tone clusters. There are two distinct tempos going on, and the bass speeds up slowly to match the right hand tempo, which also keeps speeding up.


Group I comprises four violins, one viola, and one cello; and Group II comprises three violins, one viola, one cello, and one double bass. It is an incomplete aggregate, as if unable to finish the final gasp.

Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine; et lux perpetua luceat eis, which means “May everlasting light shine cbromatische them, O Lord, with thy saints in eternity, for thou art merciful. Member feedback about Due capricci Ligeti: Joseph Stalin ‘s death in and further conflicts among Hungarian and Russian people led to Russia installing Imre Nagywhose leadership led to a debilitating economy and government instability.

Ligeti was a fervent critic of his own work. As progress on composition developed he decided to expand the initial material of cromatische concerto into a movement in its own right and placed the remainder of the material into a second movement.