Due capricci is a set of two capricci for piano written by Hungarian composer György Ligeti. Monument, Selbstportrait, Bewegung” (Liner Notes)”. Wergo. SCHOTT LIGETI G. – MONUMENT, SELBSTPORTRAIT, BEWEGUNG – 2 PIANOS , 4 MAINS Partition classique Piano – instrument à clavier Piano on. György Ligeti: 3 Piece for 2 pianos: Monument, Selbstporträt and Bewegung – Play streams in full or download MP3 from Classical Archives.

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As in the opening of “Monument,” more notes are gradually introduced into the spare, fragile texture.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. The result was the Three Pieces for Two Pianos, dedicated to the famous avant-garde piano duo Alfons and Aloys Kontarsky, and premiered by them in Cologne on May 15, There is a gradual increase in both volume and intensity.

Complete Piano Music, Vol. Two Pianos in the XX Century. Lucille Chung Plays Ligeti. So he changed the title to “Portrait. Aperghis, Castiglioni, Dufourt, Ligeti, Sciarrino. Music of Our Time Special Edition. He pays tribute to this continuity in the Three Pieces, albeit with a much higher level monumebt dissonance than one normally finds in Reich’s or Riley’s work. One important influence on his monumsnt that Ligeti explicitly acknowledges in the Three Pieces is minimalism.


AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Introspection Late Night Partying. As he was completing work on the original version of the opera Le Grand Macabre inLigeti decided to return to writing for the piano for the first time in over a decade.

3 Piece for 2 pianos: Monument, Selbstporträt and Bewegung

Jazz Latin New Age. The composer has described the final piece, “With gently flowing motion,” as a “liquefied” variation on “Monument. It was rather Ligeti’s commentary on the connection monuemnt minimalist processes and his own work, so the title was given its final form “Self-portrait,” which is also somewhat misleading in that Ligeti was likewise not intending to depict himself in the work.

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He first heard the music of Steve Reich and Terry Riley in in California, and immediately recognized similarities between their ideas about musical structure and development and his own, especially in such works as Continuum and Clocks and Selbstprtrait Streams Videos All Posts.

Originally Ligeti had called the piece “Still Life with Reich and Riley,” but decided the phrase “Still Life” was inappropriate with reference to living composers.

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Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Original Compositions and Transcriptions in the Tradition of Nancarrow 2. In any case, the piece begins with a quiet tapping at a couple of high notes. Festival for New Music Suddenly a series of downward scale-like patterns breaks out over a prominent bass line, which takes over and leads to swirling arpeggios and something like the sound of the piece’s opening. The first of the three, “Monument,” begins with stark, hammered out individual notes.


György Ligeti – 3 Piece for 2 pianos: Monument, Selbstporträt and Bewegung – Classical Archives

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. More notes are introduced into the sequence in complex polyrhythmic interaction, leading to an increasing density of texture.

This forceful, granitic composition ends with a final tapping at the upper range of the keyboards.

Complete Music for Two Pianos. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. At what seems to be the breaking point, a very slow eight-part chorale takes over and closes the piece on a ponderous note. The way the music gradually evolves is certainly akin to minimalist procedure, and the connection liteti made even more obvious in the second piece, “Self-portrait with Reich and Riley and Chopin in the background.