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Gyorgy Ligeti (1923 – 2006)

Jewish Hungarian composer, widely seen as one of the great composers of instrumental music of the 20th century.
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Gyorgy Ligeti
You need three or five hands to play Ligeti.
Ligeti quotes
Now there is no taboo; everything is allowed. But one cannot simply go back to tonality, itís not the way. We must find a way of neither going back nor continuing the avant-garde. I am in a prison: one wall is the avant-garde, the other wall is the past, and I want to escape.
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