Useful Ligeti Web Links

The links below include articles, dissertations, interviews and other relevant sources relevant to Ligeti's music.

Ligeti pages at Schott Music http://www.schott-music.com/shop/persons/featured/11540/index.html
 
Here is a fascinating interview by John Tusa with Ligeti on the BBC radio 3 website (both audio and transcript)  http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/johntusainterview/ligeti_transcript.shtml
 
Article by Amy Bauer: “The ‘Other’ of the Exotic:  Balinese Music as ‘Grammatical Paradigm’ in the Music of Ligeti,” Music Analysis 27/ii-iii (2009), 1-36.
http://music.arts.uci.edu/sites/default/files/music_images/pdfs/Bauer_Other_Exotic.pdf

Article by Amy Bauer:
“Philosophy Recomposed: Stanley Cavell and the Critique of New Music,” Journal of Music Theory, 54.1 (2010): 77–92. (Discusses Apparitions the orchestral wotk by Ligeti)
http://music.arts.uci.edu/sites/default/files/music_images/pdfs/Bauer_Philosophy_Recomposed.pdf
 
Article by Mike Searby on Ligeti's Horn Trio (you will need to access this through your institution's license)  http://www.jstor.org/pss/946727

Article by Mike Searby on Ligeti's Chamber Concerto (you will need to access this through your institution's license)  http://www.jstor.org/stable/944856

Article by Mike Searby on postmodernist traits in Ligeti's music  (you will need to access this through your institution's license)  http://www.jstor.org/pss/945525
 
A site maintained by Josh Ronsen with several useful sources on Ligeti http://ronsen.org/monkminkpinkpunk/9/glinfo.html

A PhD dissertation (yale University 2011) by Kris Shaffer entitled “Neither Tonal nor Atonal”?: Harmony and Harmonic Syntax in György Ligeti’s Late Triadic Works'  Dissertation

A draft article by Kris Shaffer dealing with Ligeti's Stylistic Caesura: article

A PhD dissertation from 2011 by Charles Corey (University of Pittsburgh) which features Ligeti's Hamburg Concerto http://etd.library.pitt.edu/ETD/available/etd-02172011-173654/unrestricted/Corey_2011.pdf

Article by Stephen Taylor on the passacaglia and lament in Ligeti's music http://www.stephenandrewtaylor.net/taylor-ligeti,lament.pdf

An excellent dissertation by Stephen Taylor on the Lamento motive in Ligeti's music http://www.stephenandrewtaylor.net/Taylor-LigetiDiss.pdf

Article by Stephen Taylor on Ligeti and his African influence http://www.stephenandrewtaylor.net/taylor-ligeti,africa.pdf

Article by Stephen Taylor on Ligeti's"Automne a Varsovie" http://www.mtosmt.org/issues/mto.97.3.3/mto.97.3.3.taylor_frames.html

Here is link to Mike Searby's latest book on Ligeti's music at Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ligetis-Stylistic-Crisis-Transformation-1974-1985/dp/0810872501

Short thesis on Ligeti's Piano Etudes by Ji Won Baik  http://etd.lib.fsu.edu/theses/available/etd-04272009-000349/unrestricted/BaikJTreatise.pdf

A paper exploring auditory streams in Ligeti's Continuum by Emilios Cambouropoulos and Costas Tsougras  http://users.auth.gr/~emilios/papers/jims2009.pdf

Here is a Ligeti website which is designed with schools in mind http://www.braunarts.com/ligeti/
 
The obituary from the Guardian newspaper by Stephen Plaistow http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2006/jun/14/guardianobituaries.artsobituaries
 
The Hungarian composer Kurtag remembering Ligeti http://www.signandsight.com/features/1580.html

An Interview between Ligeti and Benoit Delbecq Interview
 
An interview between Ligeti and Louis Christiansen 1972 http://ronsen.org/monkminkpinkpunk/9/gl1.html

An interview between Ligeti and Adrian Jack in 1974  http://ronsen.org/monkminkpinkpunk/9/gl2.html
 
An interview between Ligeti and Herman Sabbe in 1978 on Le Grand Macabre http://ronsen.org/monkminkpinkpunk/9/gl3.html
 
An Interview between Ligeti and Istvan Szigeti in 1983 http://ronsen.org/monkminkpinkpunk/9/gl4.html
 
An interview between Ligeti and Dorle J. Sotia in 1987 http://ronsen.org/monkminkpinkpunk/9/gl5.html
 
An interview between Ligeti and Pierre Gervasoni in 1997 http://ronsen.org/monkminkpinkpunk/9/gl6.html
 
An interview between Ligeti and Tom Service in 2003 focusing on the Hamburg Concerto http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2003/oct/17/classicalmusicandopera


DMA by Yung-jen Chen entitled 'Analysis and Performance aspects of Gyorgy Ligeti's Etudes pour Piano 'Fanfares' and 'Arc-en-Ciel' http://etd.ohiolink.edu/send-pdf.cgi/Chen%20Yungjen.pdf?osu1167697657

Various American composers remembering Ligeti http://newmusicbox.org/article.nmbx?id=4734


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