György Sándor Ligeti was a Hungarian-Austrian composer of contemporary classical music. 4 Awards; 5 Notable students; 6 Writings; 7 References; 8 Sources; 9 Further reading; 10 External links . The Bagatelles were performed first in , but not in their entirety: the last movement was censored by the Soviets for. Nov 2, “Musica Ricercata” had gone unperformed, and Ligeti expected the same of the Bagatelles. Both violated the strictures of Andrei Zhdanov, the. Sheet Music for Woodwind Quintet, Sechs Bagatellen [Six Bagatelles], Collections.
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His early compositional output was largely dictated by the constraints of Nazi and Stalinist regimes. During this time, he primarily produced choral works in a folk style for the public while privately composing pieces in a more complex style, including the Sechs Bagatellen for woodwind quintet His mature style, defined by static and atmospheric textures, did not develop until after he fled Budapest for Vienna and Cologne in Ligeti derived the Sechs Bagatellen for woodwind quintet from an earlier set of eleven short movements for solo piano entitled Musica Ricercata The six movements from the original work that appear in the woodwind quintet transcription are: Since the general characteristics of a bagatelle do not imply any sort of formal structure, the construction of these pieces relies on other musical components.
In the case of this particular set of bagatelles, Ligeti relies on pitch class as the organizing principal.
Ligeti, G :: Sechs Bagatellen [Six Bagatelles]
Bagatsllen limited each movement of the original Musica Ricercata to a specific number of pitch classes, and each subsequent movement contained one more pitch class than the previous.
There are certainly plenty of great recordings of the woodwind quintet transcription, but one of the most unique is this choreography-infused performance by the Danish ensemble CARION:.
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‘Bagatelles’ in Budapest, from a restless Ligeti – The Boston Globe
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