Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Ligeti

Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise: Ligeti I was so sad to read about the death of the great Georgi Ligeti yesterday. He was the mentor of a truly great South African composer, and yet another of my mentors, Jeanne Zaidel-Rudolph. It was through her that I encountered his music, including his Poeme Symphonique for 100 Metronomes which was performed at wits a couple of years ago under her guidance. Really a fascinating experience, that

1 comment:

PuckPan said...

Thanks for this - I'm a Ligeti fan myself.