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In an essay titled “Metamorphoses of Musical Form”, [19] Ligeti developed the concept of musical “permeability” according to which a musical structure is “permeable” if it allows a free choice of intervals and “impermeable” if not. I googled “ligeti atmospheres” without the quotation marksand I found a number of retail sources for this score including Sheet Music Plus. It is noted for eschewing conventional melody and metre in favor of dense sound textures.

In reply to I googled “ligeti by stevebob. He also valued contrapuntal writing for its probity, for its traditional aura, and for its own sake: Ligeti Accessed 17 November The contrast between these two pieces—the Ligeti a study in motionlessness, the Stravinsky a convulsive eruption of movement—was only enhanced by Jurowski’s device, making one listen with refreshed ears.

Whatever one thinks of them, they’re an important part of the world in which we live – and the work in question is, without question, under copyright in the U.

Indiana University Press, There is absolutely no discernible melody, harmony is reduced to the drifting of saturated chromatic clusters, and pulse – or any sense of normal rhythmical articulation – is entirely absent.

The SWF recorded this performance for broadcast, and this recording has been released commercially on CD several times. Publishers Group West, Oh, and I don’t have any knowledges at all about copyright and such. I have read the data protection statement and agree to its validity.


The second big cluster of the piece is reshaped by dynamic changes, which bring forward particular timbres at first that of the strings or harmonic colors: I love whatever is constructed. To be able to use Universal Edition in full range, we recommend activating Javascript in your browser.

Atmosphères (Orchestra) (Study Score)

Retrieved 18 November Instead the listener is confronted with a slow-motion succession of textures, one oozing into the other, where the instrumental sonority seems to have atmospherea in common with the ligtei and hums of electronic music than that of a normal symphony orchestra.

To paraphrase the composer himself, the micropolyphonic textures tend to hang like a mighty oriental tapestry, suspended outside time. All Music Guide liegti Classical Music: After Apparitionsit was the second piece Ligeti wrote to exploit what he called a ” micropolyphonic ” texture. It gained further exposure after being used in Stanley Kubrick’s film Views Read Edit View history.

Return to top of page. You’re unlikely to find a legal copy of it in any other format because of copyright restrictions.

The polyphonic structure, he stated, cannot be heard by the listener, but remains “underwater”, hidden from the listener. In reply to One can easily learn about by stevebob. The music flows like lava, buzzes like a swarm of bees, or glimmers like a multitude of tiny Aeolian harps. This was the first work Ligeti began after his time in the electronic music studio, and, as a composition of sounds and of layers of sounds, the score transfers to the orchestral plane an electronic manner of working.


Atmosphères – Wikipedia

Ligeti’s homepage also gives the instrumentation. I’ll try to “translate” it It’s a very hard job!!!

Support the ASO with a contribution today. I don’t know if it’s the complete score or not, though, you’ll have to check by yourself. Hardly audible as a canon, by virtue of its general pppp dynamic level as well as its density, the passage achieves the global effect of a cluster being gradually compressed from three-and-a-half octaves to the space of a atmosphrees third.

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Ligeti had flung the door wide open to new worlds of sound and structure. June 1, by ASO. Rather the listener hears an all but motionless series of sound evolutions unfolding at various moments”.

Larry Sitsky has written that in Ligeti’s music “the density of the successive structures is such that the conventional parameters through which musical form melody, rhythm, harmony is traditionally perceived appear to have been evacuated. User support Documentation Development Donate. VAT plus shipping costs. One can easily learn about copyright laws that are applicable in the nation of one’s residence as well as elsewhere.

Webarchive template wayback links All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links. This dense sound-fog became known as the signature Ligeti style”. Of course, if someone else already did the job