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Kurtág György: Games IX

Diary entries, personal messages

Instrumentation: Piano
Genre: Contemporary Hungarian Works
Langue: Hungarian, English, German
Pages: 44 pp
Format: Bach (23 x 30,2 cm)
Poids: 0.188 kg
Date du parution: Mars 2017
Editeur: Universal Music Publishing Editio Musica Budapest
Numéro d’édition: 14784
ISMN: 9790080147849
The piano series entitled Games, written from 1973 onwards, was conceived originally as a piano method. Its early volumes introduced children to the basic elements in piano-playing and musical thinking, and, more importantly still, taught them to play music without inhibitions. As the years went by, the view of the series lost its didactic character. It came to be seen as a document from Kurtág's workshop, offering a key to his grander symphonic, chamber and vocal works as well. This change is exemplified in the subtitle Diary entries, personal messages added from the fifth volume onwards.

The pieces in the ninth volume date from 1989-2009, except the youthful Apple blossom, written in 1947. The movements, often aphorismic in their briefness, conceal associations with various aspects of European music history. Many of them are hommage or in memoriam pieces, or subjective personal messages to friends, colleagues, beloved family members or students, and thereby to all music-loving people.

Tünde Szitha

Contenu

1.
... apple blossom ...
2.
3 HAGE-pieces
3.
... a wandering with Robert Walser
4.
Piece a chanter et jouer au piano
5.
Quiet dialogue
6.
Medal
7.
... jubilate ...
8.
Hommage a Georg Kröll 70
9.
Hommage a Jehuda Elkana 70
10.
Claudia - Litaneien ...
11.
Consolation sereine
12.
... feuilles mortes ...
13.
Stele
14.
... une fleur a la mémoire de Simon Verchaly
15.
To Anne ...
16.
Annának ... (alio modo)
17.
In memoriam Magdi
18.
Pécs, 1952
19.
Second strictly personal letter to András Szőllősy on his 85th birtday
20.
To András Wilheim
21.
To Miyako
22.
Kedves 2d
23.
Rituale - Strém Kálmán in memoriam
24.
Adieu, Haydée I
25.
Adieu, Haydée II
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