Volumina [Solo organ]. György LIGETI.

Volumina [Solo organ]

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Frankfurt: Henry Litolff's Verlag / C.F. Peters [PN 5983; 30383], ©1967.

Oblong quarto. Original publisher's light pink printed wrappers. 24 pp. + pamphlet laid in: "Spielanweisungen" (4 pp.). Reproduction of the composer's autograph manuscript.

From the collection of noted musicologist Stanley Boorman, with his initials to upper wrapper, together with signatures of previous owners organist Matthew-Michael Bellochio and Phyllis Jazsczyk.

Wrappers slightly worn and soiled.

First Edition of the revised version.

The only score in which Ligeti uses graphic symbols. Steinitz, p. 125.

"The earliest post-serial organ work to appear in print is the Volumina, 1961/62, revised 1966 ..." Lukas, p. 220.

"[Ligeti] wrote one more cluster composition [following his iconic Atmosphères, 1961], Volumina (1961–2) – though even here there are essential differences, in that the piece is for a solo player (an organist) and graphically notated." Paul Griffiths in Grove Music Online.

Item #34253

Price: $75.00  other currencies

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