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Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian Music during the Cold War (Music in the Twentieth Century)

by Rachel Beckles Willson

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers & musicians,
  • History,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • History: World,
  • Hungary,
  • Europe - General,
  • General,
  • Music / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10437354M
    ISBN 100521827337
    ISBN 109780521827331

    From the wealth of new Cold War history comes insight into how it looked, felt, and was for third parties. Borhi opens the Hungarian archives for English readers and tells from a Hungarian perspective the familiar stories of the end of World War II, the imposition of the Soviet model on Eastern Europe, and the explosion of Not only does this yield new detail that considerably complicates. music, Kurtág has an exceptional ear for nuance that also informs his compositional work—in his music, every single note seems to be a matter of life or death. The pages of the book reveal a life marked by World War II and Communism in Kurtág’s native Romania as well as in Hungary, where he resettled in Yet Western Europe has loomed.

    Faced with the Nazi invasion of Hungary during World War II, the Soviet occupation following the Allied victory, and finally with the opportunity to escape the oppressive regime during the Hungarian Revolution of , Csaba Teglas responded with ingenuity and hope. In Budapest Exit he tells the story of his twenty-year quest for freedom.   During the Cold War, thousands of musicians from the United States traveled the world, sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Cultural Presentations program. Performances of music in many styles—classical, rock ’n’ roll, folk, blues, and jazz—competed with those by traveling Soviet and mainland Chinese artists, enhancing the /5(1).

    When the Hungarian composer György Ligeti passed away in June , he was widely feted as being one of the greatest composers of our time. His complete published works were recorded during his lifetime and his music continues to inspire a steady stream of performances and scholarship. Follow Rachel Beckles Willson and explore their bibliography from 's Rachel Beckles Willson Author Page.


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Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian Music during the Cold War (Music in the Twentieth Century) by Rachel Beckles Willson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book strikes me as being two books in one. Unfortunately neither one of them is thorough enough to be convincing and satisfying. One book might have been "Hungarian Music During the Cold War," but it would have required more detail on Hungarian history and more detail on music beyond Kurtag and by: Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian Music during the Cold War.

By Rachel Beckles Willson. –92), yet post-war Hungarian music, caught aesthetically between a reverence for Bartók's legacy and the lure of progressivism, Ligeti and Kurtág, the erstwhile classmates and close friends up to the former's death income to the fore at Author: Amy Bauer.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian Music during the Cold War (Music in the Twentieth Century) at 3/5(1). Get this from Ligeti library. Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian music during the Cold War. [Rachel Beckles Willson] -- Drawing on key elements from musical thought in interwar Hungary, this book provides a new perspective on the nation's musical heritage both inside and outside Hungary's borders during the.

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- Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian Music during the Cold War - by Rachel Beckles Willson Frontmatter/Prelims Drawing on key elements from musical thought in inter-war Hungary, this book provides a new perspective on the nation’s musical heritage both inside and outside Hungary’s borders during the Cold War.

Ligeti, Kurtag, and Hungarian Music during the Cold War´ Drawing on key elements from musical thought in inter-war Hungary, this book provides a new perspective on the nation’s musical heritage both inside and outside Hungary’s borders during the Cold War.

Although Ligeti became part of the Western avant-garde after he left Hungary in Book Reviews No. 86, Fall Review of Rachel Beckles Willson.

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Drawing on key elements from musical thought in inter-war Hungary, this book provides a unique perspective on the nation's musical heritage both inside and outside Hungary's borders during the Cold War. Although Ligeti became part of the Western avant-garde after he left Hungary inarchival sources illuminate his ongoing contact with Brand: Rachel Beckles Willson.

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ER. The Editorial Board has made grants to the following towards costs in connection with the projects indicated: Rachel Beckles Willson for reproduction fees and setting of music examples for her book Ligeti, Kurtág and Hungarian Music during the Cold War; Patrick Carnegy towards print and permissions costs of illustrations for his book Wagner and the Art of the Theatre; Katharine Ellis towards.

Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian Music during the Cold War. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press Download Full Text.

Maintaining Disorder: Some Technical and Aesthetic Issues Involved in the Performance of Ligeti's Études for Piano.

Contemporary Music Review: Vol. 31, Ligeti's Later Music: Sketches, Technique and Style, pp. 55 Fosler-Lussier, Danielle, Music Divided: Bartók's Legacy in Cold War Culture (Berkeley: University of California Press, ); Willson, Rachel Beckles, Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian Music During the Cold War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ); Carroll, Mark, Music and Ideology in Cold War Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University.

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Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe by Ann Applebaum if you want to understand more about how this part of the world transitioned from post WW2 to communism and a bit beyond, read. Specifically Poland, Hungary and E.

Rachel Beckles Willson is Reader in Music at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her most recent book is Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian Music During the Cold War (Cambridge, ). She is now researching musical encounters between Arab Palestinians and western visitors to the Middle East from to the present day, supported by a Fellowship for Experienced Researchers from the Alexander.

Ligeti, Kurtág and Hungarian Music during the Cold War (Cambridge, ). ISBN Orientalism and Musical Mission: Palestine and the West (Cambridge ).

ISBN Edited Books (with Alan E. Williams), Perspectives on Kurtág (Guildford, ), pp. Articles in refereed journals. Hungary has made many contributions to the fields of folk, popular and classical ian folk music is a prominent part of the national identity and continues to play a major part in Hungarian music.

It is also strong in the Szabolcs-Szatmár area and in the southwest part of Busójárás carnival in Mohács is a major Hungarian folk music event, formerly featuring the.Ligeti, Kurtag and Hungarian Music during the Cold War.

Ligeti was at the heart of progressive movements in classical composition in Europe from the s onwards, but in this book I examined his work through the frame of his earlier Hungarian influences.Light Reading before the trip. Jump to bottom. Posted by James E. (USA) the World by Charles Fenyvesi – WWII Historical Revolution The Fall of the Soviet Empire by Victor Sebestyen (Hungarian) – Cold War Historical Central Europe: WWII Historic Ligeti, Kurtág, and Hungarian Music during the Cold War (Music in the Twentieth.