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Pierre-Laurent Aimard commemorates tenth anniversary of the death of Gyorgy Ligeti / examiner.com

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This past Sunday (June 12) marked the tenth anniversary of the death of György Ligeti in 2006. Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard chose to commemorate this occasion by adding a new entry to the Explore the Score Web site, which is hosted by the Ruhr Piano Festival in Germany. Aimard has been populating the section of this site devoted to Ligeti's piano works with selections from two of Ligeti's collections. One is his Musica ricercata (researched music), a collection of eleven pieces using, in order of appearance, from two to twelve pitch classes. The other is the set of eighteen études that he composed between 1985 and 1994.

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