LIGETI, György, b.1923

Notenbilder. Kunstmappe mit sechs Faksimiles nach Musik-Autographen von György Ligeti und mit dem Reprint eines Ligeti-Portraits von Klaus Böttger: Volumina; Etudes pour Piano; Monument; Violinkonzert; Klavierkonzert; Requiem.

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Mainz/Munich, 1991. 36 x 46 cm, i, iv, 7 pp. Superb full-color facsimile leaves from six works of Ligeti, each of them from “composing” scores for the final draft of the respective work. Ligeti’s compositions take shape almost like frescos, with constant revision, crossing out, and varied use of color. Includes beautiful reprint of an original lithograph-portrait of the composer by Klaus Böttger. Bibliophile edition of 300 copies on Arches laid paper, with each leaf numbered and signed by the composer or artist. Distinctive portfolio in white paper with reverse embossed titles. $595

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