Used; Like New/Used; Like New. A small collection of five first editions by the important twentieth-century composer, including his works Aventures and Nouvelles AventuresÂ for singers and small instrumental ensemble, published by Peters, and the orchestral works Ramifications, Kammerkonzert, and Lontano, published by Schott. These pieces represent some of the composer's most significant works on the 1960's and early 1970's. Some light wear, but overall the scores are in fine to very fine condition; details are listed below.Aventures fÃ¼r drei SÃ¤nger und sieben Instrumentalisten For three singers and seven instrumentalists. Study score. Frankfurt, London, New York: Henry Litolff's Verlag, C. F. Peters, 1964. VN -. , 29, , [Anmerkungen:] 8, [Comments:] 8, [Transcript of handwritten annotations in score â translation of footnotes in score] 34,  pp. 9 x 12 inches (23 x 30 cm).Nouvelles aventures fÃ¼r drei SÃ¤nger und sieben InstrumentalistenÂ Study score.Â Frankfurt, London, New York: Henry Litolff's Verlag, C. F. Peters,Â 1966. VNÂ 30297. 42, , [Anmerkungen:] 8, [Comments:] 8, [Transcript of handwritten annotations in score â translation of footnotes in score] 29,  pp.Â 9 x 12 inches (23 x 30 cm).Kammerkonzert fÃ¼r 13 InstrumentalistenÂ / Chamber Concerto for 13 instrumentalists (1969-1970). Study score. Mainz, London, New York: B. Schott's SÃ¶hne, 1974. VN 42920. , 106 pp. Slight corner crease, otherwise fine. 9 x 12 inches (23 x 30 cm).Lontano, fÃ¼r groÃes Orchester. Study score.Â Mainz, London, New York: B. Schott's SÃ¶hne,1969.Â VN 42 142a. 40 pp.Â 9 x 12 inches (23 x 30 cm). Some light marks to the cover, otherwise fine.Ramifications for string orchestra or 12 solo strings. Study score.Â Mainz, London, New York: B. Schott's SÃ¶hne,1970. VN 42 549a. , 62 pp. 7.5 x 10.75 inches (19 x 27.5 cm)."InÂ Lontano, as inÂ AtmosphÃ¨res,Â LigetiÂ made his music of long, slow gestures, but there was another basic element in his world, that of rapid mechanical activity. ('Clocks and clouds' he would call these two kinds of music in the title of a later work, borrowing a phrase from an essay by Karl Popper.)...Â inÂ RamificationsÂ (1968â9) he produced a work for two bodies of strings playing similar music in different tuning systems, a quarter-tone apart." (Paul Griffiths, New Grove Online.) (Inventory #: 8364)
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