György Kurtág’s Játékok (Games) for piano. What are people’s thoughts about these miniatures? Right now the only recording I have is of the. The idea of composing ‘Games’ was suggested by children playing spontaneously, children for whom the piano still means a toy. They experiment with it, caress. Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Játékok (Games), for piano, in 8 on AllMusic. György Kurtág.

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Jatekok Vol.1 Games I – György Kurtág

Sexy Trippy All Moods. It is not common for an artist to be able to generate this sort of journal, which not only specifies his concern of the day, but also works with it until a solution or an illumination of the issue is at hand. Then it becomes art. Let us tackle bravely even the most difficult task without being afraid of making mistakes: He became a Hungarian citizen inafter moving to Budapest in The string quartet he composed in after his return to Budapest marks this crucial turning point; he refers to this piece as his Opus 1.

Pleasure in playing, the joy of movement – daring and if need be fast movement over the entire keyboard right from the first lessons instead of clumsy groping for keys and the counting of rhythms – all these rather vague ideas lay at the outset of the creation of this collection.


AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Since the early s, he has worked abroad with increasing frequency: The graphic picture conveys an idea about the arrangement in time of even the most free pieces.

Its intimacy exists in the language of the composer, making it a pure portrait of the motions of the artist’s imagination. Troussova for soprano and chamber ensemblewhich had its premiere in Paris in It requires a great deal of freedom and initiative from the performer.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Introspection Late Night Partying. On no account should the written image be taken seriously but the written image must be taken extremely seriously as regards the musical process, the quality of sound and silence.

Streams Videos All Posts. As well, the many small movements represent an informal musical diary of what concerned the composer at the time.

We should trust the picture of the printed notes and let is gmes its influence upon us. Archived from the original on 24 July By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved from ” https: Kafka-Fragmentsfor instance, is an approximately minute song cycle for soprano and solo violin made up of 40 short movements, setting extracts from Franz Kafka ‘s writings, diaries, and letters. Often, these pieces will feature dedications. Playing – is just playing. They pile up seemingly disconnected sounds, and if this happens to arouse their musical instinct they look consciously for some of the harmonies found by chance and keep repeating them.


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György Kurtág – Wikipedia

The idea of composing ‘Games’ was suggested by children playing spontaneously, children for whom the piano still means a toy. The styles, and in some cases works, of StravinskyWolff, Domenico Scarlattiand others have become indentured in the project.

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Játékok (Games), for piano, in 8 volumes

Thus this series does not provide a tutor, nor does it simply stand as a collection of pieces. Ernst von Siemens Music Prize. He dedicated it to his therapist, Stein.

The composer’s worldview becomes more laid out for his audience as the project grows.