List of compositions by György Ligeti

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This is a list of compositions by György Ligeti.

Orchestral[edit]

Concertos[edit]

Works for string orchestra[edit]

  • Ramifications (1968–69), for string orchestra or 12 solo strings

Works for chamber orchestra[edit]

  • Fragment (1961)
  • Chamber Concerto, for 13 instrumentalists (1969–70)

Works for full orchestra[edit]

  • Concert românesc (1951)
  • Apparitions (1958–59)
  • Atmosphères (1961)
  • Lontano (1967)
  • Melodien (1971)
  • San Francisco Polyphony (1973–74)

Chamber/Instrumental[edit]

Works for string quartet[edit]

Works for string duet[edit]

Sonatas for a solo instrument[edit]

Works for wind quintet[edit]

Others[edit]

Keyboard[edit]

Works for solo piano[edit]

Works for piano four-hands[edit]

  • Induló (March) (1942)
  • Polifón etüd (Polyphonic Étude) (1943)
  • Allegro (1943)
  • Három lakodalmi tánc (Three Wedding Dances) (1950)
  • Sonatina (1950)

Works for two pianos[edit]

  • Three Pieces for Two Pianos (1976)

Works for harpsichord[edit]

  • Continuum (1968)
  • Passacaglia ungherese (1978)
  • Hungarian Rock (Chaconne) (1978)

Works for organ[edit]

Adaptions for player piano[edit]

  • From Études pour piano, Book 2:
    • No. VII: Galamb borong (1988) (adapted for two Player Pianos)
    • No. IX: Vertige (1990)
    • No. X: Der Zauberlehrling (1994)
    • No. XI: En suspens (1994)
    • No. XIII: L'escalier du diable (1993)
    • No. XIVa: Coloana fără sfârşit (original version for Player Piano) (1993)
  • Continuum (1970) (adapted for two Player Pianos)

Adaptions for barrel organ[edit]

  • Capriccio nº 1 & nº 2 (1947)
  • Invention (1948)
  • Continuum (1970)
  • Hungarian Rock (Chaconne) (1978)

Vocal[edit]

Works for chorus[edit]

Songs[edit]

  • Három Weöres-dal (Three Weöres Songs), voice and piano (1946–47)
  • Négy lakodalmi tánc (Adaptions of Hungarian Folksongs), two sopranos, mezzo-soprano and piano
  • Öt Arany-dal (Five Arany Songs), voice and piano (1952)
  • Der Sommer, voice and piano (1989)
  • Síppal, dobbal, nádihegedűvel (With Pipes, Drums, Fiddles) (2000)

Works for instrumentalists and singers[edit]

  • Aventures (1962)
  • Nouvelles Aventures (1962–65)
  • Requiem, for soprano and mezzo-soprano solo, mixed chorus and orchestra (1963–65)
  • Clocks and Clouds, for 12 female voices and orchestra (1973)

Opera[edit]

Electronic[edit]

  • Glissandi (1957)
  • Artikulation (1958)
  • Pièce électronique no. 3 (1957–58, not realized until 1996)

Miscellaneous[edit]

External links[edit]