I know already the music I will write. But the words? I have not yet decided.
Quote by Gyorgy Ligeti
Gyorgy Ligeti Quotes
But if you go from Moscow to Budapest you think you are in Paris.
I only want to give a metaphysic for my music.
I lived under the Nazis and under the Communists.
Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said...
Yes, fractals are what I want to find in my music.
Then, after the war it was impossible to travel, after so many years of Hitler...
I write bars, for the musicians, because they have to be together.
First of all I listen to music. I like music.
When I was younger I was completely without money - when I was studying in...
I don't read such boring things. Life is too short.
Stravinsky used Mother Goose. He was influenced by Mother Goose, indirectly, but very beautifully.
I like to stay home and listen to recordings.
New York is the dream world, the center of jazz and rock.
I listen to all kinds of music - new music, old music, music of my...
For the past ten years I have had no financial problems.
People often thought Leopold Auer was Russian because he lived in St. Petersburg so long,...
In my piano concerto I developed this polyphony to much higher complexity.
Gesualdo was very important to me, I wanted to do something which corresponded to him.
Steinberg is great. I should like to meet him.
There is a wonderful Hungarian literature, especially in lyric poetry.