An Instructional Guide to Teaching Kurtág’s Játékok Volume I to. Beginning and Intermediate Piano Students. Doctor of Musical Arts (Performance), May György Kurtág, Marta Kurtág – Kurtág: Játékok – Music. Játékok is a joyously sprawling collection of tiny piano pieces that György Kurtág has been writing since the s. The music darts in all.

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No less touching is the uncertainty of both players when deciding how to go about an encore, resulting in a hasty leafing through discarded score-pages to locate desired items — in this instance, a bell-permeated homage to Stravinsky and two Bach transcriptions.

Thus, this series does not provide a tutor, nor does it simply stand as a collection of pieces. This page was last edited on 2 Augustat Some of the pieces are a matter of a few notes, others hammer the keyboard in percussive strokes, some pieces are homages to Marta and are played by the dedicatee alone.

Some pieces are less than a minute long. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Grady Harp, September See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Price.

Views Read Edit View history. A couple in their mids, married for 65 years, play the piano. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. See All Buying Options. BO8 Average Customer Review: Details of each piece are provided on the fold-out digipack but there is nothing on the actual music here or on the DVD.


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Kurtag’s piano pieces, each dedicated to a friend or hero, are like miniature musical portraits composed by a master artist. We should trust the picture of the printed notes and let it exert its influence upon us. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Have one to sell? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. We should make use of all that we know and remember of free declamation, folk-music parlando-rubato, of Gregorian chant and of all that improvisational musical practice has ever brought forth.

If you are open to it, the devastating poetry of Stele can sear itself on your soul. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Showing of 6 reviews. He started with a few ideas set out in the foreword to the first four volumes:. 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.

Thus this series does not provide a tutor, nor does it simply stand as a collection of pieces. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. In the middle of the music’s desperate violence, there is a sudden kurtqg of strange stillness, a sound made by six flutes, a tuba, and a piano.

They even look alike, with their glasses and short grey hair, their posture at the piano. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This is one of the finest CDs of contemporary piano music I have ever heard. One person found this helpful. This is music that grapples, as much as music ever can, with the Big Problems. Even so, this is without doubt as fitting a way into this music, played by its most dedicated exponents, as one could wish. This is a satisfying program in every way. See offer for details. Playing – is just playing.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. 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 the clumsy groping for keys and the counting of rhythms – all these rather vague ideas lay at the outset of the creation of this collection.

Please try again later. This music is spare and fleeting, but colorful in its own way, colorful in what it suggestively points to rather than by what it figuratively represents.

Kurtág: Játékok review – stark and beautiful, but where’s the wit?

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Customers who bought this item also bought. Their arms criss-cross, as if their four hands make a single composite player; their gestures, their open-mouthed wonder at and commitment to the music a sequence of pieces by the husband, and transcriptions of Bachand their smiles to each other, are touchingly similar.

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