In an interview given to Ulrich Dibelius in , György Ligeti virtually excluded ” Hungarian Rock” and “Passacaglia ungherese” from his oeuvre, stating that the. Sheet Music – £ – Hungarian Rock by György Ligeti, a chaconne dedicated to Elisabeth Chojnacka for harpsichord. Premiered 20 May, in Köln, WDR. Hungarian Rock (Chaconne) Lyrics: Instrumental. Hungarian Rock (Chaconne) . György Ligeti Written By György Ligeti. Release Date January 1,
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Tags pastiche composers gyorgy ligeti national identity hungarian music harpsichord music. The motive first appears based on the second holding of the ostinato bass.
Tempos of rock pieces were quite fast when rock appeared, because it was separate from popular dance music. I will show what the rock features are, what the chaconne features are, and what features can be considered the features of both rock and chaconne.
Measures — The diad G—B most of the time is harmonized as G major with D in the melody. Sometimes there is B in the melody, which can be interpreted as B major dominant.
One of the features of rock music is that performers usually improvise, and hungaroan is appreciated if a performer is able to play virtuoso passages 8. There are different reasons for dissonance. Harpsichord is a plucked keyboard instrument. Magyar ZeneVol.
Blue — shows when the melodic note builds the chord.
Log In Sign Up. One can see the way in which Ligeti colors the ostinato bass with the different harmonies by the melody notes. Ligeti marks that the duration of the coda is about one and a half minutes out of five minutes of the duration of the piece.
The triad F—A—C can be harmonized as F major or D minor and once is used with B diminished triad in the upper line of the score.
I would like to research how Ligeti combined the genre hnugarian chaconne and the style rofk rock all together. But Ligeti’s melodies do not so much imitate specific folk songs as abstract melodic types. Introspection Late Night Partying. Censors would check the music for any anti-governmental ideas.
There is the motive in the beginning, which consists of 8 notes, which are all D See Ex. A “chaconne” is a particular variation form, in which a chord pattern is repeated while variations on it are played simultaneously.
In both works, elements of Hungarian folk music are mixed with distant musical styles and idioms the chaconne and passacaglia tradition, elements of jazz and rock, Balkan and Caribbean rhythms.
The triad F—Ab—Db is harmonized as Db major in the hungarain part of the piece more frequently and as Bb minor in the second part of the hungarrian more frequently. Later on, more and more notes appear, based on the smooth changes of the theme with the adding of G, A, and F in the third holding of ostinato bass and complex fast passages or chord progressions in the end of the piece.
Each measure, except those in the coda, is divided into five parts according to the ostinato chord progression rhythm. The chaconne was a popular dance and song in the 16th and 17th centuries and was considered immoral popular music at that time.
For example, if there is G in the bottom line, it is written as Ab in the upper line. Green hhungarian are shown, when the melody doubles any note from the chord in the bass. In the beginning there is no third major or minor scale step up to measure 36then there is an unclear part with major — minor — major one by one.
Sometimes dissonance appears when there is a delay in the melody or when the melody notes go in advance, before the change of the chord in the bass uungarian. Measures 63 — The work, lasting about five minutes, is in a two-part form. In the last section measures — mostly major is used. The second part ceases the rhythmic idea, and serenely presents a chord progression. This rhythm stays the same for measures up to the coda of the piece. It is quite frequently also that the notes in the melody are written differently than in the bass line See Ex.
Eb and Cwhich make the chord sound unusual, often appear in the melodic line. Rock in Hungary was prohibited since its beginning in s 1. First of all, the instrument goes nicely with both the chaconne genre and the rock style. Green color shows melodic notes which double one of the note from the chord.