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You need three or five hands to play Ligeti.

You need three or five hands to play Ligeti.

If I belong to a tradition, it is a tradition that makes the masterpiece tell the performer what to do, and not the performer telling the piece what it should be like, or the composer what he ought to have composed. ---->>>


Nationality: Austrian
Born: 01-05, 1931
Birthplace: in Wiesenberg (now Loučná nad Desnou), Czech Republic
Occupation: Musician

Alfred Brendel KBE (born 5 January 1931) is an Austrian pianist, poet and author, known particularly for his performances of Mozart, Schubert, Schoenberg, and especially Beethoven.(wikipedia)