Serge Nigg

(b. 1924)

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(b Paris, 1924).

Fr. composer. In 1945–8 studied 12‐note technique with R. Leibowitz. Later reacted against atonality and turned to more accessible idiom. Prof. of orch., Paris Cons. Works incl. symphonic poems Timour (1944), Pour un poète captif (1950); 2 pf. concs.; vn. conc.; fl. conc.; vn. sonata; 3 pf. sonatas; Jérôme Bosch Symphony (1960); Mirrors for William Blake, pf., orch. (1978); str. qt. (1982); Du clair au sombre, song‐cycle, sop., chamber orch. (1986); Poème pour orchestre (1989); Deux images de nuit, pf. (1999); vn. conc. No.2 (2001).

Subjects: Music.

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