One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The compositional style chiefly associated with the Hungarian-born composer György Ligeti (1923–2006), and characterized by multiple intricate polyphonic parts.
1970s; earliest use found in The Listener. From micro- + polyphony, after German Mikropolyphonie (apparently coined by György Ligeti).
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