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Ciccioragazzi rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Preview — Formalized Music by Iannis Denakis. But as a composer there are no techniques outlined here that I can use. At that time I was working on a composition for entirely different forces and with a totally different disposition of the material; I could see no relationship, as regards either content or form, between the sound world of the two concepts.

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Charles rated it really liked it Sep 04, This tremendous truth is not made of objects, emotions, or sensations; it is beyond these, as Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony is beyond music. I was perturbed, this time I made notes, and tried to define the elusive time element of the imaginary music in terms of concrete tempi.

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IMO, Xenakis has upped the ante for human intelligence so mussic that humanity shd be proud that he even existed. It is possible to produce ruled surfaces by drawing the glissandi as straight lines.

Thus I believe that on this occasion music and architecture found an intimate connection. The martingale betting at Monte Carlo and the procession of suicides should convince anyone of this.

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Nine nights later, however, the dream performance was repeated, with the same clarity of detail as before. I did not want to give up work on the piece on which I was already engaged in order to bring a dream to formaoized. Paperbackpages. Miguel Cardoso rated it it was amazing Jul 20, In the name of a “scheme” the problem of choice is betrayed, and it is the interpreter who is promoted to the rank of composer by the composer himself. Latin for “out of nothing”] has not used, for want of time or capacity, the most advanced aspects of philosophical and scientific thought.


Now I’m listening to “Orient-Occident” The music I love is all produced by strong personalities, driven by their own personal philosophy. Take the 1st paragraph of this caption for illustration B: Four hundred loudspeakers, lining the interior of the shell, were required to fill up the space with the sonic scintillations of Concret P-H and to effect a common emanation from architecture and music, conceived as an foralized Pruston rated it really liked it Sep 18, Jack rated it liked it Mar 04, John Fox rated it it was amazing Sep 20, It must aim through fixations which are landmarks to draw towards a total exaltation in which the individual mingles, losing his consciousness in a truth immediate, rare, enormous, and perfect.

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