Xenakis


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Xenakis

Yannis . 1922--2001, Greek composer and musical theorist, born in Romania: later a French citizen. He was noted for his use of computers in composition: his works include ST/10-1, 080262 (1962) and Dox-orkh (1991)
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Iannis, Xenakis, Musiques Formelles, nouveaux principes formels de composition musicale, La Revue Musicale, double numero special 253-4 (1963) (out of print).
Ahi Xenakis trama, mediante glissandi en un continuo muy intenso de la cuerda, una densa marana sonica (o madeja luminosa acustica si se prefiere), de gran tension dramatica.
Zervanos lists more than sixty composers in the survey, yet only Theodorakis and Xenakis have international reputations.
Splendid Apparel" includes a dozen example embroidery stitches and a library of more than 50 textured knit patterns, and the swatches (photographed by Alexis Xenakis both as they come off the knitting needles and after embroidery is added) and clearly show the transformations and provide springboards for further experimentation.
That led to this piece being in four sections, based on those concepts, while reflecting his musical ideas and composers he enjoys: John Cage, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and David Lang.
Many of the composers on Cybernetic Serendipity Music could boast of a dual background in music and science: Lejaren Hiller had been a chemist at DuPont, Wilhelm Fucks was a physicist, and Iannis Xenakis was a civil engineer and architect, while Peter Zinovieff cofounded the Electronic Music Studios company (best known for its VCS3 synthesizer, a staple of the 1970s European prog-rock scene).
Channel Rose will feature a new saxophone percussion duet composed especially by Bowden for the production alongside music by Graham Fitkin, Andy Scott, John Woolrich and Iannis Xenakis.
Circa the mid twentieth century, Milton Babbitt, Pierre Boulez, Iannis Xenakis, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and others wrote music that seemed to be extraordinarily difficult even after many listening and playing sessions.
Amazingly, the group sang the Ohana and Xenakis pieces from memory and conductor Denis Gautheyrie also led the latter work without a score.
Stephen Xenakis, a retired brigadier-general and army medical corps officer, told RT that he fears that some detainees may die in the next few weeks.
Xenakis matters; contexts, processes, applications.
A risible publicity blurb invokes Xenakis and Prince but none of the nine works on this disc resemble either the Greek's rebarbative doodling or the yearning eroticism of Minneapolis's pop poseur.