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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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The orchestra has given world premieres of more than 100 works, including compositions by Jean Francaix, Frank Martin, Bohuslav Martinu, Sandor Veress, Iannis Xenakis, Krzysztof Penderecki, Klaus Huber, Peter Ruzicka and Beat Furrer.
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.
Don't miss these debut launch concerts, featuring music by Iannis Xenakis, Laurence Crane, Tom Johnson, and Gerard Pesson.
In this realm, the compositions of a long list of vocal music innovators, including Iannis Xenakis, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Kaija Saariaho (e.
Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001) was a Greek composer, music theorist, architect, and engineer known for pioneering the incorporation of mathematical models such as set theory, stochastic processes, and game theory into music as well as seeking to integrate architecture and music in various projects.
But according to Prousalidou (2006, 25), the first building brought to life in which the use of parametric systems is said to have been used are the Philips Pavilion designed by Le Corbusier and Iannis Xenakis for the Brussels World's Fair in 1958 (though without computational methods).
The Instrumental Music of Iannis Xenakis: Theory, Practice, Self-Borrowing" is a scholarly look at this unique method of composition done by Iannis Xenakis, a composer who compiled his prolific work with theoretical writings of mathematics, drawing on his dual training as musician and engineer.
Thus the Oresteia by late composer Iannis Xenakis will be staged in a public square by Carlus Padrissa, of the pyrotechnic-prone Catalan theatre group La Fura dels Baus.
And rhythms and timbres, the three African drums - the sole instruments - including us in their own intimate conversation as they progressed through the stamina-and concentration-taxing Okho by the wonderful mathematician/architect/composer Iannis Xenakis, were at the heart of this undeniably sexy piece, performed here as if by a sixhanded individual.
An example is "No-mos Gamma," a 1968 work by the Greek-French com-poser Iannis Xenakis.
Iannis Xenakis inherited somehow the dream of Varese's of a liberation of sound by creating music in which the movement of sound masses and shifting planes will be clearly perceived.
The last program of the season is May 10 and features the JACK Quartet performing works by Iannis Xenakis, John Zorn, Wolfgang Rihm and Charles Wuorinen.