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Stockhausen

Karlheinz . born 1928, German composer, whose avant-garde music exploits advanced serialization, electronic sounds, group improvization, and vocal and instrumental timbres and techniques. Works include Gruppen (1959) for three orchestras, Stimmung (1968) for six vocalists, and the operas Donnerstag (1980) and Freitag (1996)
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Stockhausen was introduced to the book in 1971, as was Alabama-born, Chicago-based jazz experimentalist Sun Ra (1914-1993).
The recent crop of scholarship on Karlheinz Stockhausen is turning out to be exceptionally abundant.
If the first part of the set took its cue from Stockhausen, its execution wasn't so far removed from a maqam-inspired oud improvisation -- albeit an abrupt, sharp-edged interpretation of the classical form.
Stockhausen's orchestral Gruppen and electronic Gesang der Junglinge are mentioned in every anthology of 20th-century music, yet only seldom are they heard as the composer intended them to be performed, that is, moving in space.
Ultimately, Spielberg and Stockhausen substituted locations In Poland for period East Berlin.
He discusses the idea of "German music"; the work of Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, Nikos Skalkottas, Luigi Nono, Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Boulez, Gyorgy Ligeti, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Alfred Schnittke, Hanz Werner Henze, and Wolfgang Rihm; the music of postmodern composers; multicultural phenomena in new music; nationalism and folklorism; principles of vocal composition; and the influence of Beethoven on the Schoenberg school.
The festival opens with violinist Madeleine Mitchell on Wednesday, March 12, at Powis Hall, Bangor University, and concludes on Saturday March 15 with a performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Mantra.
The occasion will be a rare performance of the 20th-century avant-garde German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Gruppen'' ("Groups'').
Beresford's article on Teilhardism brought to mind an interesting work on evolution theory done by Brandenstein-Zeppelin and Stockhausen.
Lambrecht and Hassler's presentation focused on the digital preservation of materials comprising Karlheinz Stockhausen's piece Gesang der Junglinge, specifically the development of a new method for synchronizing the tapes of electronic sounds and their matching recordings of the human voice; it was especially exciting to hear extracts of Stockhausen working with a boy soprano on mimicking the taped electronic sounds.
Infinitely creative, he plays with an innate grace that makes his performances as visually fascinating as aurally captivating, and with a reputation as a highly imaginative improviser, both his recital (which will include works by composers such as Stockhausen, Gorecki and Barber) and the Master Class (involving the participation of local music students and open to the public) will no doubt be extremely popular.
Bergman, Jr., and Yaru Shi (Evonik Stockhausen, LLC, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA).