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Stockhausen

(German ˈʃtɔkhauzən)
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(Biography) Karlheinz (karlˈhaints). 1928–2007, German composer, whose avant-garde music exploits advanced serialization, electronic sounds, group improvisation, 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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The recent crop of scholarship on Karlheinz Stockhausen is turning out to be exceptionally abundant.
Czukay, a one-time student of composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, co-founded Can in 1968.
Links to key figures from the world of music will include Sir Walter Parratt, Master of the Queen's Music, the Sex Pistols whose last UK performance was held in the town, and international giants of contemporary music, including Cage, Stockhausen and Boulez.
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 won the Oscar last year for his work on Wes Anderson's frothy period fantasy "The Grand Budapest Hotel," and he returned to Eastern Europe for Steven Spielberg's fact-based Cold War spy drama, "Bridge of Spies," which Is set In Berlin and New York.
Ray Doug Greenwell took the long handicap (93), while Jack Stockhausen (89) won the medium handicap and Tim Doyle won the short handicap (96).
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.
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.
Beresford's article on Teilhardism brought to mind an interesting work on evolution theory done by Brandenstein-Zeppelin and Stockhausen.
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.
and Yaru Shi (Evonik Stockhausen, LLC, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA).
When, five days after the tragedy, Karlheinz Stockhausen mused that it was "the greatest work of art imaginable," most of us recoiled.