Conversations with Iannis Xenakis. [Bálint András Varga] — The music of Iannis Xenakis has been called brutal and violent, but at its best it is unsurpassed in. The music of the Greek-born composer, Iannis Xenakis, has been called brutal and violent. He first In these conversations he talks about his life and music. Morton Feldman and Iannis Xenakis. In conversation. Edited by Vincent Gasseling and Michael Nieuwenhuizen. The present text is an edited transcription of a.
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Steve D rated it it was amazing Jul 06, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Alan Tofighi rated it it was amazing Jun 30, Angelina rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Awesome, inspiring and insightful. Cat rated it really liked it Mar 28, Published January 20th by Faber Faber first published December 1st Return to Book Page. In discussing the music itself, Varga and Xenakis lead the reader to a deeper understanding of the theory and aesthetic behind such key early works as “Metastatis”, “Pithoprakta”, “Eonta” and “Herma”.
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Varga notes that Xenakis’ music had gotten much simpler over the proceeding decade, reduced to block-like sonorities slowly moving in pretty ordinary rhythms. The interview is the larger one, and delves heavily into Xenakis’ biography. Marja rated it it was amazing Feb 24, James rated it it was amazing Aug 08, No trivia or quizzes yet. In these conversations he talks about his life and music. Be the first to ask a question about Conversations with Iannis Xenakis.
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One also gets an idea of how Xenakis got along with major figures of new music such as Scherchen, Boulez, Messiaen, Milhaud, Honneger, and Yuji Takahashi. Aubrey rated it it was amazing Sep 30, Daniel rated it liked it Dec 06, There are cpnversations number of excerpts from the scores here, though not always in legible reproduction.
Conversations with Iannis Xenakis
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