Angels in America resonates 25 yrs later as
The Asian AgeAngels in America resonates 25 yrs later as play, operaThe Asian AgeA student of Karlheinz Stockhausen, Eotvos composed Angels with speech morphing into song, syncopating percussion and electronic keyboards. The opera was given its world premiere at the Chatalet in 2004 with Barbara Hendricks and Julia Migenes.
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 6:12 pm
Death of a Stockhausen authority - Slipped
Slipped DiscDeath of a Stockhausen authoritySlipped DiscRichard Toop, former teaching assistant to Karlheinz Stockhausen and latterly professor at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, has died at 71 after a long illness. Richard was a fine writer about music – I commissioned his biography of Ligeti for the ...and more »
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 5:04 am
Pionier, grondlegger, visionair, megalomaan
Pionier, grondlegger, visionair, megalomaan - NRCNRCHet Holland Festival voert drie werken van hem op. Bewonderaars en kenners over waarom je Karlheinz Stockhausen écht niet mag missen. Joep Christenhusz.and more »
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 8:01 am
An electronic ambience - The Hindu
The HinduAn electronic ambienceThe HinduFifty years ago, the pastiche of sounds and stories that Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band streamed through the ambient electronic silence—which Paul McCartney referenced from John Cage and Karlheinz Stockhausen—was the first shot fired in this ...
Posted on 18 June 2017 | 9:07 pm
The Most Intimate Symbol: Jan Swafford on
lareviewofbooksThe Most Intimate Symbol: Jan Swafford on Classical MusiclareviewofbooksIn my early 20s, I imagined a choral piece based on vowels and their connection to the names of gods — which came to pass, not in a piece of mine but in Karlheinz Stockhausen's Stimmung, which I'd never heard. It was an idea in the air. So again, the ...
Posted on 17 June 2017 | 10:07 am
Cosmic performance from observatory balcony
Instead of using the public telescopes to observe Mars, a group of musicians will perform legendary German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen's tribute to the red planet from the observatory's balcony for listeners below. Eponymous north east group Mars in ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:29 pm
Interview with Heather McIntosh
A deep love of artists like the Beatles and the beach boys along with equal love of electronic music composers like Karlheinz Stockhausen and Pierre Henry inform our approach to sound, but in a home studio kind of way. I still multi track extensively and ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 5:34 pm
Why 'The Quay Brothers in 35mm' is One of
The short is set to a nightmarish score by Karlheinz Stockhausen and uses impressionistic black-and-white imagery to tell the story of a woman trapped inside an insane asylum. Joining Nolan for a post-screening discussion, the Quay Brothers talked about ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 4:42 am
The Quay Brothers: a nightmarish inspiration
In Absentia was a BBC commission for a series called Sound on Film. Avant-garde composer Karlheinz Stockhausen recorded a piece of music that the brothers were tasked to incorporate into a 20-minute short. (Other pairings in the series included Nicolas ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:05 am
Zeitgeist Films And Syncopy Begin Tour Of
Teaming up with avant-garde composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, the film is set in an asylum, and tells the story of a woman who seems to be unable to get out of her what she wants to write in a letter, as her pencil continues to break. Shot in black and white ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:00 pm