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Stefan Lischewski rated it it was amazing Aug 26, From the point of view of the composer there is no interest. The full review can be accessed here: The martingale betting at Monte Carlo and the procession of suicides should convince anyone of this. I would like to pose a question: Kasper S rated it it was amazing Nov 29, Preview — Formalized Music by Iannis Xenakis. I was perturbed, this time I made notes, and tried to define the elusive time element of the imaginary music in terms of concrete tempi.


This is much more my approach. It must aim through fixations which are landmarks to draw towards a total exaltation in which the individual mingles, losing his consciousness in a truth immediate, rare, enormous, and perfect.

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Matthew Doyle rated it it was amazing Jan 13, I was still able to remember all the particulars, above all – naturally – the fact that the two cellists were placed near the front of the formalzed on either side, with the percussion player between them as “umpire”. If 10 stars were an available rating, I’d give this an Paperbackpages. But the escalade is started and others will certainly enlarge and extend the new thesis.

The straight directrix of a passes through a second peak and is joined by an arc to the directrix of d.

Nathan rated it it was amazing May 24, Dieuwertje rated it liked it Mar 29, No trivia or quizzes yet. Feb 03, Stuart rated it liked it Shelves: From Xenakis’ “Preface to Musiques Formelles “: I stress the word ” competitive ” xenaois the above – but not all games are competitive.


But as a composer there are no techniques outlined here that I can use. On the following morning I realized that the dream had been repeated yet again.

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