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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Marja rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Published January 20th by Faber Faber first published December 1st Want to Read saving…. Damian Rees rated it really liked it Jul 16, There are a number of excerpts from the scores here, though not always in legible reproduction.
Anyla rated it it was amazing Nov 02, Namrirru rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Cat rated it really liked it Mar 28, Buffy rated it it was amazing Nov 18, In the interview, Xenakis seems much less passionate.
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The composer recounts his upbringing in Xenkais and Greece, his student activism during World War II and his escape to France, and his life as both composer and architect. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. James rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Be the first to ask a question about Conversations with Iannis Xenakis. He first studied as an architect, but then turned to composition and put to musical use his knowledge of higher mathematics.
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Open Preview See a Problem? 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.
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