Stockhausen, Karlheinz

1962

The Concept of Unity in Electronic Music

Perspectives of New Music, Vol. 1, No 1. Princeton: Princeton University Press: 39-48.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Analysis Structural Analysis Timbre Electronic Music

Abstract:

The composer discusses the correlation of timbre, pitch, intensity and duration in the early years of electronic music. He presents examples from his work Kontakte to demonstrate his concept of unified musical time and its perceptual categories (colour, harmony and melody, metre and rhythm, dynamics, and form).

All references of the same author:

(Deutsch)

Stockhausen, Karlheinz (1974). Die Zukunft der elektroakustischen Apparaturen in der Musik'. Zusammenfassung eines Vortrages auf der 9. Tonmeistertagung 1972 in Köln

(English)

Stockhausen, Karlheinz (1974). Die Zukunft der elektroakustischen Apparaturen in der Musik (The future of electronic apparatus in music)
Stockhausen, Karlheinz (1988). Musique électronique et musique instrumentale
Stockhausen, Karlheinz (1996). Electroacoustic Performance Practice

(Français)

Stockhausen, Karlheinz (1988). Musique électronique et musique instrumentale