Entropy

Structure, Musical [Str]  >  Formalism  ]

Entropy has roots in physics and in communications theory. More generally, entropy means a process in which order deteriorates with the passage of time. In music, entropy concerns the amount of chaos, whether composed or perceived, within one or more musical parameters at a given moment.

 

Bibliography:

English - Español - Français - Deutch - Italiano

Alphabetical order - Chronological order

XENAKIS, Iannis (1958). Auf der Suche nach einer Stochastischen Musik
XENAKIS, Iannis (1960-1961). Grundlagen einer stochastischen Musik

Top