Articles tagged 'Stockhausen'
“I heard and saw the four string players in four helicopters flying in the air and playing…”
The product of a commission Stockhausen couldn’t accept (“The string quartet is a typical genre of the 18th century”) and a later dream, the work places the members of the Arditti String Quartet in separate airborne helicopters.
There’s nothing in the least meretricious about Karlheinz Stockhausen (but mystical most certainly and another story altogether).
A longtime staple of the Harmonia Mundi catalogue, Gregorio Paniagua’s La Folia deserves comment for its title alone.