The Haus That Karlheinz Built: Composition, Authority, and Control at the 1968 Darmstadt Ferienkurse

Iddon, Martin
March 2004
Musical Quarterly;Spring2004, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p87
Academic Journal
Discusses the efforts of musician Karlheinz Stockhausen to run the second of his two composition studios at Darmstadt, Germany on August 9-25, 2004. Description of the "pre-courses" as the first full-scale occasions on which the act of composition itself was formally undertaken within the boundaries of the courses; Culmination of the course with a "group composition"; Use of various forms of graphic notation.


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