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Conversations with Iannis Xenakis

Bálint András Varga (Author, Interviewer)
The music of Iannis Xenakis has been called brutal and violent, but at its best it is unsurpassed in power and impact. His innovations in musical technique and language have had a huge influence on 20th century music
Print Book, English, 1996
Faber and Faber, London, 1996
255 pages : music ; 22 cm
9780571179596, 0571179592
Conversations, 1980. Biography ; Interludium (confession) ; Roots ; The compositions
a preliminary ; Theories
compositions ; On space, ballets, incidental music, vocal works and games ; Tape music, Polytope-diatope ; EMAmu/CEMAmu ; On teaching ; On the role of art ; On immortality, intelligence, concentration and other subjects
Conversations, 1989. Impressions and comments ; Aïs I ; Aïs II (Cogito ergo sum) ; From Serment to Taurhiphanie ; UPIC ; Theories ; Form and shapes ; Space and acoustics ; The composer and society