Conversations with Iannis Xenakis. [Bálint András Varga] — The music of Iannis Xenakis has been called brutal and violent, but at its best it is unsurpassed in. The music of the Greek-born composer, Iannis Xenakis, has been called brutal and violent. He first In these conversations he talks about his life and music. Morton Feldman and Iannis Xenakis. In conversation. Edited by Vincent Gasseling and Michael Nieuwenhuizen. The present text is an edited transcription of a.
|Published (Last):||8 October 2009|
|PDF File Size:||12.96 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||19.34 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
James rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Bea Kwan rated it it was amazing Nov 30, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Interviews – Iannis Xenakis
Julio rated it really liked it Oct 13, Damian Rees rated it really liked it Jul 16, May 12, Christopher rated it really liked it. Varga notes that Xenakis’ music had gotten much simpler over the proceeding decade, reduced to block-like xenakid slowly moving in pretty ordinary rhythms. Published January 20th by Faber Faber first published December 1st Buffy rated it it was amazing Nov 18, In the interview, Xenakis seems much less passionate.
The composer recounts his upbringing in Romania and Greece, his student activism during World War II and his escape to France, and his life as both composer and architect. There are a number of excerpts from the scores here, though not always in legible reproduction.
Jakob Glock rated it really liked it Dec 09, In discussing the music itself, Varga and Xenakis lead the reader to a deeper understanding of the theory and aesthetic behind such key early works as “Metastatis”, “Pithoprakta”, “Eonta” and “Herma”. Federico Balducci rated it it was amazing Apr 28, Andrew Cardona rated it really liked it May 05, Raub rated it liked it Jan 25, Deniz Yenihayat rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Xenakis provides a defense of his latest music, but the question of whether his soundworld changed due to his increasing senility is still up in the air.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Thanks for telling us about the problem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Open Preview See a Problem? Adjran rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Conversations with Iannis Xenakis
Marja rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Anyla rated it it was amazing Nov 02, Namrirru rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Chris Gunnell rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Mar 11, Beefheartfan rated it it was amazing. The interview is the larger one, and delves heavily into Xenakis’ biography.
In these conversations he talks wkth his life and music.
Nickkk rated it it was amazing Oct 06, He first studied as an architect, but then turned to composition and put to musical use his knowledge of higher mathematics.
Daniel rated it liked it Dec 06, Comments are conversatoins limited to his general aesthetic. Shannon rated it liked it Jan 21, Steven rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Fans of the composer should seek it out, though it seems to be rather out of print. Cat rated it wlth liked it Mar 28, No trivia or quizzes yet.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Steve D rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Aubrey rated it it was amazing Sep 30, Angelina rated it it was amazing Dec 14, The music of the Greek-born composer, Iannis Xenakis, has been called brutal and violent.
Lists with This Book. To ask other readers questions about Conversations with Iannis Xenakisplease sign up.
Interviews – V … Z
iannie Dan Bennett rated it it was amazing Jul 20, Awesome, inspiring and insightful. Refresh and try again. One also gets an idea of how Xenakis got along with major figures of new music such as Scherchen, Boulez, Messiaen, Milhaud, Honneger, and Yuji Takahashi. Be the first to ask a question about Conversations with Iannis Xenakis. Return to Book Page.