One of the basic ideas behind the piece is that all 10 instruments are initially introduced on an equal footing with punctiform individual tones. Karlheinz stockhausen tierkreis arranged for guitar. Since 1991, a complete edition of all recordings in which karlheinz stockhausen has personally participated is being released on compact discs. Despite its name, the building is not actually a castle at all, but rather was a manor house built in 1830 by a local businessman named arend. Stockhausen was 23 years old when he composed this piece, scoring it for oboe, bass clarinet, piano and three percussionists. Find karlheinz stockhausen discography, albums and singles on allmusic. Karlheinz stockhausen album collection 128 kbps mp3. Born in a small village outside of cologne, germany, in 1928, karlheinz stockhausen became a giant of 20th century composition. Kontrapunkte is a composition for ten instruments by karlheinz stockhausen which resolves contrasts among six instrumental timbres, as well as extremes of. Find karlheinz stockhausen discography, albums and singles on allmusic allmusic. In 1973, stockhausen toured and recorded with the london sinfonietta, producing this album, which contains kreuzspiel, kontra punkte, zeitmasse and adieu. Karlheinz stockhausens 19521953 piece kontrapunkte for 10 instruments is one of the key works of serial composition.
The original instrumentation for this piece was piano and 3 x 2 timpani, i. Stockhausen was born in burg modrath, the castle of the village of modrath. Bruno maderna from the album the new music penderecki, stockhausen, brown. Punkte originated as a punctual orchestral work which was begun in september in hamburg and had reached a firstdraft stage by 30 september. He is known for his groundbreaking work in electronic music, aleatory controlled chance in serial composition, and musical.
Karlheinz stockhausens 19521953 komponierte kontrapunkte fur 10 instrumente gelten als schlusselwerk serieller kompositionstechnik. At this point in time, the chamber composition now known as kontrapunkte with a. Before this allstockhausen release, there were four recordings of refrain, two of kontrapunkte, and one each of the schlagtrio and zeitmasze, and this 2009 wergo disc, performed by the ensemble recherche, adds one more version of each work. The top 100 alternative albums of the 1960s by spin staff. Music profile for karlheinz stockhausen, born 22 august 1928. History and analysis john smalley, 2000 gesangs genesis sometime near the end of 1954, the devoutly catholic composer karlheinz stockhausen began work on a mass for electronic sounds, which he intended to debut in cologne cathedral. Environmental education resources to commemorate earth days 50th anniversary. For the 18 th year, the music of karlheinz stockhausen will be the focal point of nine days of concerts, interpretation courses, seminars, lectures and discussions. Punkte points is an orchestral composition by karlheinz stockhausen, given the work number.
Karlheinz stockhausen 19282007 composed 376 individually performable. Momente, for soprano solo, four choral groups and instrumentalists, is one of karlheinz stockhausens greatest achievements. Kontakte, for piano, percussion and electronic sounds play streams in full or download mp3 from classical archives, the largest and best organized classical music site on the web. Memes and other lowcontent posts about classical music and composers should be submitted to rclassicalmemes such posts made here will be removed offtopic submissions will be removed. Kontrapunkte counterpoints, or againstpoints is a composition for ten instruments by karlheinz stockhausen which resolves contrasts among six instrumental timbres, as well as extremes of note values and dynamic levels, into a homogeneous ending texture. The general sequence in kontrapunkte ends up as groups of notes alternating with points of notes, while instruments drop out one by one until only a piano solo remains. In fact stockhausen was even breaking from 20th century serial music concepts by. Bits of robert fripp in there as well, to my ears gratefulshrink. Download karlheinz stockhausen album collection 128 kbps mp3 torrent or any other torrent from audio music direct download via magnet link. A selection of different works performed with the london sinfonietta using experimental microphone and speaker placements. Etude 1952 pierwszy elektroniczny eksperyment stockhausena to niewiele dluzszy od trzech minut strzep muzyki, przez wiele lat zapomniany przez wszystkich wlacznie z kompozytorem.
Karlheinz stockhausen, rupert huber, ensemble recherche kontrapunkte refrain zeitmasze. Each cd in this series is identified by stockhausens signature followed by an encircled number. Stockhausen kontrapunkte fur 10 instrumente universal edition. Karlheinz stockhausens music, works and history of the famous 20th century composer. Pdf the center of attention for this article is the landmark composition in the musical output of karlheinz stockhausen namely. Karlheinz stockhausen music, videos, stats, and photos. The work did not receive the title by which it is known today until much later, however. It all works not easily classifiable, which is a good thing. Kreuzspiel for oboe, bass clarinet, piano and 3 percussionists, composed in 1951. Stockhausen kontrapunkte for 10 instruments universal edition. Remote work advice from the largest allremote company.
Kontrapunkte fur zehn instrumente 19523 1151 the ten instruments of the ensemble form five highlow pairs. Kontakte, for piano, percussion and electronic sounds. In 1973, stockhausen toured and recorded with the london sinfonietta, producing this album, which contains kreuzspiel, kontrapunkte, zeitmasse and adieu. It was the second of seven concerts with introductions by. The contents of this post come not from a stockhausen verlag cd, but are needledropped from the original deutsche grammophon lp. Formula 1981 a short work by karlheinz stockhausen for solo bassethorn. Media in category karlheinz stockhausen the following 38 files are in this category, out of 38 total. Analysis and appreciation of kontrapunkte counterpoints, karlheinz stockhausens. When submitting a link to a performance, please state the title and composer, and ideally the names of the performers. They are stupendous performances, which are not only played with supreme virtuosity, but interpreted with infinite understanding. Whether youre a musician, a newbie, a composer or a listener, welcome. Narrative of events based partly on stockhausen dvd lecture.
I listen to kontrapunkte from 195253, and though the musical shape and form differs a lot from masters of earlier periods, the inner clarity and the outer radiation apparent in this early stockhausen piece is of the kind we also find in some of beethovens piano sonatas, maybe as theyre played by wilhelm backhaus, and in the keyboard works of johann sebastian bach, for example the. Kontrapunkte introduction to a concert on 22 august 1992 at the mozartsaal of the alte oper in frankfurt, where the ensemble modern performed kontrapunkte conducted by stockhausen. Klein even includes here quite interestingly items in his galaxyian ouevre you would never usually encounter, like a reading of an early sixties process work plusminus, here you need to make your own score to perform from, from stockhausensks graphic score with instructions, you can even utilize electronics to render the other. Kontrapunkte for ensemble abbaye of royaumont, 10th of september 2011 ensemble linea jeanphilippe. Kenntlich gemacht ist jede cdausgabe durch stockhausens signatur mit einer laufenden nummer im kreis. Karlheinz stockhausen august 22, 1928 december 5, 2007 was a german composer, widely acknowledged by critics as one of the most important but also controversial composers of the 20th and early 21st centuries. Each cd in this series is identified by stockhausen s signature followed by an encircled number. The village, located near kerpen in the cologne region, was displaced in 1956 to make way for lignite strip mining, but the castle itself still stands. The numbers indicate the general historical order of the works. His prolific catalog includes 35 works for orchestra, 46 for choir and 200 works of electronic music, while his life and influence encompassed several progressive musical movements, including total serialism, electronic music, spatial music, chance music and even. Avantgarde karlheinz stockhausen kontrapunkte zeitmasze stop adieu perf. Kontrapunkte for ensemble abbaye of royaumont, 10th of september 2011 ensemble linea jeanphilippe wurtz, conductor keiko murakami, flute boglarcka pecze, clarinet andrea.
Shop for vinyl, cds and more from karlheinz stockhausen at the discogs. Karlheinz stockhausen, rupert huber, ensemble recherche. Karlheinz stockhausen 19282007 was a seminal figure in. In 1974 stockhausen revived the dormant piece and renotated the score, in as much as he reduced the number of timpani players to just two, but each playing three timpani instead of just two, as was the case in the first version, while at the same time he simplified the stroke types, and.979 1498 1325 1031 827 88 1165 497 86 1210 668 103 134 1328 694 40 1300 131 44 1417 396 849 1493 1214 976 1523 523 1458 407 703 891 1105 1417 54 575 216 526