Kreuzspiel

Kreuzspiel

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Kreuzspiel (Crossplay) is a composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen written for oboe, bass clarinet, piano and four percussionists in 1951 (it was later revised for just three percussionists, along with other changes). Stockhausen regarded Kreuzspiel as his first original composition, as opposed to the style-imitation exercises he did as part of his music studies (Stockhausen 1989, 34 & 55). According to the composer, it was influenced by Olivier Messiaen's "Mode de valeurs et d'intensit s" (1949) and Karel Goeyvaerts's Sonata for Two Pianos (1950), and is one of the earliest examples of "point" music. Kreuzspiel was premi red at the Darmst dter Internationale Ferienkurse in the summer of 1952, conducted by the composer.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Soph Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136376156
  • 9786136376158