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Four Criteria of Electronic Music (KONTAKTE) Part 1 1972 →


imageLecture 5 - Four Criteria of Electronic Music (KONTAKTE), Part 1 (1972)

"New means change the method. New methods change the experience and new experiences change man, in particular in the field ofmusic because the sound waves penetrate very deep into the molecular and atomic layers of ourselves

Whenever we hear sounds, we are changed, we are no longer the same after having heard certain sounds, and this is more the case when we hear organised sound, organised by another human being - music.”

Karlheinz Stockhausen, lecture given at the Oxford Union on May 6th 1972.

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