[PD] RIP Stockhausen

Yvan Vander Sanden yvan at youngmusic.org
Mon Dec 10 22:41:32 CET 2007

Andy Farnell wrote:
> Of course he will always be remembered as an avant garde composer,
> but much of Stockhausens greatness is missed by artists who saw him as
> a pseudo-scientist and scientists who dismissed him as an artist.
> He was both at different times. A lack of rigor and precise voclabulary
> hides his contribution to psychoacoustics, he basically provided
> experimental support to Gabors theories, yet he is not mentioned once
> in critcal textbooks like McAdams and Bigand.
And of coruse we must not forget he came from sirius to explain us all 
that :-)

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