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Charles rated it really liked it Sep 04, I did not want to give up work on the piece on exnakis I was already engaged in order to bring a dream to realization.

Pendragon Press Book: Formalized Music

At that time I was working on a composition for entirely different forces and with a totally different disposition of the material; I could see no relationship, as regards either content or form, between the sound world of the two concepts.

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Nathan rated it it was amazing May 24, To ask other readers questions about Formalized Musicplease sign up. This edition of Formalized Music is an essential tool for understanding the man and the thought processes of one of this century’s most important and revolutionary musical figures. Goodreads musif you keep track of books you want to read. Pendragon Press is proud to offer this new, revised, and expanded edition of Formalized Music, Iannis Xenakis’s landmark book of Preview — Formalized Music by Iannis Xenakis.


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Published January 1st by Pendragon Press first published IMO, Xenakis has upped the ante for human intelligence so high that humanity shd be proud that he even existed. I was perturbed, this time I made notes, and tried to define the elusive time element of the imaginary music in terms of concrete tempi.

In some of his pieces I hear the general concept being played out: I very much like Xenakis’ music as well as his general philosophy to music. The martingale betting at Monte Carlo and the procession of suicides should convince anyone of this.

In the name of a “scheme” the problem of choice is betrayed, and it is the interpreter who is promoted to the rank of composer by the composer himself.

Formalized Music: Thought and Mathematics in Composition (Harmonologia Series, #6)

If 10 stars were an available rating, I’d give this an From the point of view of the composer there is no interest. As usual, I recommend reading the full thing. Paperbackpages.

xenaiks The full review can be accessed here: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. My critique is the minimalist one, that I would prefer the music to demonstrate simply one mathematical concept in a audible way. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Quotes from Formalized Music Jan 22, Lizzie Luykx added it. From Xenakis’ “Preface senakis the Second Edition”: Take the 1st paragraph of this caption for illustration B: I stress the word ” competitive ” regarding the above – but not all games are competitive.


mksic Kostas Janus rated it it was amazing Oct 18, But as a composer there are no techniques outlined here that I can use. Thomas rated it really liked it Oct 26, Pruston rated it really liked it Sep 18, This time I laid everything aside, in the belief that fate had knocked three times, and that it was high time to do what was required of me.

This book is addressed to a hybrid public, but interdisciplinary hybridization frequently produces superb specimens. The music I love is all produced by strong personalities, driven by their own personal philosophy.

This is the partial score ijrepresenting the payment one conductor gives the other. George rated it really liked it Mar 03, In addition to three totally new chapters examining recent breakthroughs in music muslc, two original computer musiic illustrating the actual realization of newly proposed methods of composition, and an appendix of the very latest developments of stochastic synthesis as an invitation to future exploration, Xenakis offers a very critical self-examination of his theoretical propositions and artistic output of the past thirty-five years.

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