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Giacinto Scelsi, Count of Ayala Valva (8 January 1905 – 9 August 1988), was an Italian composer who also wrote surrealist poetry in French.
He is best known for writing music based around only one pitch, altered in all manners through microtonal oscillations, harmonic allusions, and changes in timbre and dynamics, as paradigmatically exemplified in his revolutionary "Quattro pezzi su una nota sola" ("Four Pieces on a single…

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  • Made a request to last.fm support about Scelsi's image [here: https://getsatisfaction.com/lastfm/topics/giacinto-scelsi-image-request]. Doubt anyone will even answer, since admins/mods here are terrible, but if anyone wants to "like" the post, it may have a better chance at being addressed.
  • Very nice programme on Scelsi from NZ radio: http://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/programmes/composeroftheweek/audio/20174849/scelsi-the-composer-who-never-existed
  • Well, I know why he's considered as being boring. He just leaves the well known and gets somewhere. To me that's a pretty uncanny, creepy place, also very inspiring and therefore attractive.
  • Boring stupid comments...
  • ebin meme guys :^)
  • boring as shit, fuck this guy [7]
  • У меня от такой музыки аж мурахи по жопе пробегаются. Отличная просто музыка, годнейшая просто. Я в восхищении.
  • La referencia que hizo Eugenio Trías en "La imaginación sonora" me hizo descubrir a este notable compositor
  • awesome

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