Kontakte (6:22)

Cover of Early Gurus Of Electronics

From Early Gurus Of Electronics and 1 other release

According to the composer, “In the preparatory work for my composition Kontakte, I found, for the first time, ways to bring all properties [i.e., timbre, pitch, intensity, and duration] under a single control” (Stockhausen 1962, 40), thereby realizing a longstanding goal of total serialism. On the other hand, as one commentator says, “Kontakte is arguably the last of Stockhausen’s tape pieces in which serial proportions intervene decisively at anything but the broad formal level” (Toop 1981, 189).

lots more on wikipedia

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Play with Spotify

We don’t have a video for this track yet.
Add a video

Albums featuring this track (2)

Similar Tracks

  Track   Duration Listeners
Pierre Henry - Vocalises 2:39 1,101
Karlheinz Stockhausen - 02'-15' 4:36 14,019
Karlheinz Stockhausen - 11'-38' 5:33 2,883
Iannis Xenakis - Concret PH 2:49 18,829
John Cage - Williams Mix 5:44 7,810
Herbert Eimert - Klangstudie II 4:29 7,150

Listening Trend

7,712listeners all time
12,889scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Explore more

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

Top Listeners