By Iannis Xenakis
Pendragon Press is proud to supply this new, revised, and increased variation of Formalized song, Iannis Xenakis's landmark publication of 1971. as well as 3 completely new chapters reading contemporary breakthroughs in tune conception, unique laptop courses illustrating the particular cognizance of newly proposed tools of composition, and an appendix of the very most recent advancements of stochastic synthesis as a call for participation to destiny exploration, Xenakis deals a truly severe self-examination of his theoretical propositions and inventive output of the earlier thirty-five years. This version of Formalized track is an important device for figuring out the fellow and the idea tactics of 1 of this century's most crucial and progressive musical figures.
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