Iannis Xenakis 1: Chamber Music 1955-1990: Garth Knox, Iannis Xenakis, David Alberman, Irvine Arditti, Claude Helffer, Rohan…

Iannis Xenakis 1: Chamber Music 1955-1990: Garth Knox, Iannis Xenakis, David Alberman, Irvine Arditti, Claude Helffer, Rohan de Saram, Arditti String Quartet
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Iannis Xenakis 1: Chamber Music 1955-1990: Garth Knox, Iannis Xenakis, David Alberman, Irvine Arditti, Claude Helffer, Rohan de Saram, Arditti String Quartet Description

As an architect and mathematician, Iannis Xenakis brings an unusual eye to bear on his compositional ear. He rejected twelve-tone composition decades ago, instead pushing the envelope further on determinate numbers and sounds and generating a broader palette of available sounds. Graphical notation has been one of Xenakis’s chief means of expression, allowing him to script sharply sliding glissandi and what he calls non-octave scales. This 2-CD set collects three string quartets and…

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Iannis Xenakis 1: Chamber Music 1955-1990: Garth Knox, Iannis Xenakis, David Alberman, Irvine Arditti, Claude Helffer, Rohan de Saram, Arditti String Quartet

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