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    Default enterring the strange etherical worllld of Iannis Xennakis whit two album? fabuleous!

    What a brilliant modern composer, ii downloaded La légende Eer, now listening to my new purchased Persepolis on a good label, etherical but noisy in a way, i like it , very ambient but well done.


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    I'd like Xenakis if he didn't use those annoyingly high-pitched frequencies. I tried to get into his music a couple years ago, but it made my ears hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deprofundis View Post
    What a brilliant modern composer, ii downloaded La légende Eer, now listening to my new purchased Persepolis on a good label, etherical but noisy in a way, i like it , very ambient but well done.


    His electronic music is great. As an extension to ideas explored there, his treatment of the orchestra is quite similar.

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    I've been a Xenakis fan since I first heard Akrata and Pithoprakta several decades ago on a Nonesuch LP (which included two works by Penderecki as well), a record still in my collection.

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    Hearing the music of Xenakis proved a life altering experience. And I've never looked back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deprofundis View Post
    What a brilliant modern composer, ii downloaded La légende Eer, now listening to my new purchased Persepolis on a good label, etherical but noisy in a way, i like it , very ambient but well done.


    I’ve never got on with Legend d’eer, which seems too unstructured, episodic. Of the pieces from that period, the one I love the most is a ballet called Kraanerg. I think for a piece like Persepolis, which is really site specific music, you have to be there, at the polytope, wondering around.

    Xenakis wrote a lot of small scale music, chamber music, some of it’s very interesting.
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    I enjoy quite a lot of Xenakis. I was listening to some music by a student of his - Pascal Dusapin - yesterday and was interested to learn that he rarely uses percussion in his music and never uses electronics! It made me wonder what Xenakis did to him!

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