By Iannis Xenakis
Pendragon Press is proud to provide this new, revised, and improved version of Formalized song, Iannis Xenakis's landmark ebook of 1971. as well as 3 completely new chapters analyzing contemporary breakthroughs in tune thought, unique computing device courses illustrating the particular consciousness of newly proposed equipment of composition, and an appendix of the very most modern advancements of stochastic synthesis as a call for participation to destiny exploration, Xenakis deals a truly serious self-examination of his theoretical propositions and creative output of the previous thirty-five years. This version of Formalized tune is a vital instrument for figuring out the fellow and the concept methods of 1 of this century's most crucial and progressive musical figures.
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