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Towards a Cosmic Music.
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Towards a Cosmic Music.

By Stockhausen, Karlheinz.

Longmead, Shaftesbury, Dorset, 1989. Trade paperback. Near Fine. Octavo. xi, 146 pp. Some wear to wraps, else fine. Texts by Karlheinz Stockhausen ; selected and translated by Tim Nevill. Contents: Preface--Master musician and mystic; 1. Stockhausen as myth; 2. Spiritual dimensions; Beyond global village polyphony; 4. Intuitive music; 5. Supra-humanisation; 6. Synthesis. 7. Light--The summation; 8. The way ahead; Appendices-- 1. Chronology of life and works; 2. Five revolutions since 1950; 3. Comes awakening, comes time . . .; To the International Music Council; 5. Mantra; Sources; Selected Discography; Selected Bibliography.

$69.00

Adieu: für Wolfgang Sebastian Meyer, Nr. 21.
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Adieu: für Wolfgang Sebastian Meyer, Nr. 21.

By Stockhausen, Karlheinz

Wien: Universal Edition, 1969. Wraps. Very Good. Quarto. Universal Edition Nr. 14877. For Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, and Bassoon. Instructions in German and English. One score of 9 leaves. Some wear and bumping to extremities, else very good.

$30.00

Nr. 9; Zyklus für einen Schlagzeuger; pour un batteur; for one percussionist
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Nr. 9; Zyklus für einen Schlagzeuger; pour un batteur; for one percussionist

By Stockhausen, Karlheinz

London: Universal Edition, 1960. Spiral. Very Good. Folio. 16 pp. Spiral bound. Instructions in German, French, and English. Wraps seem to have artfully survived a coffee disaster, text mostly unaffected, internally affects mostly edges of instruction pages. Spiral well manufactured and still excellent, but a small crimp in one end. Very good but for coffee stains. Previous owner's signature on wraps. Composed in 1959, copyright 1960 on wraps, copyright 1961 at internal "footer" near spiral on each page. U.E. 13186 LW. For marimba, vibraphone, tom-toms, snare drum, güiro(s), African log drums, suspended cymbals, hi-hat, almglocken, suspended "bunch of bells" or tambourine, high-pitched triangles, gong, and tam-tam. Score may be played backward or forward by flipping 180 degrees. The instruments are arranged in a circle around the percussionist. Dedicated to Wolfgang Steinecke. Printed in Austria by Waldheime-Eberle, Wien. Zeichnerische Reproduktion: Wilhelm Bernhard Kirchgässer.

$55.00

Stockhausen on Music. Lectures and Interviews Compiled by Robin Maconie.
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Stockhausen on Music. Lectures and Interviews Compiled by Robin Maconie.

By Stockhausen, Karlheinz.

London: Boyars, 1991. Wraps. Very Good. Octavo. 119 pp. + index. Very good, trade paperback. Pages lightly tanned at edges. First published in 1989. Contents:Part 1: About my childhood; On the musical gift; Points and Groups; Composing statistically; Lyric and dramatic form; Moment-forming and MOMENTE; Microphony; Four criteria of electronic music; Intuitive music; Part 2: Some questions and answers; Afterword—Beauty and necessity; Suggested further reading; Chronological list of works; Discography; Selected films; Index.

$20.00