Country:   Greece
URL:   http://www.iannis-xenakis.org/
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With the aid of electronic computers the composer becomes a sort of pilot ... sailing in the space of sound, across sonic constellations and galaxies ... . Composer of instrumental and electronic music, is among the most radical of 20th-century composers. He is widely recognized for his early work in electronic music, his use of stochastic processes in his compositions, and his use of computers in composing and generating sounds. His music has been performed widely throughout the world. His publications include Musiques Formelles (published in English as Formalized Music) as well as numerous articles on music and architecture. He was one of the founding members of the Groupe de Recherches Musicales in 1958 and the founder of CEMAMu (Centre d'Etudes de Mathématique et Automatiques Musicales / Center for Studies in Mathematics and Automated Music) in 1972. He has been on the faculties of the University of Indiana (Bloomington), Gresham College (London), and elsewhere. His honors include a grant from the Ford Foundation and appointment as Knight in the Greek Phoenix Legion and Commander in the French National Order of Merit. He was a recipient of the prestigious Kyoto Prize. Accessed 14.10.06 from http://www.eartotheearth.org/artists/xenakis.html)
26 Selected Statements
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Okho - - France Edit
ST/10 Composition - France Edit
Atres Composition - France Edit
Analogiques Composition - France Edit
Duel Composition - France Edit
Strategie Composition - France Edit
Nomos Alpha Composition - France Edit
Herma Composition - France Edit
Metastasis Composition - 1954 France Edit
Pithoprakta Composition - 1955 France Edit
Achorripsis Composition - 1956 France Edit
Diamorphoses II Tape Composition - 1957 France Edit
ConcretePH Composition Philips Pavilion, Brussels Worlds Fair 1958 Belgium Edit
Philips Pavilion Architectural Construction Brussels Worlds Fair 1958 Belgium Edit
Orient-Occident Composition - 1960 France Edit
Musique Formelles Book - 1963 France Edit
Eonta Composition - 1963 France Edit
Polytope de Montréal Polytope 1967 Canada Edit
Kraanerg Ballet Music - 1968 France Edit
Hibiki Hana Ma Composition 1970 France Edit
Persepolis Polytope 1971 Greece Edit
Formalized Music: Thought and Mathematics in Composition Book - 1971 France Edit
CEMAMu Institution Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris 1972 France Edit
Polytope Immersive A-V Structure Paris 1972 France Edit
Polytope Immersive A-V Structure Mycénes 1978 Greece Edit
Polytope Immersive A-V Structure Paris 1978 France Edit