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Karlheinz Stockhausen

There is certainly a case for Karlheinz Stockhausen's name in German music to be as important as Beethoven's, his frequently mind-bogglingly complexcompositions dealt with random chance, dissonance and physics models. He is frequently regarded as a true forerunner of electronic music, and havingclassed (amongst many, many others) Can's Holger Csukay as an understudy, it is easy to see his importance and profound effect on the genre.

He used cut up metallic tape to create frightening sound collages, as well as dabbling in the odd opera and symphony every now and then. Close to ...read more

There is certainly a case for Karlheinz Stockhausen's name in German music to be as important as Beethoven's, his frequently mind-bogglingly complexcompositions dealt with random chance, dissonance and physics models. He is frequently regarded as a true forerunner of electronic music, and havingclassed (amongst many, many others) Can's Holger Csukay as an understudy, it is easy to see his importance and profound effect on the genre.

He used cut up metallic tape to create frightening sound collages, as well as dabbling in the odd opera and symphony every now and then. Close to his death,Stockhausen worked with a number of notable contemporary electronica musicians like Richard D. James (Aphex Twin) and gave them hints and tips at howto improve on their sound. « hide

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LPs
Stimmung
2007

5
3 Votes
Helikopter-Quartett (Arditti String Quartet)
1999

2.6
5 Votes
Montag aus Licht
1994

3.6
4 Votes
Spiral
1993

3.8
4 Votes
Mikrophonie I and II, Telemusik
1992

4
6 Votes
Donnerstag Aus Licht
1980

2.8
3 Votes
Mantra
1970

4.3
13 Votes
Kurzwellen
1968

3.5
2 Votes
Hymnen
1967

4.2
17 Votes
Kontakte
1960

4
30 Votes
Gesang der Junglinge
1956

3.7
18 Votes
Studie II
1954

3.6
8 Votes
Studie I
1953

3.6
5 Votes
Etude
1952

3.5
4 Votes
EPs
Klavierstück XIX
2005

Klavierstück XVIII
2005

Klavierstück XVII
2000

Klavierstück XVI
1995

Klavierstück XV
1992

Klavierstück XIV
1984

Klavierstück XII
1983

Klavierstück XIII
1981

Klavierstück XI
1955

4.5
1 Votes
Klavierstück X
1954

Klavierstück IX
1954

4
1 Votes
Klavierstück VIII
1954

Klavierstücke VII
1954

Klavierstücke VI
1954

Klavierstücke V
1954

Klavierstücke I
1952

Klavierstücke IV
1952

Klavierstücke II
1952

Klavierstücke III
1952

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