Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007)

British Lectures (1972-1973)

7 lectures given by Stockhausen in England in 1972 and 1973, filmed by Allied Artists, London.
All lectures were given in English.

Lecture 5 - Four Criteria of Electronic Music (KONTAKTE) + Q&A (100 + 47 minutes)
  1. Lecture 5 - Part 1
  2. Lecture 5 - Part 2
  3. Lecture 5 - Part 3

Given at the Oxford Union on May 6th 1972.

The title of the work “refers both to contacts between instrumental and electronic sound groups and to contacts between self-sufficient, strongly characterized moments. In the case of four-channel loudspeaker reproduction, it also refers to contacts between various forms of spatial movement”.

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