Karlheinz Stockhausen 1928-2007
Lecture 7, Part 1 - MANTRA (1973)
Duration: 55'56"

Given on July 19th 1973 at the Imperial College in London.

Mantra is a composition by the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen. It was composed in 1970 and premiered in autumn of the same year in Donaueschingen. The work is scored for two ring-modulated pianos; each player is also equipped with a chromatic set of crotales (antique cymbals) and a wood block, and one player is equipped with a short-wave radio producing morse code or a magnetic tape recording of morse code.

Lecture 7, Part 1
Lecture 7, Part 2
Lecture 7, Part 3

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