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The Hear and Now Fifty - Stockhausen

Duration: 11:15

Finnish conductor and music director of Ensemble InterContemporain Susanna Malkki pays tribute to Stockhausen's 1950s masterpiece Gruppen for 3 orchestras, and highlights some of the challenges to conductors in performing it; commentator Paul Griffiths places the work in the context of Stockhausen's early output, and explains how the shape of a mountain view in Switzerland dictated the work's tempo patterns. The clip begins with Stochausen himself.

Available since: Sat 19 Oct 2013

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Hear and Now Stockhausen, Nono - The Rest is Noise

Robert Worby introduces music by Stockhausen and Luigi Nono.

First broadcast: 19 Oct 2013

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