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Kontakte by Karlheinz Stockhausen in Four Channels

Analysis Notes, October–November 2008, April 2009

Key Characteristics

Impulse and response.

  • an interplay of unisons with varying degrees of complexity
  • different sets of speakers perform different functions at different times
  • rotations; stasis; solos; layers

Analysis of the Section (spoken)
Excerpt of the Section (audio)
[4ch] [LB] [LF] [RF] [RB]

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