Kontakte by Karlheinz Stockhausen in Four Channels
Analysis Notes, October–November 2008, April 2009
Structure XIV / XV
Sudden break to rotating, two layers; opened spaces.
- LF > RB > RF > LB (quasi-figure 8)
- underlying sound is layered (3–4 layers / variable)
- variable rates of rotation relate to underlying sound complex
- Gesang der Jünglinge quote of descending perfect fourth, twice hinted, then sounded at 32:19