Kontakte by Karlheinz Stockhausen in Four Channels
Analysis Notes, October–November 2008, April 2009
Sustained and rotation.
- how many layers? (sustained, transient)
- how many sounds?
- are they separated register / gesture / articulation / location?
- how “important” is the spatial / rotational aspect
- there is a decay of independence of sounds and channels, a kind of coming together
- which sounds relate to other sections of the piece