Thursday, March 27, 2008
The official Karlheinz Stockhausen website contains an extensive collection of material relating to the life and works of Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007), the German modernist composer and pioneer of electronic music.
Maintained by the Stockhausen Foundation for Music (Stockhausen-Stiftung für Musik), the site includes: biographies; lists of works; a complete Stockhausen discography; a selection of texts including interviews, reviews and articles; and catalogues of videos. Audio and video files of excerpts from some of Stockhausen's works are included in a multimedia section. The site includes a regularly updated list of forthcoming performances and courses. Most of the material is in English with some texts in German.