Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007)

British Lectures (1972-1973)

7 lectures given by Stockhausen in England in 1972 and 1973, filmed by Allied Artists, London.
All lectures were given in English.

Lecture 7 - MANTRA + Q&A (115 + 60 minutes)
  1. Lecture 7, Part 1
  2. Lecture 7, Part 2
  3. Lecture 7, Part 3

Given on July 19th 1973 at the Imperial College in London.

Mantra is a composition by the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen. It was composed in 1970 and premiered in autumn of the same year in Donaueschingen. The work is scored for two ring-modulated pianos; each player is also equipped with a chromatic set of crotales (antique cymbals) and a wood block, and one player is equipped with a short-wave radio producing morse code or a magnetic tape recording of morse code.

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