This reissue from Wergo's 1960's series "Studio Reihe" features 3 works by composer Stockhausen Karlheinz, two of which are played by percussionists Max Neuhaus and Christoph Caskel, the third performed by pianist Frederic Rzewski.
Zyklus fur einen Schlagzeuger/Klavierstuck X
Released in: Germany
"Wergo's essential reissues from their famous 1960s era Studio Reihe series continue with a recording of music by Karlheinz Stockhausen. The composer's 'Zyklus fÃπr einen Schlagzeuger' is offered in two different versions performed by two different performers: Max Neuhaus and Christoph Caskel. Stockhausen originally wrote the work for the Kranichstein Percussion Competition in 1959. He deliberately did not determine the length of the piece's performance, so as not to be overly specific concerning the work's multiplicity of meanings, the different characters of various performances, or the technical abilities of the players. For 'KlavierstÃπck X,' performed here by the legendary pianist Frederic Rzewski, Stockhausen combined two extremes. The work is based on the attempt to mediate between relative disorder and order, chaos and balance."-Wergo
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Catalog ID: WER 6772
Squidco Product Code: 17042
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded in October 1960 in Koln, in February 1963 in New York, and in December 1964 in Berlin.
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1. Zyklus Fur Einen Schlagzeuger (Fassung I) 11:39
2. Zyklus Fur Einen Schlagzeuger (Fassung II) 10:15
3. Klavierstuck X 22:03