Subject: Re: Stockhausen tapes
From: Rick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 01 2005 - 10:27:59 EST
Wouldn't alerting the general media in Germany, or say, The New York
Times, The Independent, The Guardian, Le Monde, etc., be more helpful
than a special interest email list?
SAN surely knows people at the BBC. And Stockhausen's the honorary
patron. Have they tried to talk to anyone about publicising this?
It isn't a blight on anyone's reputation if no one knows. Their
reputation is relatively safe.
On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 09:47:08 -0500, Kevin Austin
> Thank you.
> I am CC'ing this reply to the <cec-conference> mailing list, an email
> list with more than 400 people who are active in electroacoustics in
> more than 18 countries.
> Many of the people on this list first experienced ea 'art' sound with
> Stockhausen's works and his pieces are a staple of electroacoustic
> studies education on several continents.
> This 'denial of access' is more than simply an act of will against
> the composer himself, this eradication / denial is destructive to a
> cultural stream in electroacoustic art. Sketch books, pre-production
> tapes and working notes provide composers, listeners and researchers
> with insights into the more remarkable aspects of the creative mind
> and to deny Stockhausen access or copies of his pre-compositional
> working materials is a blot on the reputation of the WDR and the
> individual(s) who have taken this decision.
> I sincerely hope that a path can be found to re-open the discussion
> on the preservation (duplication and return?) of the materials and
> would like to think that somehow the international electroacoustic
> community would be able to be involved in this happening.
> At 15:09 +0100 2005/03/01, Kathinka Pasveer wrote:
> >Dear Kevin,
> >the situation is still the same. The tapes are stored somewhere at
> >WDR and Stockhausen does not get copies of his own works and
> >production tapes. The studio has been closed down.
> >Mit herzlichem Gruss
> >Kathinka Pasveer fuer den Stockhausen-Verlag
> >Kettenberg 15
> >51515 Kuerten
> >Fax +49 (0)2268-1813
> >Am 1. Mrz 2005 um 04:33 schrieb Kevin Austin:
> >>From the cec-conference email list.
> >>> > A couple of years ago there was a story about the possible loss
> >>>of the early Stockhausen tapes and materials, partially cited
> >>> >
> >>>> http://alcor.concordia.ca/~kaustin/cecdiscuss/2000/2158.html
> >>> > Would anyone have an update on what has happened since?
-- Rick Nance De Montfort University Leicester, UK RickNance.org Acousmatics
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