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Re: Stockhausen, R.I.P.
Academic types often make boners like that, though. It comes from not
having too much contact with the actual world, mostly.
From: "L.A. Angulo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>I donīt know Luca,i was actually a bit shocked when i
> heard his statement in the german news,now reading
> more about it,it seems that what he said was a bit
> exagerated but then again thats the job of the
> media.What bothers me about such event being compared
> to art coming from such an artist is that great art is
> beyond reality for the most part,but this event was.
> Nothing to do with his music offcourse,and no doubt of
> his genious,just a statement that can be easily
> --- Luca Formentini <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I think you have been putting this sentence in a
>> dangerous way.
>> Stockhausen was indeed very conceptual and ironic
>> when he said that and
>> he payed a lot for this.
>> His mistake was not having create the right context
>> in which this
>> sentence could have had the right interpretation.
>> Most of the information world took this yummy chance
>> to denounce a big
>> offense to the disaster that had been happening on
>> But this has shown once again how the provocative
>> sentence by S. could
>> have some meaning.
>> Just watch the latest directions that sculpture and
>> most of the visual
>> art has taken and you will notice that the twin
>> towers attack is using
>> the same violent language form that is inside many
>> "conceptual" work of art. The difference is in being
>> real or a fiction.
>> The problem stays in the in the value of the concept
>> over the value of
>> human sensitivity.
>> Most of the art celebrated during the latest years
>> is a work of violence
>> towards our sensitivity.
>> Most of the information is using violence as an
>> opportunity to get a
>> massive audience.
>> So here come students that kill to be famous and
>> artists who sectionate
>> a cow to be hyperrealists.
>> Stockhausen's sentence brought its result showing
>> the truth on the
>> surface of how people want to understand what they
>> would like to listen to.
>> It would have been safer for me to tell you this in
>> italian, to be sure
>> that there could be no misunderstandings.
>> Anyway, we are the post Karlheinz Stockhausen era.
>> I think that he was the last of the most
>> revolutionary composers.
>> This means we are no more in the post-modern era.
>> Now it's you.
>> Jeff Shirkey wrote:
>> > On Dec 8, 2007, at 3:06 AM, L.A. Angulo wrote:
>> >> I saw one the last interviews he gave yesterday
>> and he
>> >> said the 9/11 incident is one fo the most
>> >> form of art hes ever seen...
>> > By "9/11 incident" did he mean the act of terror
>> itself? And, if so,
>> > he called that "art"?
>> > Jeff
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