Browse School of Music by Subject "Xenakis"
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(University of Illinois, 2016)The purpose of this thesis is to explore Iannis Xenakis’ work, Gmeeoorh for organ, based on the use of his compositional technique, arborescence, and also to offer new insights into the performance of avant-garde organ ...
PERFORMANCE ISSUES IN THE SOLO CELLO MUSIC OF IANNIS XENAKIS: A PERFORMER’S GUIDE TO NOMOS ALPHA AND KOTTOS (University of Illinois, 2016)This study examines Iannis Xenakis’s two works for solo cello, Kottos and Nomos Alpha. It also discusses the composer’s untraditional background especially his lack of formal music education. The paper explores Xenakis’s ...