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Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928–2007)

A musical pioneer, Karlheinz Stockhausen broke many barriers and taboos. He wrote more than 300 works in various genres from opera and orchestral pieces to electronic music and complex compositions where performers, producers, helicopters, recording equipment, and audiences all together become his instruments. He was born Karlheinz Stockhausen in ... See full bio »

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Walkabout Soundtrack
El marciano Composer
I Am a Dancer Soundtrack


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 2010 Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (Documentary short)
 2009 Michaels Reise um die Erde (TV Movie)
 2008 Eldorado (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Stockhausen/Preljocaj Dialogue (TV Movie documentary)
 2004/III Solo (Short)
 2004 Diário de Bordo (Video short)
 2001 Jedyne Miejsce (Short)
 2000 The American Nightmare (Documentary)
 2000 In Absentia (Short)
 1998 Modulations (Documentary)
 1996 Helicopter String Quartet (Documentary)
 1984 Cosmoagonia (Documentary short)
 1965 El marciano (Short)
 1964 Stockhausen's Originale: Doubletakes (Documentary short)
 1963 El parque de juegos (Short)
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He was composer for the ballet, "Mutations," in the Netherlands Dance Theatre production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, New York. Glen Tetley was choreographer. Hanse Van Manen was cine-choreographer. Jean-Paul Vroom was film visualization designer. Nadine Baylia was production designer. Emmy Van Leersum and Gijs... See more »

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Karl-Heinz Stockhausen

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1972: Established his own publishing house, Stockhausen-Verlag. See more »


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