Metastaseis

Some articles on metastaseis:

Metastaseis And Pithoprakta
... Metastaseis and Pithoprakta is a ballet by New York City Ballet co-founder and balletmaster George Balanchine to two orchestral works by Iannis Xenakis (Metastaseis, written 1953–54, and Pithoprakta ...
Metastasis (Xenakis)
... Metastaseis (Greek Μεταστάσεισ, spelled Metastasis in correct French transliteration, or in some early writings by the composer Métastassis ... Metastaseis was inspired by the combination of an Einsteinian view of time and Xenakis' memory of the sounds of warfare, and structured on mathematical ideas by Le Corbusier ... These ideas combined to form the basis of Metastaseis ...
Iannis Xenakis - Life - 1947–59: Architecture and Music
... experience Xenakis gained played a major role in his music important early compositions such as Metastaseis B (1953–4) were based directly on ... The third part of the triptych, Metastaseis, is generally regarded as the composer's first mature piece it was detached from the triptych to mark the beginning of the "official" Xenakis oeuvre ... Hermann Scherchen, who was immediately impressed by the score of Metastaseis and offered his support ...