” I wanted contemporary music to be treated the same as the traditional repertoire – performed regularly by people who knew each other and the music. That is the way you convince an audience. “


” People see me as a theoretician, but my music is also seductive, even spiritual. “


” Webern was a kind of ‘Kamchatka of music,’ an unknown country of music. That’s true, for me and people of my generation, he was a radical – you couldn’t be more radical than he was. “


” All the people with whom I was very close at one point in my life – Stockhausen, Berio, Ligeti, Nono, Bernd Alois Zimmermann – they are all gone. “



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I wanted contemporary music to be treated the same as the traditional repertoire - performed regularly by people who knew each other and the music. That is the way you convince an audience.
People see me as a theoretician, but my music is also seductive, even spiritual.


Webern was a kind of
All the people with whom I was very close at one point in my life - Stockhausen, Berio, Ligeti, Nono, Bernd Alois Zimmermann - they are all gone.
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