Autograph signature ("Stockhausen")
In red ink at the head of a one-page essay by Herbert Saal on a performance of Stockhausen's Hymnen in New York.
"The leader of the avant-garde composition, the 42-year old German, Karlheinz Stockhausen, staged one of his instant revolutions last week in New York. He came with a sophisticated arsenal of electronic weapons such as ring-modulators and potentiometers, whatever they are, and an elaborate console which he controlled from the audience - when he wasn't on the podium conducting the New York Philharmonic." Newsweek, March 8, 1971, p. 93.
Slightly worn and browned.
"The leading German composer of his generation, [Stockhausen] was a seminal figure of the post-1945 avant garde. A tireless innovator and influential teacher, he largely redefined notions of serial composition, and was a pioneer in electronic music ... " Richard Toop in Grove Music Online.
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