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Karlheinz Stockhausen

Welt-Parlament Vom Mittwoch Aus Licht

Label: Stockhausen-Verlag

Format: CD

Genre: Compositional

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*2022 Stock. Includes a 32-page booklet in German and English.* Welt-Parlament Vom Mittwoch Aus Licht (World Parliament, 1st scene of Wednesday from Light) for choir a cappella (1995). Welt-Parlament is the 1st Scene from the opera Mittwoch Aus Licht (Wednesday from Light). After the introduction (which includes some incidental hand percussion and a forest of clicking metronomes), 12 vocal groups and soloists engage in a dynamic dialogue, representing a world congress in polyphonic "song-babble". The ending features a coloratura soprano solo.
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Cat. number: Stockhausen 51
Year: 1996
Welt-Parlament (1995) für Chor a cappella recorded and mixed at Süddeutscher Rundfunk in October 1995 and January 1996. Comes with a 32-page booklet in German and English. Although the piece is in one movement, it is separated into 40 continuous tracks, presumably to delineate its structure.