Self-portrait 1975

Abstract

This publication presents a translation of Helmut Lachenman's autobiographical note «Selbstportrait 1975». The note is made for the booklet of the Donaueschingen days of music of 1975 and consists of two parts: «Woher — Wo — Wohin» (actually the composer's autobiography) and «Zu SCHWANKUNGEN AM RAND» (a commentary on his famous piece).

 

Keywords

Lachenmann, musical avant-garde, musical aesthetics, instrumental concrete music, «Swinging at the edges»

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