Tuesday, 30 October 2007
Karlheinz Stockhausen - Helicopter String Quartet
HELICOPTER STRING QUARTET (1992/93)
for string quartet,
4 helicopters with pilots and 4 sound technicians
4 television transmitters, 4 x 3 sound transmitters
auditorium with 4 columns of televisions and
4 columns of loudspeakers
sound projectionist with mixing console / moderator (ad lib.)
The duration is circa 32 minutes.
On January 19, 2001 Stockhausen was awarded
the German Music Edition Prize in the catagory
of "Scores of Works of the 20th century" for the
score of the HELICOPTER STRING QUARTET.
The award was conferred by the Deutcher
Musikverlanger-Verband e.V. (German Music
Publishers' Assocaition) !