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Music and architecture : architectural projects, texts, and realizations / by Iannis Xenakis ; compilation, translation, and commentary by Sharon Kanach.

Author/creator Xenakis, Iannis, 1922-2001
Other author/creatorKanach, Sharon E.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoHillsdale, NY : Pendragon Press, ©2008.
Descriptionxxii, 137 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Uniform titleMusique de l'architecture. English
Series The Iannis Xenakis series ; no. 1
Xenakis, Iannis, 1922-2001. Iannis Xenakis series ; no. 1. ^A1153971
Contents Part I. The Le Corbusier years : Xenakis in Le Corbusier's studio 1947-59 ; Xenakis and the Modulor ; Le Corbusier's Modulor ; Marseille, housing project in the "Radiant City" ; Housing project in Rezé-lès-Nantes ; The Chandigarh project ; Establishing a climatic grid ; Program for studies of optimal climatic conditions and the architectural means of correction ; Problem of breathing on the premises ; Letter to Le Corbusier from Xenakis ; Undulating Glass Panes ; Le Corbusier's patent application for "Undulating Glass Panes" and Xenakis' accompanying "technical note" ; Metastaseis and the Modulor ; Xenakis' Convent ; Le Corbusier constructs a Dominican monastery at La Tourette ; Guidelines for establishing contracts for La Tourette ; The Monastery of La Tourette: a work of Le Corbusier ; Letter to Father de Couesnongle from Xenakis ; The Monastery of La Tourette ; La Tourette preface ; Youth and Cultural Center, Firminy ; Project for an Olympic Stadium, Bagdad ; Correspondence between La Corbusier and Xenakis -- Provisional project presentation Olympic Stadium ; The Philips Pavilion ; Letter to Hermann Scherchen from Xenakis (excerpt) ; Le Corbusier's Electronic poem ; The Philips Pavilion at the dawn of a new architecture ; Xenakis on Le Corbusier ; Concerning Le Corbusier, 1965 ; On Le Corbusier, 1984 -- Part II. Writings on architecture : Xenakis as author ; Beautiful or ugly ; Notes towards an "Electronic gesture" ; On Vitruvius ; The cosmic city ; Topoi ; Concerning Japanese architecture ; Plans and sources of auditions and spectacles ; Architecture and listening to music -- Part III. Independent architectural projects : Xenakis as independent architect ; Project for an auditorium for Hermann Scherchen ; Summer home for François-Bernard Mâche ; Arts center projects ; Arts Center in Chaux-de-Fonds: project ; Project for an arts center in Shiraz-Persepolis ; Renovation and construction in Corsica, the Schneider Bergerie -- Cité de la Musique, Paris: competition, project ; Project for the home of R. and K. Reynolds ; Home away from home: Corsica -- Part IV. The polytopes : Xenakis' polytopes ; Polytopes ; The Polytope de Montréal ; Proposition for the French Pavilion at the Montreal World's Fair ; The Polytope de Montréal: an approximate scenario of light and visual art ; The Polytope de Montréal : Commentary ; The Polytope de Persépolis ; The Polytope de Persépolis: scenario ; The Polytope de Persépolis: program notes ; Open letter by Xenakis to Le Monde ; The Polytope de Cluny ; The Polytope de Mycènes ; The Polytope de Mycènes: presentation ; The Polytope de Mycènes: general program ; The Polytope de Mycènes: credits ; Xenakis' Diatope ; "World polytope" ; The "Beaubourg Polytope": preliminary studies ; The Diatope: a gesture of sound and light ; The Diatope: music to be seen ; Texts accompanying the Diatope -- Appendices : A. The UPIC / Sharon Kanach -- B. Synoptic table of Xenakis' life and works / Sharon Kanach -- C. Catalogue raisonné of Xenakis' architectural projects / Sven Sterken -- D. Selected bibliography / Makis Solomos.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2008013982

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