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Wait until it is absolutely still within you
When you have attained this
Begin to play
As soon as you start to think stop
And try to retain
The state of NON-THINKING
Then continue playing.
When a certain piece of music penetrates a person, a resonance is set in motion and an inner voice says: "I like this resonance. It elevates me. It develops hitherto unknown possibilities in me. I don't recognize myself. This is very interesting.
Music is mathematics, the mathematics of listening, mathematics for the ears.
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Karlheinz Stockhausen was a German composer, widely acknowledged by critics as one of the most important but also controversial composers of the 20th and early 21st centuries.
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