I actually performed two works by Stockhausen about ten years ago so I thought I'd post the info for this new disc courtesy of MK2, English-friendly, and of course directed by Olivier Assayas (Clean, Irma Vep
). You could order through ChaletFilms who offer free international shipping if your order is for 60+ Euro.
The avant-garde German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen died at the age of 79. One of the most important and controversial postwar composers, Karlheinz Stockhausen helped shape a new understanding of sound through electronic composition.
MK2 presents moving documentaries around Karlheinz Stockhausen directed by Olivier Assayas: ELDORADO / CREATION (the secrets of creation of the new piece by the famous choreographer, AngelinPreljocaj), ELDORADO (the live recording of the complete choreography by Angelin Preljocaj based on the piece of Karlheinz Stockhausen) as well as STOCKHAUSEN / PRELJOCAJ (Conversations) about the world of creation and the art of the renowned German composer.