Iannis Xenakis: Formalized Music. Posted December 2, by Spencer. Iannis Xenakis: Formalized Music: Thought and Mathematics in Composition (PDF). Formalized Music. THOUGHT AND MATHEMATICS IN COMPOSITION. Revised Edition. Iannis Xenakis Additional material compiled and edited by Sharon. Translated and expanded in Iannis Xenakis. Formalized. Music: ought and Mathematics in Composition, 2nd Ed. (Harmonologia Series. No.

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