The radical ... limitation of playing only one tone at a time aims at making an intensive, almost analytical, deep-going listening possible. This illustrates a characteristic endeavour of the intuitive textcompositions: to develop musical processes while... not just dealing with the musical material, but literally by suggesting how processes can emerge from the material, as part of the compositional calculation.

About the intuitive textcomposition by Stockhausen Set Sails for the Sun. Martin Zingsheim: Karlheinz Stockhausens Intuitive Musik. Published as part of the series: Signale aus Köln (Verlag der Apfel), 2015. p.155.

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