Open Form in its Resonance in Slovenian Music


  • Urška Rihtaršič University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts



open form, conceptual mobility, moment (Stockhausen), Pro Musica Viva


The article deals with the open form and tries to uncover its features by examining a number of representative compositions. Theoretical texts published by the composers along with their pieces of music serve as the foundation of the analysis. Based on these findings, the article subsequently focuses on the open form in the work of the younger generation of Slovenian composers of the first post-war era and attempts to explain its specifics in the light of social developments.


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Author Biography

  • Urška Rihtaršič, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

    Urška RIHTARŠIČ ( finished her studies in music performance (harp) in 2015 and studies at Faculty of Arts (musicology, sociology) in 2016. As a student, she received two Prešeren Awards. At the moment, she is a doctoral student of musicology; she also works as an associate researcher at Faculty of Arts, as a harpist and a harp teacher.


15. 11. 2018




How to Cite

Rihtaršič, U. (2018). Open Form in its Resonance in Slovenian Music. Musicological Annual, 54(2), 281-306.