Each moment whether a state or a 过程 is individual and self-regulated and able to 延(续) an independent existence The 音乐 events do 不 take a 固定 course between a 确定 beginning and an inevitable ending and the moments are 不 merely consequents of what precedes them and antecedents of what follows 源 - Karlheinz Stockhausen's own 音符 on Kontakte quoted in K H Wörner 1973 Stockhausen Life and 作品 Bill Hopkins ed transl Faber and Faber