Confronting Silence

Confronting Silence

Author: Toru Takemitsu

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9781461664840

Category: Music

Page: 156

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In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu reflects on his contemporaries, including John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, and Merce Cunningham; on nature, which has profoundly influenced his composition; on film and painting; on relationships between East and West; on traditional Japanese music; and on his own compositions.
Confronting Silence
Language: en
Pages: 156
Authors: Toru Takemitsu, Yoshiko Kakudo, Glenn Glasow, Seiji Ozawa
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-01-01 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu reflects on his contemporaries, including John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, and Merce Cunningham; on nature, which has profoundly influenced his composition; on film and painting; on relationships between East and West; on traditional Japanese
Confronting Silence
Language: en
Pages: 155
Authors: Toru Takemitsu, Yoshiko Kakudo, Glenn Glasow
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-01-01 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu reflects on his contemporaries, including John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, and Merce Cunningham; on nature, which has profoundly influenced his composition; on film and painting; on relationships between East and West; on traditional Japanese
Contemporary Music and Spirituality
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Robert Sholl, Sander Van Maas
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-12 - Publisher: Routledge

The flourishing of religious or spiritually-inspired music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries remains largely unexplored. The engagement and tensions between modernism and tradition, and institutionalized religion and spirituality are inherent issues for many composers who have sought to invoke spirituality and Otherness through contemporary music. Contemporary Music
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Nicky Losseff
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

The contributions in this volume focus on the ways in which silence and music relate, contemplate each other and provide new avenues for addressing and gaining understanding of various realms of human endeavour. The book maps out this little-explored aspect of the sonic arena with the intention of defining the
God in Sound and Silence
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Danielle Anne Lynch
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-22 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Music, by its indeterminate levels of meaning, poses a necessary challenge to a theology bound up in words. Its distinctive nature as temporal and embodied allows a unique point of access to theological understanding. Yet music does not exist in a cultural vacuum, conveying universal truths, but is a part