Confronting Silence

Confronting Silence

Author: Toru Takemitsu

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780914913368

Category: Music

Page: 180

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The largest body of Takemitsu's writing to be translated into English so far. The internationally acclaimed composer of concert and film music (Woman in the Dunes, Ran) offers his own selection of his writings on eastern and western music, composers, the process of composing, and nature. Paper edition (36-0), $18.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Confronting Silence
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Toru Takemitsu, Seiji Ozawa
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The largest body of Takemitsu's writing to be translated into English so far. The internationally acclaimed composer of concert and film music (Woman in the Dunes, Ran) offers his own selection of his writings on eastern and western music, composers, the process of composing, and nature. Paper edition (36-0), $18.95.
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
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Pages: 344
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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: 335
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
Notes for Violists
Language: en
Pages: 433
Authors: David M. Bynog
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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