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The music of Toru Takemitsu

Peter Burt

The music of Toru Takemitsu

by Peter Burt

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Takemitsu, Toru, -- 1930-1996 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    3

    SeriesMusic in the twentieth century
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML 410 T134 B87 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p., music
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21114548M

    Tōru Takemitsu (武満 徹, Takemitsu Tōru, October 8, – Febru ) (pronounced [takeꜜmitsɯ̥ toːɾɯ]) was a Japanese composer and writer on aesthetics and music theory. Largely self-taught, Takemitsu possessed consummate skill in the subtle manipulation of instrumental and. There is something about Takemitsu's orchestral work, that makes the music very "visual". This set is a good value introduction and the sleeve notes (even with the typo errors!) translated from the composer's own words, gives an invaluable insight to accompany the music/5(19).

    Peter Burt is the author of The Music of Toru Takemitsu ( avg rating, 19 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Confessions ( avg rating, 0 ratings, /5.   The music of Toru Takemitsu () occupies a unique place in world music of the latter part of the twentieth century. Takemitsu is something of a phenomenon – a self taught composer, who found his path in music largely without teachers or belonging to a particular school.

      New York. Tamba Akira (). doctoral dissertation. Creative Sources for the Music of Toru Takemitsu. ‘Mirrors’. Perspectives of New Music 27/2. Surrey. transl. and ed. and J. ‘Aesthetics in the Traditional Music of Japan’. _ Takemitsu Toru (). Contemporary Music Review 7. For String Quartet. Composed by Toru Takemitsu ( ) and Joseph Kosma. String. Softcover. 26 pages. Schott Music #SJ Published by Schott Music.


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