Confronting Silence: Selected Writings

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Scarecrow Press, 1995 - Music - 155 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

East and West
49
On His Composing
81
Nature
127
Recent Writings
135
Index
145
Permissions
156
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