In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu reflects on his contemporaries, including John. Discussion on “Toru Takemitsu: Confronting Silence” at the Akira Kurosawa community forums. Available in: Paperback. In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu.

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Confronting Silence: Selected Writings by Toru Takemitsu

The Healing Energies of Music. The description of the challenges Takemitsu faced in combining these two traditions, and of the tension between the modern composer and conservative orchestra are highly interesting and make for greater appreciation of the piece. Unknown Stories About K-pop Industry. When I closed the book I felt like I’ve met the man. Omar Peracha rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Ma is that no-sound that precedes and subsumes all music.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Takemitsu writes on his struggle to reconcile Western composition and Eastern aesthetics and philosophy. Siavash rated it liked it Sep 21, No Such Thing as Silence. Miyazawa Kenji – a short biography. Lenny rated it really liked it Feb 03, Must-Read Theater Arts Handbook.


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How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. Wuiyeon Kim rated it did not like it Mar 21, Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Silwnce by Toru Takemitsu.

He documents his personal search for a sonic realization of ‘ma’ and a non-counted sensory perception of space and time with his knowledge of Western music vocabulary. Some of the content is repeated, for how many times do we need the same description of the biwa? How to write slence great review. Composing Japanese Musical Modernity. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Open Preview See a Problem?

The Infinite Variety of Music. Nov 15, Marxist Monkey rated it it was amazing. Silenxe he is profound. All in all, I’d recommend this book only to committed fans of Takemitsu, and flipping through it in a university library may be the best course of action.


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Paperbackpages. Abigail rated it liked it Jan 13, Don’t make that mistake. I believe that all those lost in the bustle and clutter of everyday life shou Takemitsu writes about, although only sparingly, film, paintings and nature. We appreciate your feedback. To ask other readers questions about Confronting Silenceplease sign up. The Roar of Silence. The words are peaceful and understated, truly reflecting the sentiment that listening, or perceiving in general, is an active process.

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