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Confronting Silence

Selected Writings

by Toru Takemitsu Author · Yoshiko Kakudo Author


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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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Yoshiko Kakudo
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Glenn Glasow
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Seiji Ozawa
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Toru Takemitsu
Confronting Silence
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