Confronting Silence: Selected Writings (Fallen Leaf Monographs on Contemporary Composers #1) (Paperback)

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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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780914913368
ISBN-10: 0914913360
Publisher: Fallen Leaf Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 1995
Pages: 155
Language: English
Series: Fallen Leaf Monographs on Contemporary Composers