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Toru Takemitsu

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Toru Takemitsu (武満 徹, Takemitsu Tōru?, October 8, 1930 – February 20, 1996) 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 orchestral timbre. He ...

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Toru Takemitsu (武満 徹, Takemitsu Tōru?, October 8, 1930 – February 20, 1996) 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 orchestral timbre. He is famed for combining elements of oriental and occident philosophy to create a sound uniquely his own, and for fusing opposites together such as sound with silence and tradition with innovation.

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Toward the Sea III – Cape Cod
Toward the Sea III – Cape Cod
Toward the Sea III – Cape Cod
Performer
Auréole
Ame no ki (Rain Tree)
Ame no ki (Rain Tree)
Ame no ki (Rain Tree)
Composer
Orchestra
Conductor
Vesa-Matti Leppänen
All At Twilight - ii. "Dark"
All At Twilight - ii. "Dark"
All At Twilight - ii. "Dark"
Performer
Franz Halász (guitar)
Waltz (Face of Another)
Waltz (Face of Another)
Waltz (Face of Another)
Performer
London Sinfonietta, John Adams (conductor)
Nostalgia
Nostalgia
Nostalgia
Performer
The Netherlands Young String Orchestra, 武満徹, Liza Ferschtman & Bas Wiegers
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