Takemitsu - Rain Tree Sketch II (1992)

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Re: Takemitsu - Rain Tree Sketch II (1992)

Postby techneut » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:45 pm

Thanks Eddy.
Like many 'contemporary' composers, Takemitsu started out being quite radical and avant-garde, and later mellowed towards a more personal and traditional style. Being a pacifist, he loathed Japan's militaristic history culminating in WW II, and it took him a very long time to get to grips with the native music of his country. I'm glad he did eventually. I find even his dissonants intensely beautiful.
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