By Ton de Leeuw

ISBN-10: 9053567658

ISBN-13: 9789053567654

Ton de Leeuw (1926-96) is perhaps some of the most influential composers on the crossroads among japanese philosophy and Western strategy. A one-time scholar of Olivier Messiaen’s in Paris, during the latter years of his musical occupation he targeting the wedding of Western emphasis on motion and stress, and the moral functionality of song in japanese traditions. The musical international of the 20th century is a divided one. quite a few histories of it were written, yet few of the phenomenal caliber of de Leeuw’s, who introduced into his writing a life of event as a composer and student of tune. His paintings is a lucid and impassioned dialogue of the weather, buildings, compositional rules and terminologies in sleek tune that may be considered as such a lot innovatory. This booklet is a superb advisor for a person wishing to realize wisdom of the compositional strategy and mentality, quite college and conservatory students.

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