The Pitch Content of Selected Piano Works of Toru Takemitsu

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The purpose of this study is to examine the pitch content and compositional techniques of Takemitsu's recent solo piano works, which have not been analyzed by Koozin, and to trace the evolution of his techniques in his solo piano works during his career. It also discusses how Takemitsu projects his philosophy and aesthetics of musical composition through Western musical idioms.

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viii, 166 leaves: music

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Fukuchi, Hidetoshi May 1998.

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The purpose of this study is to examine the pitch content and compositional techniques of Takemitsu's recent solo piano works, which have not been analyzed by Koozin, and to trace the evolution of his techniques in his solo piano works during his career. It also discusses how Takemitsu projects his philosophy and aesthetics of musical composition through Western musical idioms.

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viii, 166 leaves: music

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Fukuchi, Hidetoshi. The Pitch Content of Selected Piano Works of Toru Takemitsu, thesis, May 1998; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278515/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .