The Film Music of Toru Takemitsu

Submitted by nonesuch on Thu, 05/29/2008 - 19:14
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The ten film scores, selected from the vast output of the Japanese film composer Toru Takemitsu, "show both his uncanny ability to heighten the emotional context of a celluloid moment," said the New York Times, "and an extraordinary command of styles and resources that make the music fascinating even without the screen images."

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The ten film scores, selected from the vast output of the Japanese film composer Toru Takemitsu, for the Nonesuch film series, "show both his uncanny ability to heighten the emotional context of a celluloid moment," said the New York Times, "and an extraordinary command of styles and resources that make the music fascinating even without the screen images."

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79404

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1disc
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Toru Takemitsu
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SINGLE FORMAT (OLD)
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075597940428
  • 79404

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  • In conjunction with Nonesuch Records at BAM, the Brooklyn Academy of Music's series of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nonesuch Records, BAMcinématek presents Nonesuch Records on Film, a salute to the label’s rich catalogue of movie soundtracks with a series featuring some of the most memorable film scores of the last 50 years from Leonard Rosenman, Alex North, Toru Takemitsu, Georges Delerue, and more. Special guest appearances include Philip Glass with a screening of Paul Schrader’s Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters and John Adams with Luca Guadagnino’s I Am Love.

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    The ten film scores, selected from the vast output of the Japanese film composer Toru Takemitsu, for the Nonesuch film series, "show both his uncanny ability to heighten the emotional context of a celluloid moment," said the New York Times, "and an extraordinary command of styles and resources that make the music fascinating even without the screen images."