A Study of Takemitsu’s Harmonic Techniques
|School||Shanghai Conservatory of Music|
|Keywords||Toru Takemitsu Modern harmony techniques Tradition and modernity Tone row Chord structure And sound sequence into|
Takemitsu since the mid - 20th century , one of Asia's most representative composers . As a Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu across the two kinds of music and cultural traditions of the East and the West , out of the road to one of their own \Their unique musical language , especially their harmonies techniques , research , no doubt is one of the important content of Takemitsu composition techniques to conduct in-depth research , will also provide useful inspiration for the theory and practice of contemporary music creation . Article is divided under three organizations on Takemitsu pitch material (sound columns , scale ), use chords constitute harmony of progressive and harmony in color and tension approach , carried out systematically combing and summarized . Takemitsu representative works and sound techniques , trying to reveal how his music works in the fusion of modern and traditional , in the East , West dialogue and integration between the context of the times , the formation of the unique personality of the harmonic language . Medium-length three works of different periods of Toru Takemitsu comprehensive analysis and research . Next from the open structure and layout of functional harmony in the the harmonies sound of Concorde and dissonant relative, harmony tension control , the individual pursuit of harmonic color , sound the Ministry sequence into the non- rational movement , and sound logic other aspects of the 20th century, and sound techniques generally expounded ; further explore Toru Takemitsu's music creation and music traditions of the East and West , as well as contemporary links between other composers ; deeper understanding of Takemitsu and sound techniques heritage and originality. In short, by Takemitsu Toru and sound techniques ontology analysis and related comparative study aimed Takemitsu how diverse cultural background , out of the geographical , ethnic limitations and integration into the world music apex ; how in diverse vastness of the music genre , find a composer music creation personality coordinate .