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A Study of Takemitsu’s Harmonic Techniques

Author WangZuo
Tutor FanZuYin
School Shanghai Conservatory of Music
Course Composition Theory
Keywords Toru Takemitsu Modern harmony techniques Tradition and modernity Tone row Chord structure And sound sequence into
CLC J614
Type PhD thesis
Year 2008
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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 .

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