Tag Toru Takemitsu

Equinox for Guitar by Tōru Takemitsu

Equinox for Guitar by Tōru Takemitsu

Equinox for Guitar by Japanese composer Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996) – One of the 20th Century’s most influential composers, Takemitsu was also a writer on aesthetics and music theory. Known for his subtle attention to timbre, silence, and fusing tradition with innovation. His music has a…

Finlay Hay Performs Takemitsu & Regondi

Scottish guitarist Finlay Hay performs Wainscot Pond from In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). This comes via Finlay Hay’s YouTube Channel. Below Hay performs Etude No.1 by Giulio Regondi (1823–1872) via Matthew McAllister’s YouTube. Finlay Hay is studying in his…

Rob MacDonald plays In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu

Canadian guitarist Rob MacDonald plays In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). The three movements are: Wainscot Pond; Rosedale; and Muir Woods. This comes via MacDonald’s excellent YouTube channel. Video by Drew Henderson. Excellent playing by MacDonald with clean and…

In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu

In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). The three movements are: Wainscot Pond; Rosedale; and Muir Woods. The above video is Canadian guitarist Rob MacDonald via his excellent YouTube. This is one of the most important works for guitar of…

Kevin Cahill Plays Equinox by Takemitsu

Kevin Cahill plays Equinox by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). This comes via Open Strings Berlin and their amazing Youtube Channel which has been a new source of high quality productions and great music. Takemitsu is one of my favourite composers. His music has a beauty…

Review: Bidla by Agnew McAllister Duo

Bidla – Agnew McAllister Duo Aisling Agnew (Flute), Matthew McAllister (Guitar) Artist Websites: agnewmcallisterduo.com, matthewmcallister.com, aislingagnew.com Release Date: June 15, 2015 Editor, Producer, Artwork: Uros Baric In Collaboration with Baros Records Buy or Listen to Samples: Bidla on Amazon Repertoire: Sonata…

Jérôme Ducharme plays Takemitsu

Canadian guitarist Jérôme Ducharme plays A Piece for Guitar (1991) by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). Performed for the Maastricht Guitar Society November 28th 2014.  Nice little piece with the usual spacious beauty and interest in sound that is often associated with…