Toshi Ichiyanagi
Japanese composer
Toshi Ichiyanagi
Toshi Ichiyanagi is a Japanese composer of avant-garde music. He studied with Tomojiro Ikenouchi and John Cage. One of his most notable works is the 1960 composition, Kaiki, which combined Japanese instruments, shō and koto, and western instruments, harmonica and saxophone. Another work Distance requires the performers to play from a distance of three meters from their instruments. Anima 7 (1964) states that chosen action should be performed "as slowly as possible.
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Music for Merce (1952-2009) - El Cultural.es
Google News - over 5 years
... Morton Feldman, Maryanne Amachser, Stuart Dempster, John Gibson, Pauline Oliveros, Michael Publiese, Brenda Hutchinson y algunos otros, estadounidenses todos salvo el sueco Bo Nilsson y los japoneses Yasunao Tone y Toshi Ichiyanagi
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Schwebende Donuts - Badische Zeitung
Google News - over 5 years
Scheinarchitekturen und Reminiszenzen an Kunstwerke, wie etwa das Stück "Music for Piano # 5" des Fluxus-affinen japanischen Komponisten Toshi Ichiyanagi, mischen sich zu anderen Objekten. Diese sind vom Künstler zwar gewählt, vom Animationsprogramm
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Großes Fukushima-Benefizkonzert in Wien - Kleine Zeitung
Google News - over 5 years
Aber auch japanische Komponisten wie Toshi Ichiyanagi und Toru Takemitsu werden angestimmt. "Sich für Menschen in Not zu engagieren, sollte eigentlich eine Selbstverständlichkeit sein", begründete Rachlin sein Engagement. Dass diese Unterstützung nach
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ORF-RSO Wien: Benefizkonzert für Japan am 26. Juni im Wiener Konzerthaus = - APA OTS (Pressemitteilung)
Google News - over 5 years
Zu hören sind Werke von Henry Purcell, Franz Schubert, Camille Saint-Saens, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Toru Takemitsu, Dmitri Schostakowitsch und Claude Debussy. Dirigenten des Abends sind RSO-Chefdirigent Cornelius Meister und Gerald Wirth,
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ORF-RSO Wien im Juni: Benefizkonzert für Japan und Erstaufführung von Jonathan ... - APA OTS (Pressemitteilung)
Google News - over 5 years
Auf dem Programm stehen Werke von Franz Schubert, Camille Saint-Saens, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Toru Takemitsu und Claude Debussy - dargeboten von Georg Nigl (Bariton), Karlheinz Hackl (Gesang), Julian Rachlin (Violine), Ferhan & Ferzan Önder (Klavier),
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New Faces, Old Masters And a Shiny 'Ring'
NYTimes - over 6 years
Dates are subject to change. SEPTEMBER LUNCHTIME CONCERTS Even in a better economy, who can pass up a free concert, especially when the performers are first-rate and the repertory is compelling? Following on free lunchtime Beethoven and Bach cycles of recent years, the Miller Theater now sets its sights on 20th-century American composers, performed
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CLASSICAL MUSIC AND DANCE GUIDE
NYTimes - over 14 years
A selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy opera, classical music and dance events this weekend in the New York metropolitan region. Opera ''AIDA.'' Irina Mishura is the vital Amneris, the only character fully alive within the production's monumental architecture. Go for her, and for the ceremony of it all. The Aida is Michele
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The Widow Peaks
NYTimes - over 16 years
There comes a moment during the concert when Yoko Ono throws the audience an appraising look over her jumbo blue rimless glasses. She's a woman of 67 -- hard to believe as she strips off a tailored jacket to reveal arms absent of extra flesh and thighs wrapped in tight denim. This is not her crowd. It's not even a crowd that belongs to DJ Spooky or
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Why Millions in Japan Read All About Poetry
NYTimes - almost 17 years
Makoto Ooka, a diminutive man of 69, has written 200 major works -- books of poetry, plays, screenplays, journalism and essays on art and literature. He is one of Japan's most celebrated artists and intellectuals. But perhaps his most remarkable accomplishment is his column, which has been published without a break seven days a week for 20 years on
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ART / ARCHITECTURE; Modern Art's Missing Link: The Jersey Scene
NYTimes - about 18 years
ANY list of historic centers of modern art must include Paris, New York, London, Berlin, Moscow and Vienna. And, of course, New Brunswick, N.J. But who knew? Now, with ''Off Limits: Rutgers University and the Avant-Garde, 1957-1963,'' the Newark Museum has organized an illuminating exhibition about one of modern art's lesser-known but pivotal
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Toru Takemitsu, 65, Introspective Composer Whose Music Evokes East andWest, Is Dead
NYTimes - about 21 years
Toru Takemitsu, a prolific composer known for his intensely introspective and usually gently etched concert works as well as for the dozens of colorful, evocative scores he wrote for Japanese films, died yesterday at Toranomen Hospital in Tokyo. He was 65 and had homes in Tokyo and in the mountains near Karuizawa, northwest of Tokyo, where he did
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Music From Japan Celebrates Its 20th
NYTimes - about 22 years
Music From Japan's annual Festival New York is to take place this weekend at the Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, at 70th Street. The 1995 festival, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Music From Japan, will feature lectures, performances and a symposium. It begins tomorrow at 7 P.M. with a lecture and concert on the works of Toshi Ichiyanagi, and
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Reviews/Music; Japanese Compositions In the Western Manner
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: Aside from the flamboyant ritualism of Kodo at the City Center, Manhattan was awash with Japanese music last week. On Wednesday and Thursday nights, a chamber group called the Tokyo International Music Ensemble inaugurated an American tour with two programs at the Japan Society. And on Friday night at Carnegie Hall, the laudable Music From
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MUSIC; Japanese Composers Delve Into the Past for Their Future
NYTimes - about 27 years
LEAD: Orchestral music in Japan has a history at least as old as jazz in America. Although the musical language of many Japanese composers remains rooted in an internationalist style (especially the ''color-field'' style so prevalent here and in Europe since the 60's, best exemplified by composers such as Witold Lutoslawski or Gyorgy Ligeti), it is
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Contemporary Concert By Japanese Ensemble
NYTimes - about 27 years
LEAD: The Tokyo International Music Ensemble - The New Tradition is to play music by contemporary composers on Wednesday and Thursday in the Lila Acheson Wallace Theater at the Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street. The Tokyo International Music Ensemble - The New Tradition is to play music by contemporary composers on Wednesday and Thursday in the
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The Arts Festival; A Japanese Composer's Avant-Garde Concerns
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: When the music of Toru Takemitsu came drifting over the Pacific in the 1960's, the freshness of its language took many Westerners by surprise. Like many works composed in Europe and the United States at the time, his scores were couched in a modern idiom that used clouds of dissonance, orchestral timbres twisted in unusual ways and elements
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MUSIC: MIYATA PLAYS THE SHO
NYTimes - about 30 years
LEAD: THE sho is a Japanese mouth organ that resembles a diminutive stalagmite and sounds like a bright, reedy, almost excruciatingly pure harmonium. An instrument of limited range but rare sonic beauty, it is almost unknown in the United States. As such, Mayumi Miyata's sho recital at the Asia Society Saturday afternoon was of more than usual
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VIOLIN: KOICHIRO HARADA IN JAPANESE WORKS
NYTimes - about 30 years
THE cultivation of violin playing has flourished astonishingly in postwar Japan, as we are often reminded by the presence on the musical scene of so many distinguished Japanese soloists and orchestral musicians. We hear less frequently the body of music that has grown up with and around this phenomenon, a distinctive and often fascinating tradition
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ART AND MUSIC NOTATION COMBINE AT JAPAN HOUSE
NYTimes - over 35 years
Musical notation is first of all a functional system - a way of telling musicians what and how to play. But from the first, as with the writing and printing of words, there has been a graphic, visually artistic side to notation. Anyone who follows or reads a score knows that notation mirrors the curves and lines of sound, and that the synchronism
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    THIRTIES
  • 1963
    Age 30
    Ichiyanagi was married to Yoko Ono from 1956 to 1963.
    More Details Hide Details Ichiyanagi is the recipient of the 33rd Suntory Music Award (2001). He has been honored with Japan's Order of Culture.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1961
    Age 28
    Born in 1961.
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