Takehisa Kosugi TAKEHISA KOSUGI creates mixed-media sound performances and installations, making use of daily materials and electronic technology, realizing the multiplicity of sounds in space. Born in Tokyo in 1938, he studied musicology at the Tokyo University of Arts, graduating in 1962. During this period he began multi-instrumental improvisation.
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Takehisa Kosugi: Music Expanded is organized by Jay Sanders, Curator and Curator of Performance, concurrently with the Whitney Museum’s inaugural exhibition America Is Hard to See. Special thanks to Lola Harney, Gregor Quack, Takako Okamoto, Yuzo Sakuramoto, Lary 7, and MV Carbon.Check out Takehisa Kosugi on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.Takehisa Kosugi was a composer, performer, and artist who produced and presented musical and visual works since the 1960s. His improvisational performance and sound installations use daily materials and technology to realize the multiplicity of sounds in space.
Takehisa Kosugi, the Japanese Fluxist composer, sonic installation artist, and avant-garde violinist who reimagined the boundaries of music for five decades, died last Friday at the age of eighty. In 1960, Kosugi cofounded Group Ongaku, a Tokyo-based collective widely considered the first improvisational music ensemble formed in both the country and the world. In the 1970s, he helped create.
Composer, multi-instrumentalist and mixed-media artist, Takehisa Kosugi has stood on the forefront of the Japanese avant-garde for over six decades. In the 1960s, he was part of Japan's first improvisational music collective, Group Ongaku, and contributed to Fluxus in New York. In 1969, he founded the influential, experimental ensemble The Taj Mahal Travellers, and in 1975 he would release his.
Takehisa Kosugi was born on March 14, 1938 in Tokyo, Japan. He is known for his work on Flux Concert (1979), Junk (1962) and Asparagus (1979). He died on October 12, 2018 in Ashiya City, Japan.
Takehisa Kosugi - List of Works 1961 Anima 1 (event for long string) 1961 Micro 1 (sound event for microphone) 1962 Organic Music (mixed-media performance) 1962 Anima 2 (event for large bag with zippers) 1962 Chironomy 1 (event for a hand) 1962 EAR DRUM EVENT (event for windor and door) 1962 South No. 1 (vocal event) 1963 Theater Music (walking event) 1963 Malika 5 (event for flower).
Takehisa Kosugi plays live music at The Kitchen Names Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name) Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938-(Instrumentalist) Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938-(Composer) Kitchen Center for Video, Music, Dance, Performance, Film, and Literature (New York, N.Y.) (Host) Collection. Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Takehisa Kosugi's improvisations, both with violin and miscellaneous sounding objects, have a sense of emerging from the bottom of a spiritual unconscious. From this place comes a music based more on the feeling of sounds than conscious arrangement.
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Takehisa Kosugi's improvisations, both with violin and miscellaneous sounding objects, have a sense of emerging from the bottom of a spiritual unconscious. From this place comes a music based more on the feeling of sounds than conscious arrangement. Memory, physical action, tactile perceptions.
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In one essay he observes that “all true education is unconscious seduction.” I was looking around for “strange” music and picked up all sorts of odds and ends. The minimalists provided the most apparent style from outside the conventional tradition, but the real educational experience came from a series of radio programmes Edward Cowie made for the ABC, called Towards New Music.