The American composer La Monte Young:
In affirming our current artistic position from the perspective of music and fine arts, we (I and Chris Dahlgren in this artistic research a.o.i. - lasting memories in the performance as an objective of this research) cannot start without La Monte Young, especially after the modernism of music composers like Toru Takemitsu in the 20th century.
My interest in the work of La Monte Young is his humanity in the arts from the aspect of performing arts towards future human and non-human society. In the context of philosophy, it addresses 'enactivism' in terms of cognitive science, but La Monte Young's work is more widespread sense.
La Monte Young and my father has the same year of their birth. La Monte Young is my father's generation. I have a great experience from La Monte Young's work towards post-Toru Takemitsu in Japanese fine arts. – post-musical score (deconstruction of the musical score as a metaphysical expression)
Toru Takemitsu was a Japanese composer in-between between Western and Eastern arts and in-between modernity and contemporary towards the digital age, who was one of the composers, who worked with decolonial artistic approach in the fine arts (in the context of from pop music to classical Avant-garde music in term of the music score between Western and Eastern music, was created the communication by Toru Takemitsu horizontally.) in the 20th century. During the coronial era in the world, the Western music score was the main domain in the music worldwide. There was no communication between Western and Non-Western music until post-war in the 20th century. One is in my artistic resarch variation I, Corona (1962) for pianist(s) by Toru Takemitsu. This is a representative work. This his work Corona (1962) incorporates the essence of performing methods such as the "koto (琴)" as a new way of playing the piano.
Avent-Garde in Music: John Cage -> Toru Takemitsu (Toru Takemitsu studied the music composition under John Cage. In post-war, to study Fine arts/music in Avant-Garde, there was no possibility to study Avant-garde in music at art academy or art university. There was still the era of the music conservatory.)
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