Listing Works by Takemitsu

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Index:

[Orchestral Works] [Chamber Music] [Tape Music] [Theater Pieces] [Books]

Orchestral Works

  1. Joi de Vivre (50)
  2. Solitude Sonore (58)
  3. Tableau Noir (58) with narrator
  4. Music of Trees (61)
  5. Coral Island (62) with soprano
  6. Arc Part I (63)
  7. Textures (64) with piano
  8. Arc Part II (66)
  9. Green (67)
  10. November Steps (67) with shakuhachi and biwa
  11. Asterism (68) with piano
  12. Crossing (70) with piano, vibraphone, guitar, harp, and woman voice
  13. Cassiopeia (71) with percussion
  14. Winter (71)
  15. Gémaux Part I (72) with oboe and trombone
  16. Autumn (73) with shakuhachi and biwa
  17. Gitimalya (74) with marimba
  18. Marginalia (76)
  19. Arc (76) with piano
  20. A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden (77)
  21. Far Calls, Coming Far! (80) with violin
  22. Dreamtime (81)
  23. Star-Isle (82)
  24. To the Edge of Dream (83) with guitar
  25. Orion and Pleiades (84) with cello
  26. Vers, l'arc-en-ciel, Palma (84) with guitar and oboe d'amour
  27. Riverrn (84) with piano
  28. Dream/Window (85)
  29. Gémaux (86) with oboe and trombone
  30. I hear the Water Dreaming (87) with flute
  31. Twill by Twillight -In memory of Morton Feldman (88)
  32. A String around Autumn (89) with violin
  33. Visions (90)
  34. My Way of Life -In memory of Michael Vyner (90) with bariton and mixed chorus
  35. From Me Flows What You Call Time (90) with 5 percussions
  36. Fantasma/Cantos (91) with clarinet
  37. Quotation of Dream -Say sea, take me! (91) with 2 pianos
  38. How Slow the Wind (91)
  39. Ceremonial -An Autumn Ode (92) with sho
  40. Family Tree (92) with narrator
  41. Archipelago S. (93) for 21 players
  42. Fantasma/Cantos II (94) with trombone
  43. Spirit Garden (94)
  44. Spectral Canticle (95) with violin and guitar

Chamber Music

  1. Lento in Due Movimenti (50) for piano (revised in 90 as "Litani")
  2. Distance de Fée (51) for violin and piano
  3. At the Circus (52) for piano
  4. Uninterrupted Rest (52) for piano
  5. Chamber Concerto (55) for 12 winds
  6. Requiem for strings (57)
  7. Le Son Calligraphié I, II (58) for 8 strings
  8. Scene (59) for cello and strings
  9. Masque, I/II (59) for two flutes
  10. Uninterrupted Rest II,III (59) for piano
  11. Landscape (60) for string quartet
  12. Le Son Calligraphié III (60) for 8 strings
  13. Masque, III (60) for two flutes
  14. Piano Distance (61) for piano
  15. Ring (61) for 3 players
  16. Corona (62) for pianist(s)
  17. Corona II (62) for string(s)
  18. Crossing (62) for pianom
  19. Sacrifice (62) for alto flute, lute, and vibraphone
  20. Arc (63) for strings
  21. Valeria (65) for violin, cello, guitar, electric organ, 2 piccolos, & flute
  22. Eclipse (66) for shakuhachi and biwa
  23. Dorian Horizon (66) for strings
  24. Cross Talk (68) for 2 bandoneons and tape
  25. Stanza I (69) for woman voice, piano, guitar, harp and vibraphone
  26. Season (70) for percussion
  27. Eucalypts I (70) for flute, oboe, harp, and strings
  28. Voice (71) for flute
  29. Eucalypts II (71) for flute, oboe and harp
  30. Stanza II (71) for harp and tape
  31. Munari by Munari (71) for percussion
  32. Distance (72) for oboe (and sho)
  33. For Away (73) for piano
  34. Voyage (73)
  35. In an Autumn Garden (73)
  36. Garden Rain (74) for brass ensemble
  37. Folios (74) for guitar
  38. Bryce (76) for flute, 2 harps, and 2 percessions
  39. Waves (76) for clarinet. horn, 2 trombones, & percussion
  40. Quatrain II (77) for clarinet, violin, cello,amp; piano
  41. 12 Songs for guitar (77)
  42. Waterways (78) for clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 2 harps, & 2 vibraphones
  43. Les yeux clos (79) for piano
  44. In an Autumn Garden, comlete version (79)
  45. A Way a Lone (81) for string quartet
  46. Toward the Sea (81) for alto flute and guitar
  47. Rain Tree (81) for 3 percussions
  48. A Way a Lone II (81) for strings
  49. Toward the Sea II (81) for alto flute, harp, & strings
  50. Rain Coming (82) for chamber orchestra
  51. Rain Spell (82) for flute, clarinet, harp, piano, & vibraphone
  52. Rain Tree Sketch (82) for piano
  53. From Far Beyond Chrysanthemums and November Fog (83) for violin and piano
  54. Rocking Mirror Daybreak (83) for 2 violins
  55. Orion (84) for cello and piano
  56. Entre-temp (86) for oboe and string quartet
  57. Rain Dreaming (86) for harpshicord
  58. Day Signal -Signals from Heaven I- (87) for brasses
  59. Night Signal -Signals from Heaven II- (87) for brasses
  60. Nostalghia -In memory of Andrei Tarkovskij (87) for violin and strings
  61. All in Twilight (87) for guitar
  62. Tree Line (88) for chamber orchestra
  63. Les yeux clos II (88) for piano
  64. Toward the Sea III (88) for alto flute & harp
  65. Itinerant -In memory of Isamu Noguchi (89) for flute
  66. Litany -In memory of Michael Vyner (90) for piano
  67. And then I knew 'twas Wind (92) for flute, viola & harp
  68. Rain Tree Sketch II -In memoriam Olivier Messiaen (92) for piano
  69. Between Tides (93) for violin, cello, & piano
  70. Paths (94) for trumpet
  71. A Bird Came Down the Walk (94) for viola and piano
  72. Air (95) for flute

Tape Music

  1. Static Relief (55)
  2. Vocalism A.I. (56)
  3. Clap Vocalism (56)
  4. Ki-Sora-Tori (56)
  5. Sky, Horse, and Death (58)
  6. Quiet Design (60)
  7. Water Music (60)
  8. Toward (70)
  9. A Minneapolis Garden (86)
  10. The Sea is Still (86)

Theater Pieces

  1. Time Perspective (64)
  2. Blue Aurora for Toshi Ichiyanagi (64)
  3. Seven Hills Events (66)
  4. Wavelength (84)

Books written by Takemitsu in Japanese

  1. Takemitsu Toru <- 1930...infinity. Private Publication, 1964.
  2. Oto, Chinmoku to Hakariaeru hodoni (Sound :Confronting the Silence).Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1971.
  3. Kotsugetsu-aruiwa 'a honey moon' (Bone-Moon, or a honeymoon).Private Publication, 1973.
  4. Ki no Kagami,Sogen no Kagami (Mirror of Tree,Mirror of Field).Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1975.
  5. Ongaku no Yohaku kara (From the Space Left in Music).Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1980.
  6. Yume no Inyo (Quotation of Dream).Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1984.
  7. Ongaku o Yobisamasu Mono (Awakening of Music).Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1985.
  8. Yume to Kazu (Dream and Number).Tokyo: Libroport, 1987.
  9. Opera o Tsukuru (Making an Opera), written in collaboration with Oe Kenzaburo. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1990.
  10. Oto-Kotoba-Ningen (Sound-Word-Man), written in collaboration with Kawada Junzo. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1992.
  11. Tooi Yobigoe no Kanata e (Beyond the Far Calls).Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1992.
  12. Toki no Entei (Gardener of Time), a posthumous work).Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1996.

Books written by Takemitsu in English


Books on Takemitsu in Japanese


Books on Takemitsu in English


Comments and questions are welcome.
Author: ASHIDA, Naoyuki <ashida@gavo.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp>