Publisher: Wesleyan; 1 edition (February 12, 2004)
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the normal musics of China, Japan and Korea were a tremendous resource of proposal for lots of Western composers. a few, like Chou Wen-chung and John Cage, have moved past superficial borrowing of "Eastern" musical components in earnest makes an attempt to appreciate non-Western rules of composition. whilst, many Asian composers, usually proficient within the West or in Western track traditions, were utilizing Asian components to create works of exact musical synthesis. because of such cultural interpenetrations, the panorama of Western artwork song has been irreversably altered.Locating East Asia in Western artwork track is a comparative research of Asian-influenced Western composers and Western-influenced Asian composers, and the 1st sustained exploration of this go cultural trade. Bringing jointly paintings by way of tune theorists, musicologists and ethnomusicologists, this ebook explores how musical notions of East and West are built and used by composers, and reevaluates the numerous methods East Asian composers have contributed to advancements in 20th century track. Composers mentioned comprise John Cage, Toru Takemitsu, Chou Wen-chung, Toshiro Mayuzumi, Isang Yun, Tan Dun, John Zorn, and Henry Cowell.CONTRIBUTORS: Hugh De Ferranti, Yayoi U. Everett, Judith Herd, Ellie Hisama, Eric Lai, Frederic Lau, Fredric Lieberman, Steven Nuss, Nancy Rao, and Yu Siuwah.