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Toru Takemitsu

Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: Takemitsu

Daniel Asia | Posted 04.25.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

Toru Takemitsu never wrote an ugly sound in his life. Animated throughout his career by nature, many of his works carry titles relating to water or trees. This is so of two of his most beautiful works, Water Ways and Rainspell.

Dog Ears Music: Born in October Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Cliff Richard, Thelonius Monk, Matthew Sweet, John Lennon, Zoot Sims, Mahalia Jackson and more.

Japanese New-Wave Director Hiroshi Teshigahara as Renaissance Man (VIDEO)

Network Awesome | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home
Network Awesome

Viewing Hiroshi Teshigahara's 1965 short White Morning, it's easy to get the impression that the filmmaker, like Scorsese or Godard, is obsessed with cinema itself, totally devoted to deciphering its language and developing its potential.

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Brooklyn Orchestra Upends Traditional Classical Music

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WATCH: The String Orchestra of Brooklyn is a small all-volunteer orchestra that aims to bring classical music back to its roots. ...