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Gymnopedie No. 1
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Images 1: No. 1, Reflets Dans L'eau
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Images 1: No. 2, Hommage a Rameau
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Prelude in C Major from The Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846
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Minuet in G Major, BWV Anh. 114 from Notenbuch der Anna Magdalena Bach

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A pianist with over 100 Japanese releases to his his credit, Yuji Takahashi first attracted notice as an avant-garde composer in the early '60s while a member of the New Directions group along with Toshi Ichiyanagi and Kenji Kobayashi. After premiering Iannis Xenakis' Herma, a piano composition dedicated to him, Takahashi studied stochastic music under Xenakis between 1963 and 1966. After leaving Xenakis' tutelage, Takahashi focused his energies largely on composing, working wi... Read more

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