cover
cover

Sulla tela del tempo

Filosofia del suono nell’Etude III per pianoforte di Toshio Hosokawa

Letizia Michielon    Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello, Venezia, Italia    

VIEW PDF DOWNLOAD PDF

abstract

Etude III for piano by Hosokawa Toshio is an admirable summary of his poetics, which are closely related to the aesthetics of emptiness. In his works, acting as a link between Eastern and Western culture the composer studies the polarity between sound and silence, reinterpreting it in the light of calligraphic experience. Inspired by shodō, Hosokawa traces sound within the spatial-temporal dimension thanks to an interior openness that makes it possible to listen to one’s own voice. Energy (ki) is thus released, fuelling a network of relations that are suspended on the border of impermanence and placed in the background of a great void. Thanks to the respect for every being that contributes to universe life, Hosokawa’s can not only be interpreted as an artistic, civil and political lesson, but also as a sociological and ecological one.

Pubblicato
21 Aprile 2023
Accettato
24 Novembre 2022
Presentato
30 Agosto 2022
Lingua
IT
ISBN (PRINT)
978-88-6969-702-9
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-701-2

Keywords: CalligraphyHosokawaEtude IIISilence and soundEmptiness

Copyright: © 2023 Letizia Michielon. This is an open-access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction is permitted, provided that the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. The license allows for commercial use. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.