Steven Kazuo Takasugi

M U S I C

Writing

“Warum Theater? Oder: eine Reihe ungeladener Gäste,” MusikTexte 149 (May 2016).

“On Musical Content (from a Composer’s Perspective),” Substance and Content in Music Today, (Hofheim: Wolke, 2014), pp. 11-20.

“Not Toward, but Away: One Perspective on an Asian Influenced Future Music (2001),” The Open Space Magazine, edited by Benjamin Boretz, et al., issue 15/16, fall 2013/winter 2014, pp. 269- 73.

“Material: Towards a Music Without Qualities,” Musical Material Today, (Hofheim: Wolke Verlag, 2012), pp. 179-190.

The Second Century of New Music: Search Yearbook Volume 1, edited by Franklin Cox, Daniel Peter Biro, Alexander Sigman, and Steven Kazuo Takasugi (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2011).

“Diary of a Lung: a Guided Tour,” Facets of the Second Modernity (Hofheim: Wolke Verlag, 2008), pp. 217-228.

“Fremde Hörterrains. Sieben Betrachtungen aus der Perspektive eines aufnehmenden Mikrofonisten/Kopfhörerträgers,” (“Seven Views of a Strange Listening Terrain
from the Perspective of a Sampling Microphonist/Headphonist”) Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, 2007/04, pp. 28-29.

“Strange Autumn: an Attempt at an Interpretation,” Electronics in New Music (Hofheim: Wolke Verlag, 2006), 204-220.

“The morphology of spatial containers,” Musical Morphology (Hofheim: Wolke Verlag, 2004), pp. 207-222.

“Klang: sound composition ‘pulled inside out,’” The Foundations of Contemporary Composing (Hofheim: Wolke Verlag, 2004), pp. 173-186.

“Vers une myopie musicale,” Polyphony and Complexity (Hofheim: Wolke Verlag, 2002), pp. 291-302.

About the composer’s work:

Polzhofer, Kai Johannes. “Karl Kraus in Coney Island: Steven Kazuo Takasugis Sideshow,” Musik und Ästhetik 79 (2016).

Seidl, Hannes. “Zwischen den Ohren: Über das Hören der Musik Steven Kazuo Takasugis,” Musik und Ästhetik 64 (2012), pp. 81-87.

Barkin, Elaine R. “Recent Excellent (and Not So Excellent) Adventures in Listening,” The Open Space Magazine, edited by Benjamin Boretz, et al., issues 12/13, 2011, pp. 182-7.

Bača, Trevor. “Unremitting Ambiguity: A Partial Reading of Steven Kazuo Takasugi’s The Flypaper” in The Second Century of New Music: Search Yearbook Volume 1, edited by Franklin Cox, et al., (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2011), pp. 149-168.

Mahnkopf, Claus-Steffen. “In Freundschaft: Mark André, Frank Cox, Wolfram Schurig und Steven Kazuo Takasugi,” Die Humanität der Musik (Hofheim: Wolke Verlag, 2007), pp. 224-242.

Tsao, Ming. “Zwischen den Zeilen von Steven Kazuo Takasugis Werk Jargon of Nothingness” (“Between the lines of Steven Kazuo Takasugi’s recent work Jargon of Nothingess”), Musik und Ästhetik 31 (2004), pp. 63-83.

Mahnkopf, Claus-Steffen. “Architektur und neue Musik,” Musik und Architektur, (Saarbrücken: PFAU-Verlag, 2003), pp. 91-92.

Mahnkopf, Claus-Steffen. “Der Strukturbegriff der musikalischen Dekonstruktion,” Musik und Ästhetik 21 (2002), pp. 53-54.