CD Spotlight. A Very Joyous Disc - Brahms arranged by Kenneth Woods impresses Alice McVeigh. '... this is an excellent performance representing a useful, joyful and even inspired addition to the orchestral repertoire.'
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He is known for creating experimental music as part of the interdisciplinary Fluxus movement, heavily influenced by John Cage, which emphasised the artistic process rather than the finished product.
In the early 1960s he created music with the Tokyo-based ensemble Group Ongaku (music group), and later worked on his own, and as part of the Taj Mahal Travellers (1969-75).
From 1995 he was music director of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Takehisa Kosugi, who lived in Osaka, died on 12 October 2018, aged eighty.