Yuji Takahashi

Real Name:
高橋悠治
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Yuji Takahashi was born in Tokyo in 1938. He studied composition with Minao Shibata and Roh Ogura. From 1963 to 1966, he lived in Europe, where he studied with Iannis Xenakis. From 1966 to 1972 he lived in the United States and performed with orchestras across the continent. During the 1970s, he recorded the piano music of Bach, Satie and others for Denon. In 1978, Takahashi organized the Suigyu Band to perform Asian protest songs. Since 1983, he has performed regularly with composer-pianist Miyake Haruna. Recently he has been composing for traditional Japanese instruments as well as playing the piano and the computer.
Brother of Aki Takahashi
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FYLP-X102 Yuji Takahashi - Sonatas And Interludes Vol. 2 album art Yuji Takahashi Plays John Cage Yuji Takahashi Plays John Cage - Sonatas And Interludes Vol. 2(LP) Fylkingen Records FYLP-X102 Sweden 1966 Sell This Version
FYLP-X101 Yuji Takahashi - Sonatas And Interludes Vol. 1 album art Yuji Takahashi Plays John Cage Yuji Takahashi Plays John Cage - Sonatas And Interludes Vol. 1(LP) Fylkingen Records FYLP-X101 Sweden 1966 Sell This Version
VCS-10030, VCS•10030 Yuji Takahashi - Metastasis / Pithoprakta / Eonta album art Xenakis* - French National Radio Orchestra*, Maurice Le Roux / Instrumental Ensemble For Contemporary Music Of Paris*, Konstantin Simonovic*, Yuji Takahashi Xenakis* - French National Radio Orchestra*, Maurice Le Roux / Instrumental Ensemble For Contemporary Music Of Paris*, Konstantin Simonovic*, Yuji Takahashi - Metastasis / Pithoprakta / Eonta (Album) Vanguard, Vanguard VCS-10030, VCS•10030 US 1967 Sell This Version
H-71202 Yuji Takahashi - Concerto For Prepared Piano & Orchestra / Baroque Variations album art John Cage / Lukas Foss, Yuji Takahashi John Cage / Lukas Foss, Yuji Takahashi - Concerto For Prepared Piano & Orchestra / Baroque Variations (Album) Nonesuch H-71202 US 1968 Sell This Version
OS-10055-J Yuji Takahashi - Transformation Of Piano = ピアノの変換  album art Toshiro Mayuzumi, Joji Yuasa, Yuji Takahashi, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Shinichi Matsushita Toshiro Mayuzumi, Joji Yuasa, Yuji Takahashi, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Shinichi Matsushita - Transformation Of Piano = ピアノの変換 (Album) Columbia OS-10055-J Japan 1970 Sell This Version
JRZ-2501 Yuji Takahashi - Space Theatre album art Toru Takemitsu / Yuji Takahashi / Iannis Xenakis Toru Takemitsu / Yuji Takahashi / Iannis Xenakis - Space Theatre (Album) RCA JRZ-2501 Japan 1970 Sell This Version
MS/5000 Yuji Takahashi - New Music For Piano(s) album art Iannis Xenakis, Roger Reynolds, Yuji Takahashi, Earle Brown - Yuji Takahashi Iannis Xenakis, Roger Reynolds, Yuji Takahashi, Earle Brown - Yuji Takahashi - New Music For Piano(s)(LP, Gat) Mainstream Records MS/5000 US 1970 Sell This Version
SONC-16023-J Yuji Takahashi - Plays Bach album art Yuji Takahashi Plays Bach(LP, Album) CBS/Sony SONC-16023-J Japan 1971 Sell This Version
OS-10123-N Yuji Takahashi - Orphika / "Kyō-Sō" Für Schlagzeuggruppe Und Orchester album art Yuji Takahashi / Maki Ishii Yuji Takahashi / Maki Ishii - Orphika / "Kyō-Sō" Für Schlagzeuggruppe Und Orchester (Album) Columbia OS-10123-N Japan 1972 Sell This Version
ARL1-0363 Yuji Takahashi - Visions De L'amen (For Two Pianos) album art Olivier Messiaen - Peter Serkin / Yuji Takahashi Olivier Messiaen - Peter Serkin / Yuji Takahashi - Visions De L'amen (For Two Pianos) (Album) RCA Red Seal ARL1-0363 US 1973 Sell This Version
NCC-8510-N Yuji Takahashi - Three Keyboard Concertos album art Yuji Takahashi : Bach* Yuji Takahashi : Bach* - Three Keyboard Concertos (Album) Denon NCC-8510-N Japan 1974 Sell This Version
YQ-7009-N Yuji Takahashi - Y. Takahashi + M. Sato album art Y. Takahashi* + M. Sato* Y. Takahashi* + M. Sato* - Y. Takahashi + M. Sato (Album) Columbia YQ-7009-N Japan 1974 Sell This Version
OX-7032-ND Yuji Takahashi - Images I/II • Estampes • L'île Joyeuse album art Yuji Takahashi Plays Debussy* Yuji Takahashi Plays Debussy* - Images I/II • Estampes • L'île Joyeuse (Album) Denon OX-7032-ND Japan 1975 Sell This Version
OQ-7289-N Yuji Takahashi - Piano Recital album art Yuji Takahashi : Beethoven*Messiaen*Stravinsky* Yuji Takahashi : Beethoven*Messiaen*Stravinsky* - Piano Recital (Album) Columbia OQ-7289-N Japan 1975 Sell This Version
40X-9023-ND Yuji Takahashi - Purcell's Last Pieces album art Yuji Takahashi Purcell's Last Pieces (Album) Columbia 40X-9023-ND Japan 1975 Sell This Version
OQ-7298-N Yuji Takahashi - The (Electric) Art Of The Fugue album art J. S. Bach* / Yuji Takahashi J. S. Bach* / Yuji Takahashi - The (Electric) Art Of The Fugue (Album) Columbia OQ-7298-N Japan 1975 Sell This Version
SJX-7535 Yuji Takahashi - A Prospect Of Contemporary Violin Music album art Toru Takemitsu / Hikaru Hayashi / John Cage / Yuji Takahashi - Paul Zukofsky Toru Takemitsu / Hikaru Hayashi / John Cage / Yuji Takahashi - Paul Zukofsky - A Prospect Of Contemporary Violin Music(LP, Album) Victor SJX-7535 Japan 1975 Sell This Version
OX-7063-ND Yuji Takahashi - Evryali • Herma / Quatre Études De Rythme album art Yuji Takahashi Plays Xenakis* And Messiaen* Yuji Takahashi Plays Xenakis* And Messiaen* - Evryali • Herma / Quatre Études De Rythme (Album) Denon OX-7063-ND Japan 1976 Sell This Version
YX-7085-N Yuji Takahashi - Distant Voices album art Steve Lacy, Yuji Takahashi, Takehisa Kosugi Steve Lacy, Yuji Takahashi, Takehisa Kosugi - Distant Voices (Album) Columbia YX-7085-N Japan 1976 Sell This Version
OX-7059-ND Yuji Takahashi - Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared Piano album art Yuji Takahashi : John Cage Yuji Takahashi : John Cage - Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared Piano (Album) Denon OX-7059-ND Japan 1976 Sell This Version
OX-7071-ND Yuji Takahashi - L'Oeuvre Pour Piano album art Yuji Takahashi : Erik Satie Yuji Takahashi : Erik Satie - L'Oeuvre Pour Piano (Album) Denon OX-7071-ND Japan 1976 Sell This Version
ME 5002 Yuji Takahashi - Yuji Plays Yuji album art Yuji Takahashi Yuji Plays Yuji (Album) Deutsche Grammophon ME 5002 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
ME 5001 Yuji Takahashi - Yuji Plays Bach album art Yuji Takahashi Yuji Plays Bach (Album) Deutsche Grammophon ME 5001 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
AL-12 Yuji Takahashi - Plays Takahashi & Kondo album art Norio Sato Plays Takahashi* & Kondo* Norio Sato Plays Takahashi* & Kondo* - Plays Takahashi & Kondo (Album) ALM Records AL-12 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
OX-7107~8-ND Yuji Takahashi - The Six Partitas, BWV 825–830 album art Yuji Takahashi : J. S. Bach* Yuji Takahashi : J. S. Bach* - The Six Partitas, BWV 825–830 (Album) Denon OX-7107~8-ND Japan 1977 Sell This Version