Accompanying an exhibtion in Tokyo. Book covering half a century of the works of Japan's musicial genius Haruomi Hosono, from Apryl Fool, Happy End, Tin Pan Alley, YMO and solo material. Includes detailed chronology, guide to all his musical works, and a rich visual guide with rare photos, instruments, and comments from including Takashi Matsumoto, Shigeru Suzuki, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi and Kiko Mizuhara. We haven't seen it but indications are it is Japanese only.
Rough translations of the chapters.
Message from Haruomi Hosono
Gen Hoshino 'Hosono san and me'
1947-1968- Early History
1969-1973, Formative Music
1974-1978, Paradise Music
1979-1983, Tokyo Music
1984-2004, Other Worldly Music
2005- Memory Music
Reflections of Hosono: Takashi Matsumoto, Shigeru Suzuki, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi and Kiko Mizuhara
Hosono's instruments, guitars, stringed instruments, digital instruments, others
Private studio, Daisy Bell
Publishers and editors comments.