Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

Classical Discoveries Goes to Japan - Land of the Rising Sun

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Orchestra
Conductor Soloist/
Performer
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano www.castellanomusic.net 5:30
Ochi, Takashi (1934-2010) Duos" on Ancient Japanese Folk Melodies" Miki Nishiyama & Ugo Orlandini, mandolins Nuova Era - 5:31
Yashiro, Akio (1929-1976) Suite Classique Kazuo Yasukawa & Keiko Kanazawa, pianists Camerata - 5:38
Mayuzumi, Toshiro (1929-1997) Conocerto for Percussion and Wind Orchestra SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble, Peter Holcomb, conductor Albany Records - 5:52
Akutagawa, Yasushi (1925-1989) Theme of Akoroshi Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Tetsuji Honna, conductor King Records - 6:01
Abe, Komei (1911-2006) Symphony No. 1 Russian Philhatrmonic Orchestra, Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor Naxos - 6:06
Sakamoto, Ryuichi (1952- ) Tong-Poo Chitose Okashiro & J. Y. Song-, pianists Pro Piano Records - 6:26
Ikebe, Shin-Ichiro(1943- ) Symphony No. 5 "Simplex" Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Kotaro Sato, conductor Camerata - 6:32
Yasuda, Fumio (1953- ) Last Requiem European Art Orchestra, Bernd Ruf, conductor Winter & Winter - 6:54
Hirabayashi, Asako Scherzo for Fortepiano & Harpsichord Gail Olszewski, fortepiano, Asako Hirabayashi, harpsichord Albany Records - 7:01
Miyagi, Michio (1894-1956) Rondon No Yuru No Ame (A Wet Night in London) Yuko Naito, koto ARC Music Productions - 7:04
Satoh, Somei (1947- ) Ruika Masaharu Kanda, cello String Ensemble Endless, Toshiyuki Uzuka, conductor New Albion - 7:10
Kondo, Jo (1947- ) Isthmus, for 7 instruments Musica Practica Ensemble, Ryoichi Kawai, conductor Fontec - 7:32
Yoshimatsu, Takashi (1953- ) Marimba Concerto "Bird Rhythmics", Op. 109 Nanae Mimura, marimba, Yamagata Symphony Orchestra, Norichika Iimori, conductor Denon - 7:36
Asaoka, Makiko (1956- ) "Rio" from Four Pieces for Harpsichord Calvert Johnson, harpsichord Albany Records - 8:05
Nishimura, Akira (1953- ) Fanfare for Orchestra Wurttembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, Norichika Iimori, conductor Camerata - 8:09
Kanno, Yoshihiro (1953- ) Lunar Rainbow for piano, toy piano and computer Noriko Ogawa, piano BIS - 8:16
Ifukube, Akira (1914-2006) Selection from the Soundtrack to the Film "Monster Zero" Unidentified orchestra Futureland 8:30
Ifukube, Akira (1914-2006) Suite from the Ballet "Drumming of Japan" for 9 drums and orchestra Orchestra conducted by Akira Ifukube Futureland (Toshiba EMI) - 8:33
Hashimoto, Hideaki Tancho-Bayashi Nihon Daiko, drummer, Hakashi Hashimoto, conductor Musical Heritage Society 9:04
Togawa, Yoichi (1959- ) "Sunlight Shining Through the Leaves of Trees - Prayer" Masayuko Kino, violin, Ensemble 1.17, Akihito Mihara, conductor Yoichi Togawa 9:09
Abe, Keiko (1937- ) Conversation in the Forest II Keiko Abe, Marimba, Michigan Chamber Players Forte Music Entertainment 9:24
Takemitsu, Toru (1930-1996) Dreamtime Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Hiroyuki Iwaki, conductor ABC Classics - 9:38
Ishii, Maki (1936-2003) Sho-Ko for Orchestra - Tetra-tone Sounds NHK Symphony Orchestra, Yuzo Toyama, conductor CBS Sony/Japan - 9:50
Takano, Mari (1960- ) LigAlien I Nathan Nabb, soprano, saxophone, Masahito Sugihara, tenor saxophone, Winston Choi, piano BIS - 10:07
Takemitsu, Toru (1930-1996) Rain Tree Sketch II Peter Hill, piano Delphian - 10:16
Tanaka, Karen (1961- ) Invisible Curve Ensemble Reconsil Orlando Records - 10:20
Hayashi, Hikaru (1931-2012) The Second Symphony "Canciones" Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Tadaaki Otaka, conductor, Yuji Takahashi, piano Camerata - 10:30
Miyagi, Michio (1894-1956) Sekire (The Wagtail) Yamato Ensemble ARC Music Productions - 10:55