Buried Treasure: Japan Part I

Listening Guide

The Work




YAMADA
SYMPHONY IN F, TRIUMPH AND PEACE (1912)

1.MODERATO
2.ADAGIO NON TANTO E POCO MARCIAL
3.POCO VIVACE
4.ADAGIOMOLTO – MOLTO ALLEGRO E TRIOMFANTE

Ulster Orchestra
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.555350 cd)


YAMADA
MANDARA NO HANA

Yomiuri Nippon Symphony
Shigenobu Yamaoka, conductor
(JVC 116 8) [JAPAN 14 42]
Ulster Orchestra
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.555350 cd)


MOROI
STRING SEXTET

Iso String Sextet
(King GT 9325)


KONOYE
ETENRAKU, GAGAKU

Philadelphia Orchestra
Leopold Stokowski, conductor
(Cala CACD 0501)[MISC] I/5
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Ryusuke Numajiri, conductor
(Naxos 8.555071 cd) [JAPAN] 6/29A


KIYOSE
JAPANESE FESTIVAL DANCES

Yomiuri Nippon Symphony
Shigenobu Yamaoka, conductor
(JVC 116 8)[JAPAN 14 42]








HASHIMOTO
SYMPHONIC SUITE: HEAVENLY MAIDEN AND FISHERMAN

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Ryusuke Numajiri, conductor
(Naxos 8.555881 cd)




HASHIMOTO
3 WASAN

1) WASAN 1
2) WASAN 2
3) WASAN 3

Akiya Fukushima, baritone
Tokyo Geidai Philharmonia
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.572869 cd)


MITSUKURI
SIX HAIKAI DE BASHO

Yomiuru Nippon Symphony
Shigenobu Yamaoka, conductor
(JVC 116 8)[JAPAN 14 42]


IKENOUCHI
STRING QUARTET “PRELUDE & FUGUE”

Iwamoto Mari String Quartet
(King GT 9324)


IKENOUCHI
SONATINA FOR CELLO AND PIANO

Takeichiro Hirai, cello
Midori Miura, piano
(King GT 9332)








MATSUDAIRA
THEME AND VARIATIONS FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA

1) Theme
2) First Variation
3) Second Variation
4) Third Variation
5) Fourth Variation
6) Fifth Variation
7) Sixth Variation

Ichiro Nodaira, piano
Osaka Century Orchestra
Ken Takaseki, conductor
(Naxos 8.555882 cd)


MATSUDAIRA
DANZA RITUALE E FINALE (ENBOU)

Osaka Century Orchestra
Ken Takaseki, conductor
(Naxos 8.555882 cd)


OHKI
JAPANESE RHAPSODY

New Japan Philharmonic
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.557839 cd)


OHKI
SYMPHONY NO. 5 “HIROSHIMA”

New Japan Philharmonic
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.557839 cd)





OHZAWA
SYMPHONY NO. 3 “SYMPHONY OF THE FOUNDING OF JAPAN”

1) ALLEGRO RISOLUTO
2) ADAGIO GRAZIOSO
3) MODERATO (MENUET CON FANTASIA)
4) ALLEGRO NON TROPPO CON FUOCO

Russian Philharmonic
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
(Naxos 8.557416 cd)



ICHIKAWA
VIOLIN CONCERTO

1) Part I
2) Part II

Masafumi Hori, violin
Czech Philharmonic
Zdenek Kosler, conductor
(Denon OF 7125ND)




IFUKUBE
SINFONIA TAPKAARA

1) LENTO MOLTO – ALLEGRO
2) ANDANTE
3) VIVACE

Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
(Naxos 8.557587 cd)


KOYAMA
KOBIKI UTA

NHK Symphony
Yuzo Toyama, conductor
(4CBS 00AC 1432-5)
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Ryusuke Numajiri, conductor
(Naxos 8.555071 cd) [JAPAN] 6/29A


KOYAMA
UBUSUNA

Tatsu Watanabe, piano
New Symphony Yasushi Akutagawa, conductor
(Fontec FONC 5062)




FUKAI
CREATION

1) NAISSANCE DES DIEUX
2) NAISSANCE DES ETRES VIVANTS
3) NAISSANCE DES ETRES HUMAINS

Russian Philharmonic
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
(Naxos 8.557688 cd)


ABE
STRING QUARTET NO.7

Iwamoto Mari String Quartet
(King GT 9332)


OGURA
SONATINE FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO

Takeshi Kobayashi, violin
Teruji Karashima, piano
(King GT 9338)




OGURA
COMPOSITION IN F# FOR ORCHESTRA

1) ANDANTE CON MOTO
2) MAESTOSO – PRESTO – ANDANTE – GRAVE
3) MOLTO MODERATO – ANIMATO – MOLTO MODERATO

The New Symphony
Yasushi Akutagawa, conductor
(Fontec FOCD 3273)


HAYASAKA
ANCIENT DANCES ON THE LEFT AND ON THE RIGHT

Russian Philharmonic
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
(Naxos 8.557819 cd)



HAYASAKA
PIANO CONCERTO

1) LENTO
2) RONDO

Hiromi Okada, piano
Russian Philharmonic
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
(Naxos 8.557819 cd)





KISHI
SKETCH OF JAPAN, SYMPHONIC SUITE

1) ICHIBA
2) YAKYUKO
3) MEN
4) MATSURI

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Kazuhiko Komatsu, conductor
(JVC VICC 40 CD)




KISHI
VIOLIN CONCERTO

1) ALLEGRO MOLTO
2) QUASI ANDANTE
3) MOLTO VIVACE

Kishiko Suzumi, violin
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Kazuhiko Komatsu, conductor
(JVC VICC 40 CD)


OTAKA
JAPANESE SUITE

Yomiuri Nippon Symphony
Shigenobu Yamaoka, conductor
(JVC 116 8) [JAPAN 14 42]





ISHIKETA
SYMPHONIC REVELATION FOR SOPRANO & ORCHESTRA

1) PROLOGUE
2) REVELATION
3) REQUIEM
4) BERCEUSE

Eiko Seyama, soprano
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Ken ichiro Kobayashi, conductor
(2 Fontec FOCD 3249/50)




SHIBATA
KATSUE KITAZONO’S “SURREALISTIC VERSES”

1) “SIGNATURE THEORY”
2) “BLACK PORTRAIT”
3) “BLACK DISTANCE”









SHIBATA
SYMPHONY: FLOATING RIVERS NEVER CEASE

1) ADAGIO
2) ALLEGRO
3) SCHERZO-TRIO
4) ADAGIO CANTABILE
5) ADAGIO-ALLEGRO-SENZA
6) “FLOATING RIVERS NEVER CEASING”
7) “NARRATION FROM HOJOKI”
8) FINALE

Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Hiroshi Wakasugi, conductor
(Fontec FOCD 2507)


OHGURI
FANTASY ON OSAKA FOLK TUNES

Osaka Philharmonic
Tatsuya Shimono, conductor
(Naxos 8.555321 cd)




OHGURI
VIOLIN CONCERTO

1) ALLEGRO
2) LENTO
3) ALLEGRO VIVACE

Kazuhiro Takagi, violin
Osaka Philharmonic
Tatsuya Shimono, conductor
(Naxos 8.555321 cd)

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