Buried Treasure: Japan Part II

Listening Guide

The Work





YASUSHI AKUTAGAWA
SYMPHONY NO. 1

1) Andante
2) Allegro
3) Chorale, Adagio
4 Allegro molto

New Symphony Orchestra
Yasushi Akutagawa, conductor
(Fontect FOCD 3208)


YASUSHI AKUTAGAWA
THE ELLORA SYMPHONY

New Symphony Orchestra
Yasushi Akutagawa, conductor
(Fontec FOCD 3208)
[New Zealand Symphony
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.555975 cd)]


YASUSHI AKUTAGAWA
RAPSODIA FOR ORCHESTRA

New Zealand Symphony
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.555975 cd)




SADAO BEKKU
CONCERTO FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA

1) Allegro moderato
2) Lento
3) Allegretto

Ikuyo Kamiya, piano
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Hiroshi Wakasugi, conductor
(Camerata 28CM-665 cd)





SADAO BEKKU
SYMPHONY NO. 5

1) Allegro con brio
2) Scherzo
3) Andante
4) Allegro vivace

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Hiroshi Wakasugi, conductor
(Camerata 28CM-665 cd)




SHINICHI MATSUSHITA
SINFONIA SAMGHA

1) Part 1
2) Part 2
3) Part 3

Harumi Okada, soprano
Yasuo Yoshino, baritone
Yuji Takahashi, piano; Katsuya Yokoyama, shakuhachi
Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus
Yomiuri Nippon Symphony
Kazuyoshi Akiyama, conductor
(Victor SJX 7501/2)



IKUMA DAN
SYMPHONY NO. 3

1) Andante sostenuto
2) Allegro

Vienna Symphony
Ikuma Dan, conductor
(4 London FOOL 20466/9)





IKUMA DAN
THE TWILIGHT CRANE

1) Part 1
2) Part 2
3) Part 3
4) Part 4

Harue Miyake – TSUU
Tamotsu Kinoshita – YOHYO
Sumito Tachikawa – UNZU
Masaichiro Akimoto – SODO
Toshiba Singing Angels Children’s Chorus
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Ikuma Dan, conductor
(2 Toshiba TA 72030 31)


KAN ISHII
SINFONIA AINU

Yoshiko Okumura, soprano
Nikikai Chorus
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Tadashi Mori, conductor
(Toshiba TA 8017)



HIROOKI OGAWA
SYMPHONY, THE CASTLE OF JAPAN

1) Part 1
2) Part 2

Japan Philharmonic
Yuzo Toyama, conductor
(King GT 9331)


MICHIO MAMIYA
3 MOVEMENTS FOR WOODWIND QUINTET

The Aulos Quintet
(King GT 9376)


TEIZO MATSUMURA
ACHIME

Toshiro Tsunemori, soprano
Masami Nakagawa, flute
Soichi Wakioka, oboe
Toshiaki Morita, clarinet
Kazuo Tomoika, saxophone
Shinkichi Maeda, bassoon
Hiroyuki Minami, horn
Isao Fukui, trumpet
Kiroshi Ito, trombone
Reiko Fumeno, piano
Masaharu Kanda, cello
Yoshio Arase, double bass
Sumire Yoshihara, Junko Arase & Midori Takada, percussion
Nobuaki Tanaka, conductor
(5 Victor SJX 9560/4)


TEIZO MATSUMURA
CRYPTOGAME

Japan Philharmonic
Shunji Aratani, conductor
(King GT 9327)




TEIZO MATSUMURA
SYMPHONY NO. 1

1) Andante
2) Adagio
3) Allegro

RTE National Symphony
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.570337 cd)


TEIZO MATSUMURA
PRELUDE FOR ORCHESTRA

Yomiuri Nippon Symphony
Hiroshi Wakasugi, conductor
(5 Victor SJX 9560/4) (Victor SJX 1174)


TEIZO MATSUMURA
POEME I

Reibo Aoki, shakuhachi; Keiko Nosaka, koto
(5 Victor SJX 9560/4)


TEIZO MATSUMURA
COURTYARD OF ASPARAS

Hiroshi Koizumi,flute;Kenji Kobayashi,vln.
Toshi Ichiyanagi,piano
(5 Victor SJX 9560/4)


TEIZO MATSUMURA
HYMN TO AURORA

Tokyo Phil. Chorus
Masakazu Ishibashi, Oboe d’amore
Michiko Kawai, harp
Yoko Tamaka, piano
Reiko Fumeno, organ
Masaharu Kanda, cello
Makoto Aruga, percussion
Nobuaki Tanaka, conductor
(5 Victor SJX 9560/4)



TEIZO MATSUMURA
PIANO CONCERTO NO.2

1) First movement
2) Second and third movements

Minoru Nojima, piano
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Yuzo Toyama, conductor
(5 Victor SJX 9560/4)


TEIZO MATSUMURA
TO THE NIGHT OF GETHSEMANE

RTE National Symphony
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.570337 cd)


TOSHIRO MAYUZUMI
BACCHANALE

Hong Kong Philharmonic
Yoshiazu Kukumura, conductor
(Marco Polo 6.220297)


TOSHIRO MAYUZUMI
PHONOLOGIE SYMPHONIQUE

Hong Kong Philharmonic
Yoshikazu Fukumura, conductor
(Marco Polo 6.220297)







TOSHIRO MAYUZUMI
NIRVANA SYMPHONIE

1) Campanology I
2) Soramgamah
3) Campanology II
4) Mahaprajnaparanita
5) Campanology III
6) Finale

Japan Chorus Union
NHK Symphony
Hiroyuki Iwaki, conductor
(NHK CD 2020) 6/15D


TOSHIRO MAYUZUMI
MANDALA SYMPHONY

NHK Symphony
Kazuo Yamada, conductor
(Philips 9500 762)
New Zealand Symphony
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.557693 cd)]



TOSHIRO MAYUZUMI
BUGAKU: BALLET IN TWO PARTS

1) Lento
2) Moderato – Un poco meno mosso – Allegretto – Lento

New Zealand Symphony
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.557693 cd)
















TOSHIRO MAYUZUMI
KINKAKUJI

1) Act 2 prelude
2) Act 2 scene 1
3) Act 2 scene 2
4) Act 2 scene 3
5) Act 2 scene 4
6) Act 2 scene 5
7) Act 2 scene 6
8) Act 2 scene 7
9) Act 3 scene 1
10) Act 3 scene 2
11) Act 3 scene 3
12) Act 3 scene 5
13) Act 3 scene 6
14) Act 3 scene 7
15) Act 3 scene 8

Futoru Katsube – Mizoguchi
Susumu Matsumoto – Father
Mayumi Kameda – Mother
Masatoshi Uehara – Young Man
Toshihiko Yamaguchi – Bonze Dosen
Shoichi Sano – Tsurukawa
Masayuki Kurata – Kashiwagi
Yoko Kuwata – Harlot
Satomi Kano – Uiko
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus
Hiroyuki Iwaki, conductor
(2-fontec FOCD 3282/3)





AKIO YASHIRO
SYMPHONY NO.1

1) Prelude, Adagio moderato
2) Scherzo, vivace
3) Lento
4) Adagio allegro energico

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Kohtaro Satoh, conductor
(Fontec FOCD 3161)


AKIO YASHIRO
SONATA FOR 2 FLUTES & PIANO

Akio Yashiro,piano
Shinya Koide/Ryu Noguchi,flutes
(JVC KVX 5507)


MINORU MIKI
AUTUMN FANTASY for Shakuhachi & 20-stringed Koto

Keiko Nosaka, 20-stringed koto
Seizan Sakata, shakuhachi
[Camerata CMCD 50015]






MINORU MIKI
SYMPHONY OF TWO WORLDS “KYU NO KYOKU”

1) Introduction
2) Allegro molto
3) Adagio
4) Scherzando
5) Lento presto

Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Pro Musica Nipponia
Kurt Masur, conductor
(2-Camerata 15CM 223-4)














MINORU MIKI
WAKAHIME

1) Act 1, scene 1 part 1
2) Act 1, scene 1 part 2
3) Act 1, scene 2
4) Act 2, scene 1 part 1
5) Act 2, scene 1 part 2
6) Act 2, scene 2
7) Act 3, scene 2 part 1
8) Act 3, scene 2 part 2
9) Act 3, scene 2 part 3
10) Act 3, scene 2 part 4
11) Act 3, scene 2 part 5
12) Act 3, scene 2 part 6
13) Act 3, scene 2 part 7

Tadahiko Hirano – Take
Ruri Usami – Wakahime
Koichi Hidaka – Tasa
Ken Nisikiori – Oozura
Tetsuya Uno – Katsuragi
Nihon Opera Kyokai Choral Group
Tokyo Symphony
Norichika Iimori, conductor
(2-Camerata 3-CM-443-4 cd)


KAZUO FUKUSHIMA
HI KYO FOR FLUTE, PIANO, STRINGS & PERCUSSION

Severino Gazzelloni, flute
Soloists of Rome Symphony Orchestra
Bruno Maderna, conductor
(RCA Victrola VICS 1313)[NONO]





TOYAMA, UZA

1)RHAPSODY FOR ORCHESTRA (1960)
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Ryusuke Numajiri, conductor
(Naxos 8.555071 cd) [JAPAN] 6/29A

2)SYMPHONY “HOMEWARD” (NO. 1) (1965-66, 78)
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Yuzo Toyama, conductor
(Fontec FOCD3480)

3)MATSURA, SYMPHONIC POEM (1981-82)
Japan Symphony
Akeo Watanabe, conductor
(JPSR 1004)[ISHII/TERAHARA]

4)SYMPHONY NO. 2 (1999)
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Yuzo Toyama, conductor
(Fontec FOCD3480)

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