Lullaby for the Moon: Japanese Music for Koto and Shakuhachi

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruno Deschenes
Lullaby for the Moon presents Japanese contemporary works for koto and shakuhachi based on traditional folksongs (1. Komoroiuta, 6. Sakura, and 7. Kojo), as well as some original ones, including a piece for 2 shakuhachis. The CD ends with one of the most known pieces of the Japanese classical repertoire: "Chidori" (known also as "Chidori no Kyoku"), written around 1750. A large group of excellent musicians were selected for this CD, including one of today's most known and best shakuhachi musicians: Hozan Yamamoto. This excellent CD presents a music of high meditative quality.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruno Deschenes
Lullaby for the Moon presents Japanese contemporary works for koto and shakuhachi based on traditional folksongs (1. Komoroiuta, 6. Sakura, and 7. Kojo), as well as some original ones, including a piece for 2 shakuhachis. The CD ends with one of the most known pieces of the Japanese classical repertoire: "Chidori" (known also as "Chidori no Kyoku"), written around 1750. A large group of excellent musicians were selected for this CD, including one of today's most known and best shakuhachi musicians: Hozan Yamamoto. This excellent CD presents a music of high meditative quality.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/10/1998
  • Label: Parlophone (Wea)
  • UPC: 724385927126
  • Catalog Number: 592715
  • Sales rank: 14,139

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kitahara Kozan Shakuhachi
Aoki Shizuo Shakuhachi
Teiko Kikuchi Koto
Sakura Track Performer
Toge Hachi-Ri Track Performer
Umi Track Performer
Chidori Track Performer
Kojo Track Performer
Muttsu Track Performer
Komoriuta Track Performer
Hôzan Yamamoto Shakuhachi
Keiko Matsuo Koto
Technical Credits
Simon Gibson Remastering
Ensho Yamakawa Arranger
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    soothing

    this cd id great for sleeping, as the first title is called "lullaby." it's soothing and beautiful. it's really worth your time and money!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Really Relaxing!

    This music is beautiful and very relaxing. Great for playing at when you can't get to sleep...I listen to it a lot when I go to bed, and I can never stay awake when I have this on! If you're like me, you like to have music playing all the time, even when you're studying or working on something. I like to listen to this while I'm writing; it gives me something to listen to, but it's soft and soothing, and helps me concentrate on my writing and not be too distracted by the music. It's perfect for any time! Buy this today and you won't be disapointed.

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