The Art of Japanese Bamboo Flute & Koto

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All Music Guide - Bruno Deschenes
This first record by the Yamato Ensemble offers four classical pieces from the classical Japanese repertoire, two of which are from the Jiuta repertoire, i.e., for Japanese trio this typical trio includes a koto, a shamisen, and a shakuhachi, with voice. The two Jiuta pieces are rarely recorded pieces at least rarely found on records available outside Japan. Stagg performs a solo piece, "Shika No Tone," one of the best-known and performed pieces of the repertoire for shakuhachi solo. The CD ends with "Yamaji," for koto and shakuhachi, a nicely melodic piece written in 1980 by Kozo Masuda for the renown Japanese koto player and composer Tadao Sawai and Katsuya Yokoyama. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruno Deschenes
This first record by the Yamato Ensemble offers four classical pieces from the classical Japanese repertoire, two of which are from the Jiuta repertoire, i.e., for Japanese trio this typical trio includes a koto, a shamisen, and a shakuhachi, with voice. The two Jiuta pieces are rarely recorded pieces at least rarely found on records available outside Japan. Stagg performs a solo piece, "Shika No Tone," one of the best-known and performed pieces of the repertoire for shakuhachi solo. The CD ends with "Yamaji," for koto and shakuhachi, a nicely melodic piece written in 1980 by Kozo Masuda for the renown Japanese koto player and composer Tadao Sawai and Katsuya Yokoyama. This CD is one of the rare records made outside Japan that presents traditional Japanese classical works in fact, one of the few available outside Japan. For Japanese music lovers, it is a must.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/21/1994
  • Label: Arc Music
  • UPC: 743037124829
  • Catalog Number: 1248
  • Sales rank: 329,548

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hachidan (8:19)
  2. 2 Zangetsu (21:16)
  3. 3 Shika No Tone (9:04)
  4. 4 Yaegoromo (27:20)
  5. 5 Yamaji (8:18)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Yamato Ensemble Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Richard Stagg Shakuhachi
Akiko Hasegawa Vocals, Koto, shamisen
Aiko Hasegawa Vocals, Koto, shamisen
Kikuko Satoh Koto, shamisen
Technical Credits
Richard Stagg Liner Notes
Martin Atkinson Engineer
Bruce Huebner Compilation Assistant
Minezaki Koto Composer
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