Music of Japan Today 2007

 

Discography – Music of Japan Today

(updated June 27, 2008)

 

Chapter One

Hiroyuki Itoh – Salamander - Living in Fire , Einstein Records 014 (John Fonville)

Hiroyuki Itoh – Mirror I for twelve players – Swaying time, Trembling time , MusicScape MSCD-0019 (Nieuw Ensemble) [hear mp3 excerpt here]

Chapter Two

Hiroyuki Itoh – String Quartet - Swaying time, Trembling time , MusicScape MSCD-0019 (Arditti String Quartet) [hear mp3 excerpt here]

Chapter Three

Hiroyuki Yamamoto – Noli me tangere – Canticum Tremulum , Fontec FOCD- 2555 (Ensemble Contemporain Montreal)

See http://sp2.cc.iwate-u.ac.jp/~hiroy/ for score and sound clip downloads of many of Yamamoto's works

Chapter Twelve and Chapter Fourteen

See http://martyregan.com/ for scores and sound files

Chapter Thirteen

See: http://www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?pid=7222045&style=classical for sound clip and CD purchase information for Hosokawa's Atem-Lied

See: http://www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?pid=6740617&cart=683792774&style=classical - for sound clip and CD purchase information for Hosokawa's Vertical Song I

Chapter Seventeen

Joji Yuasa – Cosmos Haptic II: Transfiguration for solo piano, Nine Winds NWCD-0188 (Kazuko Tanosaki) [hear mp3 clip here]

Chapter Eighteen

Masataka Matsuo – Distraction for clarinet and piano, Nine Winds NWCD-0188 (Tanosaki-Richards Duo) [hear mp3 clip here]

Akira Nishimura – Aquatic Aura for clarinet and piano, Fontec FOCD-2540 (Itakura/Kimura) [hear mp3 clip of Richards/Tanosaki here]

Akira Nishimura – Meditation on the Melody of Gagaku “Kotoriso,” Fontec FOCD-2540 (Das Klarinettenduo/Miki)

Tokuhide Niimi – Fairy Ring for clarinet and piano, Camerata 28CM-657 (Itakura/Nakagawa)

Chapter Nineteen

Toshiro Mayuzumi - Campanology and music of Shintaro Imai : http://homepage2.nifty.com/paganmusik/omega/foreign.html

Makoto Moroi – Shosange , and music of Minao Shibata http://www.mimaroglumusicsales.com/artists/minao+shibata.html

Atau Tanaka - http://www.xmira.com/atau/

Takayuki Rai http://www.mimaroglumusicsales.com/artists/takayuki+rai.html

Shintaro Imai http://homepage.mac.com/shintaro_imai/

Naotoshi Osaka http://www.srl.im.dendai.ac.jp/people/osaka/

Hiroyuki Yamamoto – Perspectivae , Tempus Novum XIII on the Disc, Tempus Novum Tempus-001 -

http://japanesecomposers.info/eng/modules/myalbum/viewcat.php?cid=7

—. Die Passion der Matthaus-Passion (same CD as above)

Hideko Kawamoto http://homepage.mac.com/hk0008/

Suguru Goto http://suguru.goto.free.fr/

Chapter Twenty

See http://www.timreynish.com/japan.htm and http://catalog.bravomusicinc.com/ for information on music and recordings by Japanese composers for wind bands

Chapter Twenty-One

See http://www.japanimprov.com/sachikom/ for discography of Sachiko M and her work with Toshiya Tsunoda

See http://www.scaruffi.com/avant/tsunoda.html - http://sonomu.net/artist/~toshiyatsunoda/ - http://www.hapna.com/H24.html - and http://www.forcedexposure.com/artists/tsunoda.toshiya.html for recordings of Toshiya Tsunoda

See http://www.last.fm/music/Haco for recordings and a sound clip of Haco

Chapter Twenty-Two

See http://www.yumiharacawkwell.co.uk/ for information about the music of Yumi Hara Cawkwell

See http://www.daifujikura.com/ for information about the music of Dai Fujikura

See http://www.fumikomiyachi.com/ for information about the music of Fumiko Miyachi and

http://www.spnm.org.uk/?page=shortlist/composer.html&id=211 for a score excerpt

See http://www.spnm.org.uk/?id=248&page=shortlist/composer.html for information about the music of Keiko Takano, including excerpts of a score, and a video interview

See http://www.spnm.org.uk/?page=shortlist/composer.html&id=252 for information about the music of Mai Fukasawa, including a score excerpt and mp3, and http://www.salon-de-ronsard.com/ for a list of her works