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8th Season of Japanese Sacred Court Music and Ancient Soundscapes Reborn

Friday, March 8, 2013 @ 8:00 pm

Free and open to the public.

Program Notes Available Here

Featuring the renowned Japanese Gagaku and Hōgaku musicians:
Mayumi Miyata
, shō
Hitomi Nakamura, hichiriki 
Takeshi Sasamoto
, ryūteki 
Masayo Ishigure
, bass koto
Akihito Obama
, shakuhachi
Min Xiao-Fen
, pipa
With Columbia Gagaku and Hōgaku Instrumental Ensembles

Traditional Pieces

Gagaku:
Hyōjō no netori
Etenraku (Music of the Divine Heaven)
Kashin (Glorious Days)
Sōjō no netori
Shukoshi

Koto:
Toikin for K

Shakuhachi:
Chōshi

Gagaku:
Sadachō no netori
Ranryōō

Contemporary Pieces by graduates of Columbia’s music program for Japanese classical instruments 

Akira Takaoka, Twelfth Aitake 2 (for shō and computer) 
Yuriko Hase Kojima, Mind Mirror
(for shakuhachi, bass koto and pipa) 
Miyuki Ito, For Betelgeuse
(for shō, hichiriki, and ryūteki) 
Hiroya Miura, Gossamer Lattice
(for shō, hichiriki, and ryūteki) 

Presented by the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies and the Columbia Music Performance Program.
Partially sponsored by the Japan Foundation.
For inquiries please contact the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies.

Details

Date:
Friday, March 8, 2013
Time:
8:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Miller Theatre, Columbia University
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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