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Classics on Marimba / Nunoya


Release Date: 09/09/2016 
Label:  Oehms   Catalog #: 1859  
Composer:  Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoJohann Sebastian BachFrédéric ChopinFranz Waxman,   ... 
Performer:  Fumito NunoyaMomoko ShanoHiroya Honda
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Marimbist Fumito Nunoya has enjoyed international fame as one of the most in demand marimba players of our day. A native of Odate Japan, he is currently based out of Herford in Germany, where he teaches at the Academy of Music in Detmold. In addition to performing across Europe, he frequently gives concerts in the United States and Japan. For this release, he has chosen classic works, which he arranged for his instrument, like Chopin’s Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60, and selections from Bach’s Partitas and Sonatas. Nunoya is joined on this recording by pianist Momoko Shano and fellow marimbist Hiroya Honda. Marimbist Fumito Nunoya has enjoyed international fame as one of the most in demand marimba players of our day. A native of Odate Japan, he is currently based out of Herford in Germany, where he teaches at the Academy of Music in Detmold. In addition to performing across Europe, he frequently gives concerts in the United States and Japan. For this release, he has chosen classic works, which he arranged for his instrument, like Chopin’s Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60, and selections from Bach’s Partitas and Sonatas. Nunoya is joined on this recording by pianist Momoko Shano and fellow marimbist Hiroya Honda. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Toccata for Cello and Piano, Op 83 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Fumito Nunoya (Marimba), Momoko Shano (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935 
2.
Notturno sull'acqua, Op. 82a by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Fumito Nunoya (Marimba), Momoko Shano (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935 
3.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 5th movement, Chaconne by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Fumito Nunoya (Marimba)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
4.
Sonata for Violin solo no 2 in A minor, BWV 1003: 3rd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Fumito Nunoya (Marimba)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
5.
Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fumito Nunoya (Marimba), Hiroya Honda (Marimba)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
6.
Carmen Fantasy for Violin and Piano by Franz Waxman
Performer:  Fumito Nunoya (Marimba), Momoko Shano (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
7.
Frostiana: no 7, Choose Something Like a Star by Randall Thompson
Performer:  Fumito Nunoya (Marimba), Momoko Shano (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1959 

Featured Sound Samples

Toccata for Cello & Piano, Op. 83 (Arr. for Marimba & Piano)
Notturno sull'acqua, Op. 82a (Arr. for Marimba & Piano)
Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004: V. Chaconne (Arr. for Marimba)

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