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Just For Me - Noriko Ogawa Plays Japanese Piano Music


Release Date: 08/05/2000 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 854   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Rentauro TakiShukichi MitsukuriYasuji KiyoseMeiro Sugawara,   ... 
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.241) - "This disc offers in effect a survey of Japanese solo piano music, from the first piece written for the instrument in Japan (Rentaro Taki's `Minuet' of 1900) to `Just for Me', written in 1981 by Ryuichi Sakamoto (b 1952)....Moriko Ogawa, who was trained in Tokyo and at Juilliard, plays it beautifully, with a lovely color palette and an exquisite sense of touch and timing...."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.241) - "This disc offers in effect a survey of Japanese solo piano music, from the first piece written for the instrument in Japan (Rentaro Taki's `Minuet' of 1900) to `Just for Me', written in 1981 by Ryuichi Sakamoto (b 1952)....Moriko Ogawa, who was trained in Tokyo and at Juilliard, plays it beautifully, with a lovely color palette and an exquisite sense of touch and timing...." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Menuetto in B minor by Rentauro Taki
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1900; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
2. Grudge by Rentauro Taki
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
3. Piano Pieces (3) after the Flower by Shukichi Mitsukuri
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
4. Ryukyu Dances by Yasuji Kiyose
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
5. Steam by Meiro Sugawara
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
6. Pieces (3) for Piano by Kunihiko Hashimoto
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
7. Ryukyu Dances: Maidens under the Moon by Kikuko Kanai
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
8. Autumn by Fumio Hayasaka
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
9. Kagome-Variation by Kiyoshige Koyama
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
10. Nocturne by Akio Yashiro
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
11. Suite for Piano by Ryuichi Sakamoto
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
12. Just for Me by Ryuichi Sakamoto
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 
13. Variational Etude by Yoshinao Nakada
Performer:  Noriko Ogawa (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; Japan 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden 

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