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The Legend Of Hagoromo

Larget-caplan,Aaron
Release Date: 09/25/2015 
Label:  Stone Records   Catalog #: 8056   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Keigo FujiiLeo BrouwerToru TakemitsuKen Ueno,   ... 
Performer:  Aaron Larget-Caplan
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Aaron Larget - Caplan is more than one of the leading classical guitarists of his generation; he is an evangelical ambassador for his art, as is shown by this, his first solo CD for Stone Records. Comprising an intoxicating mixture of Japanese and American music, this fusion - recital is brilliantly conceived and performed by the young American virtuoso. The disc includes a number of première recordings (Ueno’s Ed è subito sera, Nakamura's Sui-hou and Schreiner’s Two Japanese idylls) , some written specifically for him, as well as the eponymous tour de force, The legend of Hag oromo – a modern masterpiece, presented here with stunning vitality. The cross-fertilisation happens both ways with composers from Japan and the Read more Americas writing music inspired by each other's cultu res, including Toru Takemitsu’s breathtaking arrangements of Summertime and Somewhere over the rainbow . This is charismatic classical music at its finest - uncom promising, engaging and brilliant. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The legend of Hagoromo, for guitar by Keigo Fujii
Performer:  Aaron Larget-Caplan (Guitar)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1992 
Venue:  The Kitchen, N. Chelmsford, MA 
Length: 18 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2.
Hika "In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu", for guitar by Leo Brouwer
Performer:  Aaron Larget-Caplan (Guitar)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1996 
Venue:  The Kitchen, N. Chelmsford, MA 
Length: 8 Minutes 5 Secs. 
3.
Equinox by Toru Takemitsu
Performer:  Aaron Larget-Caplan (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993 
Venue:  The Kitchen, N. Chelmsford, MA 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
4.
Ed č subito sera, for guitar by Ken Ueno
Performer:  Aaron Larget-Caplan (Guitar)
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  The Kitchen, N. Chelmsford, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
5.
Shi-hou, for guitar by Kota Nakamura
Performer:  Aaron Larget-Caplan (Guitar)
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  The Kitchen, N. Chelmsford, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
6.
Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Aaron Larget-Caplan (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  The Kitchen, N. Chelmsford, MA 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Aaron Larget-Caplan (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  The Kitchen, N. Chelmsford, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
8.
Japanese Idylls (2), for guitar by Martin Max Schreiner
Performer:  Aaron Larget-Caplan (Guitar)
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  The Kitchen, N. Chelmsford, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 

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