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Japanese Orchestral Favourites - Ifukube, Akutagawa, Et Al


Release Date: 05/21/2002 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8555071   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Akira IfukubeYasushi AkutagawaYuzo ToyamaKiyoshige Koyama,   ... 
Conductor:  Ryusuke Numajiri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Japanese rhapsody by Akira Ifukube
Conductor:  Ryusuke Numajiri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Japan 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Metropolitan Art Space, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 16 Minutes 39 Secs. 
2.
Music for Symphony Orchestra by Yasushi Akutagawa
Conductor:  Ryusuke Numajiri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; Japan 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Metropolitan Art Space, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 9 Minutes 43 Secs. 
3.
Rhapsody for Orchestra by Yuzo Toyama
Conductor:  Ryusuke Numajiri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; Japan 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Metropolitan Art Space, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
4.
Kobiki-uta by Kiyoshige Koyama
Conductor:  Ryusuke Numajiri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; Japan 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Metropolitan Art Space, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 11 Minutes 21 Secs. 
5.
Etenraku by Traditional
Conductor:  Ryusuke Numajiri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Metropolitan Art Space, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 8 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Hidemaro Konoye 
6.
Threnody to Toki, Op. 12 by Takashi Yoshimatsu
Conductor:  Ryusuke Numajiri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1981 
Date of Recording: 07/2000 
Venue:  Metropolitan Art Space, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 11 Minutes 47 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Rhapsody for Orchestra
Etenraku
Japanese Rhapsody: I. Nocturne
Japanese Rhapsody: II. Fetes
Music for Symphony Orchestra: Andantino
Music for Symphony Orchestra: Allegro
Kobiki-Uta for Orchestra
Threnody to Toki, Op. 12: Threnody to Toki for String Orchestra and Piano, Op. 12

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