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Spring 2013 Calendar of Events
8th Season of Japanese Sacred Court Music and Ancient Soundscapes Reborn
Friday, March 8, 2013, 8:00pm
Miller Theatre, Columbia University (116th St. & Broadway)
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Free and open to the public.

Program (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.
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Summit on “The Future of Japanese Music and Strategies for the 21st Century”
Saturday, March 9, 2013, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Scandinavia House, Victor Borge Hall (58 Park Avenue, between 37th & 38th St.)
Free and open to the public.

For more information please see this outline.

Presented by the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies.
Partially sponsored by the Japan Foundation.
For inquiries please contact the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies at 212-854-7403 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


ARCH Initiative
Lectures on architectural historic preservation by Drs. Satoshi Unno and Yoshito Kikuchi (Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties)

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: 200 Fayerweather South


Free and open to the public. No reservation is required.

Presented by the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies/Institute for Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives and the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP).




 

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