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EMAJIN Initiative

9th Season of
Glories of the Japanese Music Heritage
ANCIENT SOUNDSCAPES REBORN
Japanese Sacred Court Music (Gagaku)
and†
Secular Art Music (Hōgaku)

Sunday, March 30, 2014†
Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm (tentative)†
Venue:†Miller Theatre, Columbia University

Free and open to the public. No reservation is required, but please†register online. All seats are on a first-come-first-served basis. The door will open 30 minutes before the performance.

Featuring: Remi Miura (sho), Hitomi Nakamura (hichiriki), Takeshi Sasamoto (ryuteki), Masayo Ishigure (koto), James Nyoraku Schlefer (shakuhachi) and Columbia Gagaku and Hōgaku Ensembles.

Part I: Sacred Gagaku Music

Hyōjō no netori (Prelude Mode Centering on the note of E) & Etenraku (Music of the Divine Heavens)
Kashin (Glorious Days)
Sōjō no netori (Prelude Mode Centering on the note of G) & Konju no ha (Ah! Cheers)
Hyōjō no chōshi (Prelude Mode Centering on the note of E) & Kanshū

Part II: Early Modern Winds and Strings for Koto and Shakuhachi

Tadao Sawai, Datura (The Datura Flower)
Kyorei (Bell of Emptiness)
Tadao Sawai, Jōgen no kyoku (The Waxing Moon)
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Part III: Contemporary Music for Japanese Instruments

Akira Takaoka, Five Movements on Modulations (new commission) (2014)
Brad Garton, DESU
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Presented by the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies/Institute for Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives and the Columbia University Music Performance Program.
Partially funded by the Japan Foundation, Toshiba International Foundation, Sumitomo Corporation of America Foundation, and Medieval Japanese Studies Foundation.






EMAJIN Initiative
Semester-End Concert of Japanese Sacred and Salon Music

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Venue: St. Paulís Chapel (on Columbia University Morningside Campus, near 117th St. & Amsterdam Avenue)

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 Music Performance Program.
Partially funded by the Japan Foundation, Toshiba International Foundation, Sumitomo Corporation of America Foundation, and Medieval Japanese Studies Foundation.





EMAJIN Initiative
Semester-End Concert of Japanese Sacred and Salon Music

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Venue: St. Paulís Chapel (on Columbia University Morningside Campus, near 117th St. & Amsterdam Avenue)

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 Music Performance Program.
Partially funded by the Japan Foundation, Toshiba International Foundation, Sumitomo Corporation of America Foundation, and Medieval Japanese Studies Foundation.




 

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