1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-05-17Works: Yasushi Akutagawa: Rapsodia for orchestra; Ellora Symphony; Trinita Sinfonica
Conductors: Yuasa, Takuo
Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Yasushi Akutagawa was a leading figure not only in Japanese music but general culture. His compositions embraced many genres and fields, from his earlier Soviet-influenced...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2002-05-01Works: Yuzo Toyama: Rhapsody for orchestra; Hidemaro Konoye: Etenraku; Akira Ifukube: Japanese Rhapsody; Yasushi Akutagawa: Music for Symphony Orchestra; Kiyoshige Koyama: Kobiki-Uta for orchestra; Takashi ...
Conductors: Numajiri, Ryusuke
Ensemble: Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
This album contains several works widely enjoyed in Japan. Toyama's work makes use of traditional kabuki percussion in a series of popular Japanese folk melodies....continue...