Toshio Hosokawa (b.1955): Quintets & Solos / Arditti String Quartet, Mayumi Miyata (sho), Naoko Yoshino (harp), Tosiya Suzuki (recorder)
1 CD / Wergo / 2014-10-14Works: Toshio Hosokawa: Landscape no 5, for shô; Threnody for viola; Fragmente II, for flute & string quaret; Small Chant, for cello; Landscape no 2; Elegy for violin
Performers: Ehlers, Ralf; Fels, Lucas; Miyata, Mayumi; Yoshino, Naoko
Ensemble: Arditti String Quartet
A native of Hiroshima, Japan, composer Toshio Hosokawa combines Western classical traditions with an Asian aesthetic philosophy. Hosokawa studied composition with Isang Yun, Klaus Huber...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2010-12-14Works: Toshio Hosokawa: Vertical Song I, for solo flute; Sen 1, for flute; Lied, for flute & piano; Fragmente II, for flute & string quaret; Voyage V, for ensemble; Traditional: Kuroda Bushi
Performers: Aarnink, Frank; Andresdottir, Valgerdur; Bjarnason, Kolbeinn; Bjorgvinsdottir, Bryndis; Dubik, Zbigniew; Franzdóttir, Eydís; Franzson, Gudni; Fridfinnsson, Emil; Halldórsson, Sig...
The Berlin-based Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa conceives of music as ‘a calligraphy of space and time’ and regards the flute as the instrument that can...continue...
Recording information: Fella- og Hóla-church, Reykjavík, Iceland....continue...