Toshi Ichitanagi "Cosmos" / Hamao Fujiwara, violin; James Ostryniec, oboe; Mayumi Miyata, sho; Izumi Shimura, piano
1 CD / Camerata / 2012-09-11Works: Toshi Ichiyanagi: Scenes III for violin solo; Cloud Figures for oboe solo; Hoshi-No-Wa for sho; Time Sequence for piano
Performers: Fujiwara, Hamao; Miyata, Mayumi; Ostryniec, James P.; Shimura, Izumi
Born in 1933, Toshi Ichiyanagi studied with Kishio Hirao and John Cage. From 1954 to 1958 he studied at Juilliard and was awarded the Elizabeth...continue...
1 CD / ECM / 2011-10-24Works: Toshio Hosokawa: Landscape no 5, for shô; Ceremonial Dance, for string orchestra; Sakura für Otto Tomek, for shô solo; Cloud and Light, for shô & string orchestra
Performers: Miyata, Mayumi
Conductors: Liebreich, Alexander
Ensemble: Munich Chamber Orchestra
ECM's ongoing series of recordings with the Munich Chamber Orchestra continues with an intriguing album of new and recent pieces by Japan's leading composer Toshio...continue...
Recording information: Himmelfahrtskirche, München (10/2009)....continue...
2 CD / Kairos Music Production / 2008-11-01Works: Helmut Lachenmann: Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern, opera
Performers: Keusch, Elizabeth; Leonard, Sarah; Miyata, Mayumi; Sugawara, Yukiko
Conductors: Zagrosek, Lothar
2 CD / Col Legno / 2008-05-01Works: György Kurtág: Games; Toshio Hosokawa: Birds Fragments II, for sho & percussion; John Cage: Ryoanji, for voice, flute, oboe, trombone, contrabass, percussion, chamber orchestra & 2nd voice ...
Performers: Damerini, Massimiliano; Güttler, Wolfgang; Huebner, Eric; Miyata, Mayumi; Nakamura, Isao; Namekawa, Maki; Noll, Bernd; Yaotani, Satroru
Conductors: Kalitzke, Johannes
1 CD / Wergo / 2004-11-09Works: Japanese Traditional: Banshikicho no choshi; Oshikicho no choshi; Hyojo no choshi; Ichikotsucho no choshi; Toshio Hosokawa: Cloudscapes; Sen V, for accordion; Wie ein Atmen im Lichte, for solo sho
Performers: Hosokawa, Toshio; Hussong, Stefan; Miyata, Mayumi
Personnel: Stefan Hussong (accordion); Mayumi Miyata (sho)....continue...
2 CD / ECM Import / 2004-07-27Works: Helmut Lachenmann: Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern, opera
Performers: Miyata, Mayumi; Sugawara, Yukiko; Tibbels, Nicole; Vocals], Eiko Morikawa [Soprano
Conductors: Cambreling, Sylvain
Ensemble: Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
"Who is the most influential European composer of the moment? A few names come to mind, but none more immediately than that of Helmut Lachenmann....continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-10-22Works: John Cage: One9, for Sho solo
Performers: Miyata, Mayumi
The Sho os a mouth organ with bamboo pipes that acts as one the harmony producing instruments in Japanese gagaku. Both solo works were composed...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2000-10-24Works: John Cage: Two 4 for Violin and Piano/Sho
Performers: Arditti, Irvine; Miyata, Mayumi
Personnel: Irvine Arditti (violin); Mayumi Miyata (sho); Stephen Drury (piano).
These two magnificent versions of John Cage's late duo work Two4, one with the Japanese sho (mouth organ), the ot...continue...