Imagined Scenery from Myths

Imagined Scenery from Myths
THE HOUGAKUTEN PLAYS NORIKO HISADA
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Product Description

The 20 stringed koto celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019. Nanae Yoshimura has been working with the instrument since its inception and discovering its possibilities with different composers. On this album, recorded live in June 2019, together with four other koto players, they perform works by Noriko Hisada, that she has been working on for five years.

Nanae Yoshimura, 20-stringed Koto
Yuriko Sakamoto, 20-stringed Koto
Reiko Shimoda, 20-stringed Koto
Noriko Tamura, 20-stringed Koto
Hayumi Maruoka, 17-stringed Koto


Recorded: June, 2019 / Tiara Koto Small Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Imagined Scenery from Myths
1. The Moon and the Cold Sand [Egyptian Myth] (2015)
2. Searching for a Dove on an Ark in the Snowy Night Sky [Constellation Myth] (2015)
3. The Shark and the Goddess [Japanese Myth] (2018–2019)
4. A Harp and a Magic Spear [Celtic Myth] (2016)
5. A Luminous Forest [Norse Myth] (2016)
6. The Sea Where the Mermaids Were [Greek Myth] (2017)
7. Little Craftsmen and a Three-Cornered Hat [Hawaiian Myth] (2017)
8. Krusia Who Was Changed into a Crocodile [Balinese Myth] (2019)