Shinichi Yuize is a koto player and composer who was born in 1923, who studied at Tokyo University of Arts and Columbia University in USA. He has written 14 concertos and performs some of them here, orginally released on LP in 1986 and re-released on CD for the first time. Shinichi Yuize (koto and sangen), Hozan Yamamoto (shakuhachi), Nihon Philharmony Chamber Orchestra (conductor Michiaki Okuda) Tokyo Symphony Orchestra (conductor Kotaro Sato. Listen to all the tracks.
1. Concertante Rokudan for Koto and Orchestra. 2-4, Concerto No. 3 for Shakuhachi, Koto and Orchestra I. Allegro Ma Non Troppo II. Adagio, Alla Okinawa III. Rondo, Allegro 5-7, Concerto No. 5 for Sangen, Shakuhachi and Orchestra I. Allegro Ma Non Troppo II. Adagio Elegiaco III. Rondo, Allegro 8-10, Concerto No. 14 for Koto and Orchestra I. Allegro Moderato II. Andante III. Allegro-Adagio-Allegro 11. Capriccio for Koto, Percussion and Orchestra