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COLUMBIA UHQCD TRADITIONAL MUSIC SERIES

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Hozan Yamamoto vs Four Men - Shakuhachi Improvisation (UHQCD)

HOZAN YAMAMOTO

Hozan Yamamoto vs Four Men - Shakuhachi Improvisation (UHQCD)

Ref: FSD7113


Price: 19.99

Originally released on LP in 1986 now onto the Ultimate High Quality CD format. One of the greats of Japanese music in any style, Yamamoto (1937-2014) was equally at home playing traditional music, collaborating with musicians from around the world, or as on this album, in duets with four other musicians, playing piano, bass, koto and percussion.

1. Taiwa (with piano by Masahiko Sato) 2. Souga (with bass by Yoshio Ikeda) 3. Garando (with koto by Tadao Sawai) 4. Hazama (with percussion by Hiromitsu Katada)



Breath (UHQCD)

HOZAN YAMAMOTO, MASAHIKO TOGASHI, YOSUKE YAMASHITA

Breath (UHQCD)

Ref: FSD7114


Price: 19.99

Originally released in 1987, recorded in April 1984. Hozan Yamamoto with Yosuke Yamashita (piano) and Masahiko Togashi (percussion) perform in jazz style as a trio.

1. Breath Prologue 2. Joy 3. Bamboo Holyday 4. Eastern Ceremony 5. Encounter 6. Basic Flight 7. Rainbow 8. Breath Epilogue

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Gidayu Shamisen (UHQCD)

SEIJI TSURUZAWA

Gidayu Shamisen (UHQCD)

Ref: FSD7115


Price: 19.99

Originally released in 1991. Gidayu Shamisen player Seiji Tsuruzawa is accompanied by fue player Tahachi Mochizuki, and various narimono (percussion) players, (tracks 1-7) and from tracks 8-12 by the wonderful Yamaya Kiyoshi and the Contemporary Sound Orchestra, known for adding contemporary sounds and grooves to traditional music.

1. Kitsune Bi 2. Michiyuki 3. Meriyasu 4. Shiki 5. Nozaki 6. Yanagi no Kiyari 7. Kitsune Bi 8. Manzai 9. Ama 10. Sekidera-Komachi 11. Sagi-Musume 12. Horikawa-Sarumawashi



Gagaku (UHQCD)

TOKYO GAKUSO

Gagaku (UHQCD)

Ref: FSD7116


Price: 19.99

Originally released in 1986. Tokyo Gakuso having been performing ancient gagaku music and newer compositions since 1978. This is probably their most classic album, titled Gagaku no Sekai, Entenraku, Ranryo O released here onto UHQCD and has never sounded better. Listen to Tokyo Gakuso playing Ranyo-o, but a different recording to this album.

1. Entenraku 2. Ranryo-o 3. Nasori Kyu 4. Bairo 5. Kitoku Kyu 6. Bato 7. Somakusha no Ha 8. Chokeishi 9. Jussuiraku 10 Butokuraku 11. Konju no Ha

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So (Koto), Tadao Sawai no Sekai (UHQCD)

TADAO SAWAI

So (Koto), Tadao Sawai no Sekai (UHQCD)

Ref: FSD7117


Price: 19.99

Originally released in 1993 as New Hogaku, So, Tadao Sawai. Features New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra (conducted by Maki Ishii), Kazue Sawai and others. One of Tadao Sawaii's most acclaimed albums.

1. So to Kangen Da Raku no Tame no Miyabu Kage 2. Uzuki no Midori 3. Orora 2 4. So Gasso no Tame no Odusseia



Saichi - Shakuhachi Hozan Yamamoto (UHQCD)

HOZAN YAMAMOTO

Saichi - Shakuhachi Hozan Yamamoto (UHQCD)

Ref: FSD7118


Price: 19.99

Released in 1986, Hozan Yamamoto on shakuhachi with NHK Symphony Orchestra, plus ith koto player Tadao Sawai and shakuachi player Hoshida Ichizan.

1. Concerto for Shakuhachi and Orchestra 2. Ichikotsu (with Tadao Sawai, koto) 3. Tsuru no Sugomori (with Hoshida Ichizan, shakuhachi) 4. Chikurai Gosho


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