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MATSUDAIRA: Bugaku Dance Suite / Theme and Variations for Piano and Orchestra

Composer(s)Matsudaira, Yoritsune
Artist(s) Takaseki, Ken, Conductor • Osaka Century OrchestraNodaira, Ichiro, piano
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.555882
Label / Series Naxos / Japanese Classics
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available

Yoritsune Matsudaira was one of the greatest Japanese composers of the 20th century. His music won the respect of Messiaen and Takemitsu, and has been performed in Europe by many distinguished musicians. Matsudaira developed a distinctive, modern style of his own based on the ancient Japanese court music, Gagaku, in which various musical elements, including dance music (Bugaku) from Japan, China and Korea are brought together. Written in the late 1950s, U-Mai (Right Dance), Sa-Mai (Left Dance) and Danza Rituale e Finale, are presented on this recording in the form of a suite, following ancient Japanese tradition. In these works Matsudaira attempts to integrate Gagaku with the avant-garde techniques of Stockhausen and Boulez.

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MATSUDAIRA: Bugaku Dance Suite / Theme and Variations for Piano and Orchestra 1:10:02   
  Theme and Variations for Piano and Orchestra          
      Theme: Molto lento - Adagio 3:10       
      Variation I: Andante 2:38       
      Variation II: Allegro 1:35       
      Variation III: Allegro 1:17       
      Variation IV: Lento - Agitato - Lento 3:15       
      Variation V: Allegro 2:00       
      Variation VI: Allegro (Toccata meccanica) - Lento 3:15       
  Danza Rituale e Finale (Enbou)          
      Preludietto: Fragment 1 0:12       
      Preludietto: Fragment 9 0:13       
      Preludietto: Fragment 5 0:14       
      Preludietto: Fragment 12 0:11       
      Preludietto: Fragment 8 0:14       
      Preludietto: Fragment 4 0:15       
      Preludietto: Fragment 2 0:12       
      Preludietto: Fragment 6 0:15       
      Preludietto: Fragment 10 0:10       
      Preludietto: Fragment 11 0:13       
      Preludietto: Fragment 7 0:11       
      Preludietto: Fragment 3 0:11       
      Preludietto: Fragment 13 0:13       
      Preludio (6 Fragments) 2:00       
      Coda: Fragment A - 1 0:39       
      Coda: Fragment A - 5 0:11       
      Coda: Fragment A - 3 0:13       
      Coda: Fragment A - 4 0:13       
      Coda: Fragment A - 2 0:14       
      Coda: Fragment A - 6 0:18       
      Introduzione 2:13       
      Preludio 3:35       
      Interludio 0:32       
      Movimento principale 8:50       
      Finale 6:15       
  U-Mai (Danza antica nello stile della Corte Giapponese)          
      I. Jo (Piccolo preludio) 2:16       
      II. Ha (Movimento principale) 6:10       
      III. Kyu (Finale) 5:53       
  Danza Finale 10:36       
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