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Resonant Sea (Hibiki no Umi)
Toru Takemitsu
Chamber Music Complete Editions Vol. 1 - 5
Ensemble Takemitsu

King Record Co., Ltd. (Japan) (CD - each double disc)
Released in Japan, February 2006


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武満 徹
響きの海
室内楽全集 1 - 5

アンサンブル タケミツ
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Vol. 1

KICC 581-582

2 CD


disc 1

Voice (1971) for solo flutist
Stanza II (1971) for harp and tape
Le Fils des Étoiles - Prélude du 1er Acte "La Vocation"- (1975)
Transcription for flute and harp of a solo piano work by Erik Satie
Equinox (1993) for guitar
Toward the Sea (1981) for alto flute and guitar
Munari by Munari (1967-72) for percussionist
In the Woods (1995) - Three pieces for guitar -
Bryce (1976) for flute, two harps, marimba and percussion

Live Recordings: 2001. Aug. 19. Small Hall of Suntory Hall
Suntory Music Foundation's Summer Festival 2001 "Sounds of Toru Takemitsu"


disc 2

Rain Tree Sketch (1982) for piano
Rocking Mirror Daybreak (1983) for violin duo
Rain Tree Sketch II (1992)
- In Memoriam Olivier Messiaen -
 for piano
Masque (1959-60) for 2 flutes
Waves (1976) for clarinet solo accompanied by horn, 2 trombones and bass drum
Cross Talk (1968) for 2 bandoneons and tape music
Itinerant (1989) - In Memory of Isamu Noguchi -
 for flute
Stanza I (1969) for guitar, piano (also celesta), harp and vibraphone with female voice (soprano)
Rain Spell (1982) for flute (also alto flute), clarinet, harp, piano and vibraphone

Live Recordings: 2002. Apr. 11. Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall
Concert Series "Complete Chamber Works of Toru Takemitsu" Vol. 1

Vol. 2

KICC 583-584

2 CD


disc 1

Londonderry Air  Irish Folk Song
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Amours Perdues
  composed by Joseph Kosma
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Litany (1950/89) - In Memory of Michael Vyner -
 for piano
Orion (1984) for violoncello and piano
Distance de Fée (1951/89) for violin and piano
Entre-temps (1986) for oboe and string quartet


disc 2

Over The Rainbow  composed by Harold Arlen
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Secret Love
  composed by Sammy Fain
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Pause ininterrompue / Uninterrupted Rest for piano (1952/59)
Eucalypts II (1971) for flute, oboe and harp
For Away (1973) for piano
Waterways (1977-88) for clarinet, violin, violoncello, piano, 2 harps and 2 vibraphones

Live Recordings: 2002. Aug. 18. Small Hall of Suntory Hall
Suntory Music Foundation's Summer Festival 2002 MUSIC TODAY 2002 "Sounds of Toru Takemitsu"

Vol. 3

KICC 585-586

2 CD


disc 1

A Song of Early Spring  composed by Akira Nakada
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
What a Friend
  composed by Charles Crozat Converse
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Sacrifice (1962) for alto flute, lute and vibraphone with antique cymbales
Hika (1966) for violin and piano
Les yeux clos (1979) - In Memory of Shuzo Takiguchi -
 for piano
Air (1995) for flute


disc 2

Paths (1994)  - In Memoriam Witold Lutoslawski - for trumpet
Corona for pianist(s) (1962) for 1 or plural pianos
Folios (1974) for guitar
A Way a Lone (1980) for string quartet
Les Feuilles Mortes (1993) for string quartet
Arrangement of the chanson originally composed by Joseph Kosma


Live Recordings: 2003. Apr. 28. Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall
Concert Series "Complete Chamber Works of Toru Takemitsu" Vol. 2

Vol. 4

KICC 587-588

2 CD


disc 1

Yesterday  composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Michelle
  composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
From far beyond Chrysanthemums and November Fog (1983) for violin and piano
Landscape (1960) for string quartet without vibration
Ring (1961) for flute, terz guitar and lute
Bad Boy
1961/90/92for 2 or 3 guitar
Transcription for two guitars (edited by Norio Sato) on music originally composed for the film "Furyo Shonen (Bad Boys)"
Valeria (1969) for violin, violoncello, guitar and electric organ with two piccolos' obligato


disc 2

Here, There and Everywhere  composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Hey Jude
  composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Seasons (1970) for 4 percussion players, or 1 percussion player and tape
A Bird came down the Walk (1994) for viola accompanied by piano
Quatrain II (1977) for clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano

Live Recordings: 2003. Aug. 30. Small Hall of Suntory Hall
Suntory Music Foundation's Summer Festival 2003 MUSIC TODAY 21 "Sounds of Toru Takemitsu"

Vol. 5

KICC 589-590

2 CD


disc 1

All in Twilight (1987) - Four pieces for guitar -
Distance (1972) for oboe with or without sho
Les yeux clos II (1989) for piano
Piano Distance (1961) for piano
Herbstlied (1993)
Transcription for clarinet and string quartet of a solo piano work by Peter Iljitsch Tschaikowsky
Water Music (1960) for magnetic tape accompanied by two flutes, alto flute and Noh dance
Rain Dreaming (1986) for harpsichord
Rain Tree (1981) for three percussion players (or three keyboard players)


disc 2

And then I knew 'twas Wind (1992) for flute, viola and harp
Toward the Sea III (1989) for alto flute and harp
The International
  composed by Pierre Degeyter
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Summertime
  composed by George Gershwin
from 12 Songs for Guitar (1977)
Golden Slumbers (1992)
Transcription for piano of a song Golden Slumbers by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Between Tides (1993) for violin, cello and piano
Address by Hiroshi Koizumi on behalf of Ensemble Takemitsu
Air (1995) for flute

Live Recordings: 2004. Jun. 9. Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall : Takemitsu Memorial
Final Concert of Concert Series "Complete Chamber Works of Toru Takemitsu"

 
Ensemble Takemitsu

Rieko Suzuki, Katsuya Matsubara, Joe Kuwata, violins 
Kiyo Kido, Fumiko Kai, violas Ken-ichiro Yasuda, cello 
Norio Satoh, Kiyoshi Shomura, guitars 
Aki Takahashi, Kaori Kimura, Kazuoki Fujii, pianos 
Teho, Satoshi Kitamura, bandoneons 
Ayako Shinozaki, Mari Kimura, harps 
Hiroshi Koizumi, flute & alto flute Yukihiko Nishizawa, Naomi Oda, flutes 
Yoshiaki Suzuki, clarinet Hiroshi Shibayama, oboe 
Mayumi Miyata, sho 
Yasunori Yamaguchi, Sumire Yoshiwara, Atsushi Sugahara, percussions 
Yoshiaki Fukuda, trumpet Masayuki Naoi, horn 
Koichi Nonoshita, Koh Okumura, trombones 
Kyo Nakagawa, soprano 
Hideo Kanze, noh-mai

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