Music Heritage XV コロンビア大学

2020年1月27日

日時:2020年3月8日(日)16:00~
場所:コロンビア大学 ミラーシアター

内容:
パートⅠ 雅楽
催馬楽 極楽は(1993年 芝祐靖作曲)
平調音取 越天楽
沙陀調音取 陵王 

パートⅡ 女性音楽家 

Elizabeth Brown meets Otomae(乙前)
A Glimpse at Dawm (2019) Elizabeth Brown 作曲初演

Hildegard von Bingen meets Otomae(乙前)

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Music Heritage XV

Sunday, March 8, 2020, 4PM
Miller Theatre,
Columbia University 

2960 Broadway (at 116th Street)

Part I – Gagaku: Sacred Soundscapes Reborn

SAIBARA (Ancient vocal genre)

Gokuraku wa (Paradise) (1993) by Sukeyasu Shiba
In memory of Sukeyasu Shiba (1935-2019)

GAGAKU ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

Hyōjō no netori (Prelude in E mode) 
Etenraku (Music of the Divine Heavens)

Sadachō no netori (Prelude in D mode)
Ryō-Ō (Chinese King of Ryō)

 

Part II: Women Who Made/Make Music

ELIZABETH BROWN MEETS OTOMAE

A Glimpse at Dawn (2019)
by Elizabeth Brown (World Premiere)
In honor of the 400th anniversary of composer-nun Isabella Leonarda’s birth (1620 –1704); Inspired by the lyrics of 12th-century Japanese singer, Otomae: No.26 in Ryōjin Hishō
       Yoko Reikano Kimura (shamisen/voice)
       Nancy Kito (harpsichord, Ensemble Leonarda)
       Adam Young (bass viol, Ensemble Leonarda)
       Susan Graham (baroque flute, Ensemble Leonarda)
       Claire Smith Bermingham (baroque violin, Ensemble Leonarda)

HILDEGARD MEETS OTOMAE

Hildegard von Bingen of Germany and Otomae of Japan, singer-composers and 12th-century contemporaries who believed in the spiritual power of song, meet in the 21st century and share their songs with each other.

Otomae’s Lyrics No. 566 in Ryōjin Hishō:
Itsushika to kimi ni to omoishi (I always meant to give you…)

     Ayumi Shimonoto (music/voice)

Otomae’s Lyrics No. 26 in Ryōjin Hishō:
Hotoke wa tsune ni imasedomo (They say our Lord is always here…)

     Hildegard von Bingen (music)
     Evelyn Troester DeGraf and members of the GHOSTLIGHT Chorus (voice)

Otomae’s Lyrics No. 177 in Ryōjin Hishō:
Gokurakujōdo no medetasa wa (Paradise is glorious…)
     Evelyn Troester DeGraf and members of the GHOSTLIGHT Chorus