2008 Lawrence Tuczynski

Title SARA ~ NIHON NO MEIKYOKU
English Title SARA ~ JAPANESE FOLK SONGS
CD Label Ongaku No Tomo Sha Corp., Japan
CD Number OCD-0510
Music by: Yoshiaki Sawa - bamboo baritone
Yoshio Tsukada - piano
Number of tracks 20
Running time 54:17
Number of discs 1
Year of release/manufacture October 31, 1997

REVIEW

November 10, 2008

Japan's leading baritone bamboo Yoshiaki Sawa's first CD.

SARA is Sanskrit. MEIKYOKU are folk songs. Track #20, another appearance of SHIRETOKO HANTO NO GYOFU NO UTA, aka SHIRETOKO PENINSULA FISHERMAN'S SONG, aka SHANTY OF SHIRETOKO PENINSULA FISHERMEN, lyrics by Genzo Sarashina, music by Akira Ifukube.

Recorded August 14-16, 1997 at the Tokyo Music Association Hall

SARA ~ NIHON NO MEIKYOKU (SARA ~ JAPANESE FOLK SONGS)

  1. Red Marsh
  2. Of Azumaya
  3. North Autumn
  4. Sara
  5. Crow
  6. (??? unknown)
  7. (??? unknown)
  8. Dream
  9. Six Riders
  10. Crab Miso [Soup]
  11. On Seeing Mt Fuji
  12. Peasant Song
  13. Mt Heijo
  14. Little Thrush
  15. Swan Song
  16. Wild Sheep
  17. Of Home
  18. Fox
  19. Flower Forest
  20. Shiretoko Peninsula Fishermen's Song (Lyrics by Genzo Sarashina, composed by Akira Ifukube)