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FUKAI: Chantes de Java / Creation / Quatre Mouvements Parodiques


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THE COLLABORATIVE CONDUCTOR – Jeremy Siepmann Interviews Dmitry Yablonsky

FUKAI: Chantes de Java / Creation / Quatre Mouvements Parodiques

The Japanese composer Shiro Fukai allied himself firmly with French musical traditions, absorbing, in particular, the musical language of Ravel. The latter’s Bolero is echoed in the crescendo of Chantes de Java, with its repeated theme, while Ravel, Falla, Stravinsky and Roussel provide the inspiration for the Quatre mouvements parodiques. The ballet Création, an amalgam of ancient Japanese imperial dance music, vaulting rhythms and opulent orchestral sonorities, was commissioned, together with other works by Japanese and foreign composers, to celebrate the 2600th year of Japanese imperial rule.

Fukai, Shiro

  4 Mouvements Parodiques
1.   I. Falla: Modere 00:04:38
2.   II. Stravinsky: Vif et rythme 00:01:54
3.   III. Ravel: Assez lent 00:03:03
4.   IV. Roussel: Anime 00:06:19
5.   I. Naissance de dieux 00:03:55
6.   II. Naissance de etres vivants 00:02:46
7.   III. Naissance de etres humains 00:11:26
  Image Symphonique, "Chantes de Java" (Symphonic Picture, "Songs of Java")
8.   Image Symphonique, "Chante de Java" 00:12:48

Total Playing Time: 00:46:49

Fukai, Shiro

Yablonsky, Dmitry

Russian Philharmonic Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Series: Japanese Classics

Genre: Ballet; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.557688

Barcode: 747313268825

Physical Release: 05/2005

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