Sankyoku:Traditional Japanese Ensemble Music

Co-presented with the department of Music at Smith College

Sankyoku:Traditional Japanese Ensemble Music

Saturday, March 12, 2005

12 Sage Hall, Smith College   4:00 pm
$10 General; Five College Students Free

Outstanding senior performers of Japanese traditional music present a delightful and colorful panorama of art music from ancient and modern Japan. The instruments koto, shamisen, kokyu, Heike biwa, shakuhachi flute and singing voice combine to weave an enchanting representation of many of the genres of traditional Japanese music through the ages. Their enchanting and colorful ensemble reflects the more than thirty years of performance they each have with their instruments. The Sankyoku Ensemble has Kyokuichi Kai on koto, shamisen, kokyu, Heike biwa, voice, Yoko Hiraoka on koto, shamisen, voice, and David Wheeler on shakuhachi flute. Co-presented with the department of Music at Smith College

 



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