Autumn Music and Spring Tunes

Autumn Music and Spring Tunes – 19th century guitar
guitar music from Japan and the West, inspired by the seasons
about one hour

Autumn Music

R. Taki (1879-1903)
– Kōjo no Tsuki (Moon above a castle ruin) * Video
P. I. Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
– Chant d’Automne * (Autumn song) Video

Cl. Debussy (1862-1918)
– Clair de Lune (Moon light) *
Japanese danmono
– Rokudan (Six steps) *
F. Sor (1778-1839)
– Etude b-minor (Moon shine etude)

N. Motoori (1885-1945)
– Jūgoya otsuki-san (Ful moon) *
N. Coste (1806-1883)
– Feuilles d’Automne (Autumn leaves)

J. K. Mertz (1806-1856)
– Abendlied (Evening song) Video
Japanese lullaby
– Edo no Komoriuta (Lullaby of Edo) *
N. Coste (1806-1883)
– Méditation de Nuit (Night thoughts)

Spring Tunes

A. Nava (1775-1826)
Primavera (Spring)
1. Cantabile: Andante espressivo
2. Rondo: Il Cuore Esultante (The exulting heart)
Japanese song
– Sakura (Cherry blossom) *

Cl. Debussy (1862-1918)
– La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin (The girl with the flaxen hair) *
Japanese Nagauta
– Kurokami (Black hair) *
J. K. Mertz (1806-1856)
– Liebeslied (Love song) MP3

M. Miyagi (1849-1956)
– Haru no Umi (Springtime sea) *

K. Kawamura (1897-1946)
– Ureshii Hinamatsuri (Happy doll’s festival – March 3) * Video

*) My own arrangement.

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