Takenouchi performs music by Joji Yuasa, Toru Takemitsu, Akira Miyoshi, Ichiro Nodaira, Toshio Hosokawa, Keiko Harada, Sachiyo Tsurumi, and Dai Fujikura.
Commissioned by Viola Space 2000, and premiered there in May 2000. This is the first of two transcriptions for 4 violas of the same music. The two works may be played separately or consecutively. With program note.
Commissioned by Viola Space 2001, and premiered in May 2001 in Tokyo. This work is somewhere between composition and transcription, and takes a very contemporary approach, making use of effects and harmonics. With a program note.
Orchestral music by the great Japanese composer. With pianist Ichiro Nodaira and the Osaka Century Orchestra.
This arrangement, by Tohsio Hosokawa, was premiered in 2006 by Nobuko Imai and Ichiro Nodaira. With a few performance notes. Duration ca. 18 minutes.
A four-movement work for SATB chorus and piano. All singing and introductory texts are in Japanese only. Duration ca. 24 minutes.
Commissioned by Ichiro Nodaira for the Exhibition of Contemporary Music 1999, and premiered in March 1999. The vibraphone part was added for a 2001 performance. With performance and program notes. Reprinted from the autograph. Duration ca. 11 minutes.
Six challenging pieces, each focusing on a particular technical skill. The first three were composed in 2003 for Gen Matsuyama; the second three were composed in 2004 for Ichiro Nodaira. With program notes in Japanese and English.
A collection of seven pieces for piano, contemporary in style but appropriate for students. Includes music by Jacques Charpentier, Thierry Escaich, Renaud Gagneux, Ichiro Nodaira, Gerard Pesson, Alain Weber, and Michel Zbar. With a foreword and notes on each piece.
Contents: I. La musique nocturne I -- II. La Marche -- III. La musique nocturne II.
This volume contains four works by Ichiro, all commissioned by the National Theatre, Tokyo: Voyage Interieur for 8 Gagaku instruments; Voix Interieur for shoo; Interfluve for shakuhachi, biwa, recorder and lute; and Memoire Vive for three instruments. With a foreword, notes on the Theatre, and b&w…
Commissioned for the 30th anniversary of the Tajimi Children's Choir. The music sets text by Albert Einstein, in Japanese translation. With program notes in Japanese and English.
Contents: Congratulations for the 70th Birthday / Joji Yuasa -- Prelude for solo cello / Toshi Ichiyanagi -- Batt pour violoncelle / Ichiro Nodaira -- Okinawa no Kiyari / Yuzo Toyama -- Ode for cello / Akira Nishimura -- Small Chant for cello solo / Toshio Hosokawa. The pieces were premiered by…