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Anglo-Japanese Society of Wessex

An Unincorporated Association

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Alexander Rosenblatt, George Logan (Dr Evadne Hinge), Michael Soumei Coxall, Kazue Yanagida

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GODFREY KING (Director) AJSW REPRESENTATIVE IN UK

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Japonica Voices

Wed Sep 7th 2011, 12:15–1:00 pm ◀ This event has finished
St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet St, London, EC4A 2HR

Programme

  1. Mugiwarabōshi (麦わら帽子; Straw Hat)
        Music by Akira Miyoshi
        Words by Michizo Tachihara
  2. Summertime
        Music by G. Gershwin
        Words by D. Heyward
  3. Kaeru (蛙; The Frog)
        Music by Katsuhiro Tsubono
        Words by Issa Kobayashi
  4. Tsuki (月; The Moon)
        Music by Katsuhiro Tsubono
        Words by Issa Kobayashi
  5. Alice's Theme
        Music by Danny Elfman
        Words from Walt Disney Pictures' Alice in Wonderland
  6. Come away, death
        Music by John Hind
        Words by William Shakespeare
  7. Shimauta (島唄; Island Song)
        Music by Kazushi Miyazawa
        Words by Kazushi Miyazawa
  8. Cantus Mariales Iaponici
          1. Assumpta est Maria
          2. Salve Mater misericordiae
          3. Tota pulchra es
        Music by Saburo Takada
        Graduale: Missa in Assumptione B.M.V.
  9. Sakura, Sakura (さくら、さくら; Cherry Blossoms)
        Traditional
        Arranged by Seisho Saegusa
  10. Loch Lomond
        Traditional (Scotland)
        Arranged by Daniel Overton

Artist info

Japonica Voices: Mikiko Ridd, founder (soprano), Kei Zushi (soprano) and Yoko Harada (alto).

Japonica Voices is a London-based trio of female singers, formed in 2010. Reflecting the Japanese origins of the singers, their repertoire includes Japanese traditional and folk songs, but additionally they have embraced the Western tradition, singing classical, madrigals, folk songs and some popular contemporary pieces.

In today's concert, Japonica Voices will be accompanied by Noriko Sekiya on piano.

Venue: St Dunstan-in-the-West

Pictures of St Dunstan-in-the-West at the Flickr website

The church of St. Dunstan in the West dates back to circa 1070 AD, and the present building was completed in the early 19th century.

The nearest tube stations are Chancery Lane (Central line) and Temple (Circle and District line).

For more information, visit the church's website.

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