Recordings

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Toronto Taiko Tales Blu-ray (KNE013) released April 7, 2017 Nagata Shachu celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of its hometown in Toronto, Canada with this professional studio recording of the ensemble’s signature pieces interspersed with evocative scenes of the city.

  1. Hana
  2. Taichi no Sakebi
  3. Tokiwa
  4. Gokan
  5. Enya Totto
  6. Hun Kotsu Sai Shin
  7. Shin Kodama
  8. Sankaku
  9. Zare Shamisen
  10. Let’s Go!
  11. Harukoma
  12. Araumi
  13. San Ren On

$20.00 CAD



 
Toronto Taiko Tales DVD and CD (KNE012) released April 7, 2017 Nagata Shachu celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of its hometown in Toronto, Canada with this professional studio recording of the ensemble’s signature pieces interspersed with evocative scenes of the city.

  1. Hana
  2. Taichi no Sakebi
  3. Tokiwa
  4. Gokan
  5. Enya Totto
  6. Hun Kotsu Sai Shin
  7. Shin Kodama
  8. Sankaku
  9. Zare Shamisen
  10. Let’s Go!
  11. Harukoma
  12. Araumi
  13. San Ren On

$20.00 CAD



 
15th Anniversary Live Concert DVD (KNE011) released October 18, 2014 Recorded live on November 22, 2013 at the Enwave Theatre, Toronto, featuring new works composed by all current members of the ensemble.

  1. Senba Oiwake
  2. Yamanobori
  3. Saodake Uri
  4. Mago Uta
  5. Pulse Progressions
  6. Akita Nikata Bushi
  7. Koku
  8. Kaleidoscope
  9. Hokage
  10. Tayou
  11. Kitsunetsuki
  12. O-Sawagi
  13. Enjou
  14. Iwai

$20.00 CAD


Purchase tunes from Hymus Road and Tsuzure on CDBABY.


 
Hymus Road (KNE010) released November 22, 2013 This is the first Nagata Shachu CD to be entirely recorded and mixed at our taiko studio, featuring new compositions by all current members.

  • Hokage
  • Yamanobori
  • Akita Nikata Bushi
  • O-Sawagi
  • Saodake
  • Tayou
  • Shirogane
  • Kitsunetsuki
  • Furyu

$20.00CAD



 
IROHA Live Concert DVD (KNE008) released November 18, 2011 Recorded live at the Fleck Dance Theatre in Toronto,this DVD features all new repertoire composed and directed by Aki Takahashi. This production greatly expanded the range of Nagata Shachu’s artistic direction and repertoire.

  1. Shinonome
  2. Kyara
  3. Ayame
  4. Tokiwa
  5. Yamabuki
  6. Sei Gai Ha
  7. Batta
  8. Sarusuberi
  9. Tonbi
  10. Shirogane
  11. Shikkoku
  12. Nishiki

$20.00 CAD



 
10th Anniversary Concert DVD (KNE007) released April 16, 2009 Recorded live on November 28, 2008 at Ryerson Theatre, Toronto, this DVD captures the spirit of Nagata Shachu in concert, playing new and rarely performed works along with old favorites.

  1. Shin Kodama (1998)
  2. Miyake (traditional)
  3. Jinari (2008)
  4. Nengetsu no Nagare(2001)
  5. Kakkazan (2005)
  6. Enya Totto (traditional)
  7. San Ren On (2007)
  8. Mamagoto (2008)
  9. Take Ito Kawa (2008)
  10. Orbit (2007)
  11. 14-14 (2006)
  12. Tsuzure (2006)
  13. Enjou (2008)
  14. Teiryu (2002)

$20.00 CAD



 
Tsuzure (KNE006) released November 29, 2008 Recording for the first time under our new name Nagata Shachu, this CD highlights a broad range of music from the full assault of the taiko to melodic instruments such as the koto (Japanese zither), shakuhachi (flute), shinobue (folk flute), shamisen (lute) and voice. This is one of Nagata Shachu’s best efforts to date.

$20.00CAD



 
Ko-Banashi (KNE009) released April 6, 2013 This is the second CD performed by Ten Ten ensemble led by Aki Takahashi. Inspired in Japanese folk music mixed with contemporary sounds featuring vocals, shamisen (lute), bamboo flutes and taiko/percussion accompaniment.

  • Rokudenashi
  • Koe Narashi
  • Namakemono
  • Chocho
  • Amaten
  • Okina Ki No Uta

$20.00CAD



 
Kiro (KNE004) released 2005 The ensemble’s most varied and sophisticated recording to date combining the group’s signature taiko drumming with such traditional instruments as the shamisen (three-stringedlute), shakuhachi (vertically blown bamboo flute), shinobue (transverse folk flute) and vocals.

  1. Matsuri Genso (Festival Fantasy)
  2. Hon Choshi
  3. Kaze no Seirei (Wind Spirits)
  4. Bidou (Micro-Movements)
  5. Hamajishi
  6. Tentetsu no Kase
  7. Kumo no Nabiki (Floating Clouds)
  8. Benten Bayashi
  9. Khanda Taiko
  10. Senba Oiwake

$20.00 CAD



 
De-Bayashi (KNE005) released 2007 This CD is performed by the group Ten Ten led by Aki Takahashi and is not a taiko recording. It is a wonderful mixture of Japanese inspired folk tunes featuring vocals, shamisen (lute), bamboo flutes and taiko/percussion accompaniment.

  1. Ten Ten De-Bayashi
  2. Kon Kon Kon
  3. Karaten
  4. Namuami Nezumi
  5. Horie Sankyoku
  6. Totto Mesai
  7. Chakkiri Bushi
  8. Sanaburi
  9. Dojoji no Hen
  10. 1 Kara 10 no Kazoe Uta
  11. Ten Ten Ato-Bayashi

$20.00 CAD



 
Koku (KNE003) released 2002 Eight original compositions by Kiyoshi Nagata featuring exciting and intricate ensemble playing. This CD captures the spirit of the Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble’s live performance.

  1. Iwai(Celebrate)
  2. Taichi no Sakebi (The Shouting Earth)
  3. Nengestu no Nagare (Time Flows)
  4. Gokan (Five Senses)
  5. Araumi (Stormy Sea)
  6. Teiryu (Undercurrent)
  7. Sasurai no Tsuki (The Floating Moon)
  8. Koku (Empty Sky)

$20.00 CAD



 
Stone Path (KNE002) released 2001Out of Print This recording features both original and traditional music representing the ensemble’s early repertoire. CD is no longer in print.

  1. Shin Kodama (Echoes of the Heart)
  2. Harukoma II (Spring Horses)
  3. Music for Uchiwa Daiko
  4. Music for Chappa (Brass Cymbals)
  5. Stone Path, traditional arr. by K. Nagata
  6. Nebuta Daiko
  7. Shodo (Impulse), traditional arr. by K. Nagata
  8. Yamadera (Mountain Temple), traditional arr. by K. Nagata


 
Tenkai (KNE001) released 1997 Kiyoshi Nagata’s debut solo CD featuring eight original compositions. The CD has been described as subtle, meditative and beautifully spare.

  1. Edge of Dusk
  2. Chikurin (Bamboo Grove)
  3. Pulse Progressions
  4. Tenkai
  5. Akikaze (Autumn Wind)
  6. 11 Voices
  7. Furyu (Floating)
  8. Changes

$20.00 CAD