• Akikaze
  • Walter Hall, University of Toronto Faculty of Music
  • October 11, 2001

Akikaze (Autumn Wind)

Date Composed: 1997
Composer: Kiyoshi Nagata
Arrangement: Kiyoshi Nagata
Premiere Performance: December 6, 1997 - CD Release Concert Toronto Buddhist Church
Recording Title: Tenkai CD

Every year across Japan, hundreds of festivals or ‘matsuri’ are held in honour of the autumn harvest season. This piece was inspired by the vivid images of dancing leaves in the swirling winds during these spirited and colourful festivals.