• Nengetsu no Nagare
  • Ryerson Theatre, Toronto
  • November 29, 2008

Nengetsu no Nagare

Date Composed: 2001
Composer: Kiyoshi Nagata
Arrangement: Kiyoshi Nagata
Premiere Performance: November 9, 2002 - Hart House Theatre
Recording Title: Koku CD / 10th Anniversary Concert DVD

A dreamlike introduction featuring a set of orugoru bells, hyotan (gourd shakers), hyoshigi (wooden clappers) and chappa, sets the tone for this piece. The main body of this song develops slowly over time as more and more drumbeats are introduced under a melodic flute duet.