• Teiryu
  • Ryerson Theatre
  • December 1, 2007

Teiryu

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

The introduction and finale of this piece feature improvised solos on the nebuta daiko, a shoulder-worn drum from northern Aomori prefecture. The main body of the song consists of four drummers playing both in unison and in a series of ‘call and responses’.