Showa Repertoire – December, 2011

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My eleventh residency at the Showa Music Academy in Kawasaki since 1998 included:

* performance on a gala percussion concert in the academy’s opera house (Teatro Giglio)

* 44 private lessons

* 11 small ensemble coaching sessions

* 1 Creative Music Making (freeform improvisation) workshop

* 1 videotaped interview for students in the English language class

* 1 formal address to the entire Showa faculty and administration at their monthly meeting

Here is a listing of the repertoire I heard in lessons and rehearsals during my 2-week residency at the Showa Academy in December 2011.  Many of the pieces were also heard in previous years’ residencies.

Performance of the Philidor "March"

ADVENTURES FOR ONE by Robert Stern  (Multi-percussion, unaccompanied)

AGBEKOR arr. by W.Cahn (drum ensemble)

ALL AMERICAN SOLOS by C. Wilcoxin (rudimental snare drum solos)

CANON by Pachabel/arr. by Nanae Mimura (Marimba, unaccompanied)

CARITAS by Michael Burritt (Marimba)

CINQ PIECES BREVES by Jaques Delecleuse  (Multi-percussion, piano accomp.)

CONCERTINO POUR PERCUSSION et ORCHESTRE by Jean Balissat (Multi-perc., pno. accomp.)

CONCERTINO FOR XYLOPHONE & ORCH. by T. Mayuzumi (Xylo., piano accomp.)

CONCERTO FOR PERCUSSION by Andre Jolivet (Multi-perc, pno. accomp.)

CONCERTO #2 FOR MARIMBA by N.Zivkovic

CONCERTO FOR TIMPANI (Mvt. III) by William Kraft  (Timpani, piano accompaniment)

CONCERTO FOR TIMPANI by W. Tharichen (Timpani, piano accompaniment)

CREATIVE MUSIC MAKING (freeform improvisations)

DANCE by Simone Pie (Multi-percussion w/ Timp., piano accomp)

DTKT by Kerrin Joyce (Drum duet, unaccompanied)

ENERGICO by Kazunori Meguro (Drum quintet, unaccompanied, with dance)

ENTRADA by Kerrin Joyce  (Marimba-vibraphone duet, unaccompanied)

EVENING PRAYER by E.Humperdink (Marimba Ensemble)

FIVE PIECES by Pius Chung (Marimba unaccompanied)

FRUM by Askel Masson (Multi-perc.)

GENERALLY SPOKEN, IT IS NOTHING BUT RHYTHM by Zivkovic (Marimba, Unacc.)

GROUND FOR SOLO PERCUSSIONIST by Norio Fukushi  (Multi-perc., unaccomp.)

HALASANA by Louis Cauberghis  (Multi-perc., piano accomp.)

I-CHING by Per Norgard  (Multi-percussion, unaccompanied)

IMPROVISATIONS by Marcal Mihalovici  (Multi-perc.)

KITCHEN SINK by Don Gilles (Perc. ensemble with band)

KYAKOU by E. Dupin (Multi-percussion, piano accomp.)

LA NOCHE DE LOS MAYAS by S.Revueltas/arr.Meguro (Marimbas,perc., elec.organs)

MARCH by Elliot Carter (Timpani, unaccompanied)

MARCH FOR KETTLEDRUMS by A. Philidor (Timpani duet, unaccompanied)

MESSIAH by G. Handel (Timpani part)

MYRIADES by Francois Dupin  (Multi-perc, piano accomp.)

NAGOYA MARIMBAS by Steve Reich (Marimba duet, unaccompanied)

NIMROD from “Enigma Variations” by Elgar/arr. Meguro (Marimba Ensemble)

QUATRE INVENTIONS by Michel Cals  (Multi-perc, piano accomp.)

REBANA LOOPS by David Pye  (Marimba & Toms Quartet)

REBONDS A by Iannis Xenakis (Multi-percussion, unaccompanied)

RHYTHMIC by Eugene Bozza

SIDE BY SIDE by Michio Kitazume (Multi-percussion, unaccompanied)

SIX SUITEN FUR VIOLONCELLO -‘Gavotte I & II’  by Bach (Marimba, unaccomp.)

SONATA for Marimba by T. Pitfield  (Timpani, piano accomp.)

SONATA FOR TWO PIANOS AND PERCUSSION by B. Bartok

SONATINA by A. Tcherepnin  (piano accomp.)

SUITE ANCIENNE by Maurice Jarre (Multi-perc, piano accomp.)

SYMPHONY No. 25 by W. Mozart  (Marimba ensemble)

TOCCATA by Anders Koppel (Marimba-vibraphone duet, unaccompanied)

VIOLIN SUITE (D-MINOR FUGUE) by Bach (Marimba, unaccompanied)

Performance of "Agbekor" in Teatro Giglio Performance of "La Noche de Los Mayas" in Teatro Giglio
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