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Hiraita, Hiraita

Category:   ETHNIC MUSIC
Composer:   Traditional Japanese song
Arranger:   Ken Hakoda
Publisher:   Santa Barbara
Edition:   SBMP 559
Voicing:   SATB div
Setting:   A Cappella

Reviewer:   

Martha Coventry Graber
St. Paul Central High School 2009
R&R Chair Ethnic Music

Hiraita, Hiraita is a traditional Japanese pentatonic children’s song. The text describes the brief moments when a lotus flower […]

October 22nd, 2009|Categories: ETHNIC MUSIC|Tags: |Comments Off on Hiraita, Hiraita

Hokaru Koi (Ho, Firefly)

Category:   ETHNIC MUSIC
Composer:   Japanese Children’s song
Arranger:   Ro Ogura
Publisher:   Theodore Presser Company
Edition:   312-41520
Voicing:   SSA
Setting:   A Cappella

Reviewer:   

Martha Coventry Graber
St. Paul Central High School 2007
R&R Chair Ethnic Music

This is an exuberant, slightly tricky canonic setting of the traditional folk song. The piece opens with a canon at […]

October 15th, 2007|Categories: ETHNIC MUSIC|Tags: |Comments Off on Hokaru Koi (Ho, Firefly)