SATSUMA BIWA (Japanese narrative lute tradition) with Junko Ueda

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CONCERT & LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION:
SATSUMA BIWA (Japanese narrative lute tradition) with Junko Ueda

including Japan-UK collaboration of Takemitsu’s ‘November Steps’ with Joe Browning (shakuhachi) with SOAS Min’yo Group performing ‘Ohara Bushi’ from Kagoshima

Djam Lecture Theatre
School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Thornaugh Street, Russell Square
LONDON WC1H 0XG

17:30 lecture-demonstration by Junko Ueda: A closer look at the Satsuma Biwa
History, playing techniques, comparison with Buddhist chant, other biwa genres,traditional vs contemporary repertoire, etc.

19:15 Concert: Junko Ueda (Satsuma Biwa)
Mix of traditional and modern pieces, including the cadenza from Takemitsu’s ‘November Steps’ with Joe Browning (shakuhachi), and a taste of Buddhist chant

Organised by SOAS Department of Music and SATSUMA 150; supported by the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation

in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Satsuma Students in the UK

Date: 10 July 2015
Venue: Djam Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
E-mail: satsumastudents150@gmial.com
Organiser: SOAS, University of London and SATSUMA 150

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