Toru Takemitsu "Songs for Mixed Choir"

Toru Takemitsu "Songs for Mixed Choir"

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Condition Guidelines

Victor (Japan) 1984
VIC-28166 (LP) Obi(Some very light stains on the back), insert
sleeve : NM-
media : EX/EX(a slight dust noise)

This is an album released in 1984, featuring the Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus singing a song composed by Toru Takemitsu that was re-arranged for chorus. The conductor is Hiroyuki Iwashiro. The older songs include "Good-bye" (B4) with lyrics by Kuniharu Akiyama, composed in the early 1950s, soon after the start of commercial broadcasting, "In a small room" (A3) composed for an anti-Apartheid rally in 1960, "The song of ○ and △" sung in the film "Delinquent Boy" directed by Susumu Hani, also produced in 1960, "The song of ○ and △ In addition, there is B6, which is an arrangement of the old Japanese song "Sakura." The world of poetry evokes a variety of mental landscapes, and the gentle, nostalgic melody of the voice gently resonates. The artwork on the cover is also nice.

A4: 恋のかくれんぼ
B4: さようなら

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