Glories of the Japanese Music Heritage: Ancient Soundscapes Reborn

Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 4pm

Miller Theatre at Columbia University

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Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives cordially invites you to the 10th anniversary celebration of its annual concert: Glories of the Japanese Music Heritage: Ancient Soundscapes Reborn – Japanese Sacred Gagaku Court Music and Secular Art Music. This year’s concert features three world-renowned Gagaku musicians invited from Japan as well as New York-based artists and students of Columbia University’s Music Performance Program. The program includes classic repertoires as well as contemporary works for Japanese heritage instruments by John Cage, Toshi Ichiyanagi, John Kaizan Neptune, and others. The concert is free and open to the public, but please register at www.medievaljapanesestudies.org in advance.


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For more information please visit www.medievaljapanesestudies.org or contact the institute at 212-854-7403.