116th street and Broadway
New York City, New York

Presenting renowned musicians originating from the Reigakusha orchestra
Hitomi Nakamura (hichiriki)
Mayumi Miyata (sho)
Takeshi Sasamoto (ryuteki)

with commentary by Professor Naoko Terauchi, who will explore the 1300 year repertoire of gagaku, the world's oldest continuous ensemble music and the present potential for these extraordinary

Friday, March 24, 2006
5:30pm to 7:30pm
(followed by a reception 7:30pm - 8:30pm)

The President's Room: Faculty House
(entrance 116th street off Amsterdam Ave)

The gagaku repertoire preserves musical modes no longer extant in their countries of origin along the Silk Road in Central Asia,Tibet and China.

The concert will conclude with a world premiere of Koyomi (Almanac)
by Composer and Columbia Doctor of Musical Arts (2006) Hiroya
Miura, featuring:

Mayumi Miyata - sho
Nancy Kito - harpsichord
Marie Dalby - viola da gamba

Following the lecture-demonstration and concert all are welcome to
join in a reception for the artists.

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