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The Road of Hasekura Tsunenaga

The Road of Hasekura Tsunenaga

"This album is dedicated to the Japanese samurai Hasekura Rokuemon Tsunenaga (1571-1622) who between 1613 and 1620 headed a diplomatic mission to the Vatican, travelling through Spain and other parts of Europe. Traditional, contemporary and original pieces are beautifully performed and composed by Rodrigo Rodriguez. This project supported by Japan Foundation and Embassy of Japan it was part of the Dual Year Spain/Japan 2013/14, and was selected as a gift for Crown Prince of Japan Naruhito when he visited Spain on June of 2013."

Rodrigo Rodriguez
2013

Track Title Kanji Length Shakuhachi Shamisen Koto
1 Kumoi Jishi 雲井獅子 06'04 Rodrigo Rodriguez

2 Sagari Ha no Kyoku 下り葉の曲 03'34 Rodrigo Rodriguez

3 5 October 1614 03'38 Rodrigo Rodriguez

4 San'ya Sugagaki 三谷菅垣 09'20 Rodrigo Rodriguez

5 Shika no Tône (Kinko Ryû) 鹿の遠音 05'21 Rodrigo Rodriguez

Arrangement by Kohachiro Miyata
6 Kogarashi 木枯 06'23 Rodrigo Rodriguez

7 Azuma Jishi (Taizan Ha) 吾妻獅子 09'11 Rodrigo Rodriguez

8 Dialogues: King Philip III 07'35 Rodrigo Rodriguez

9 Departure to Rome 05'55 Rodrigo Rodriguez

10 Azuma Jishi 吾妻獅子 09'11 Rodrigo Rodriguez

Duet
11 Beneath High Cliffs 05'29 Rodrigo Rodriguez

12 Towards God (Hasekura's Baptism) 04'39 Rodrigo Rodriguez

13 Arrival in Sendai 06'16 Rodrigo Rodriguez


The International Shakuhachi Society - 2017