August 14th, 2013 playlist The Land of the Rising Sun

On Monday, Rhode Island celebrated "Victory Day," formerly known as "Victory Over Japan Day." In this episode, we fire back by celebrating Japanese composers.

Frank Zappa ~ Bob in Dacron* ~ conducted by Kent Nagano (*in tribute to Bob Lee of Martha's Vineyard)
Takashi Yoshimatsu ~ Digital Bird Suite
Henri Pousseur ~ At Midnight, Downland's Shadow Passes Along Ginkaku-Ji
Somei Satoh ~ Toki No Mon (A Gate Into Infinity)
Jo Kondo ~ A Dance for Piano
Keiko Fujiie ~ Yellow Cow
Hikaru Hayashi ~ A Bee Crosses Over The Strait
Akira Nishimura ~ Matra for Solo Marimba, Solo Timpani, and Five Percussionists
Ichiro Nodaira ~ Arabesque No. 3
Krzysztof Penderecki ~ Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
Tod Dockstader ~ Swell (no Japanese connection, just felt like playing this)
Karen Tanaka ~ The Song of Songs
Kashiwa Daisuke ~ deepblue (12_edit)
Babymetal ~ Doki Doki Morning

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