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2 Japanese Folks Songs booklet for pedal harp by Toshio Hosokawa

2 Japanese Folks Songs booklet for pedal harp by Toshio Hosokawa

For PEDAL harp only.
Toshio Hosokawa (1955 - ) is a Japanese composer of contemporary classical music. His modern contemporary music arrangements of two Japanese folk songs include a variety of harp effects, such as "pinch strings between two fingers and snap" and "beat strings of lowest register with palm." He includes a chart of abbreviations and symbols used in the music. The two folk songs are a 3-page Falling Cherry Blossoms and a 2-page Lullaby of Itsuki. Hosokawa's 6-page composition Gesine is a very slow, rubato 8 minute piece. For intermediate to advanced pedal harpists.
For PEDAL harp only.

Click on the note icon to see a sample of the first few lines of music.