This piece is one of the songs included in the Ko Matsushita's choral collection "Asia no kodomo uta" (Asian Children's Songs). There are various ways of singing "Arirang" and the composer endeavored to
Hideki Chihara composed this piece imagining a scene of the temple festivals in the ancient times. A string, the sound of which was thought to have a miraculously spiritual power, was an object to which a
This is a joyful setting of verses from Psalm 96 with lyrical piano accompaniment. It became of Ko Matsushita's most well known piece at "Sing for Japan," a project calling for donations to the victims of
This work was composed for the "Whole Japan Junior Chorus Festival 2005".Three groups sing in canon, every group expresses music like a prayer, and then all parts combine together forming a powerful force
The piece was commissioned by Co-Curricular Activities Branch of Ministry of Education, Singapore for the Singapore Youth Festival Central Judging 2007. The text is taken from a poem written by Siegfried
The song "From Dawn to Nightfall" was born out of the passion of the Fukushima people who suffered from the Great East Japan Earthquake. Afterwards, this song has been sung all over Japan. Takatomi Nabbing
The text is based on the words of junior high school students who were forced out of their home town by the nuclear accident caused by the earthquake and tsunami in 2011. The music was written by their
The songs are composed by cheerfully playing on words and describe the Japanese four seasons in two volumes: one as a cappella collection and another one with piano accompaniment.
This song was born as a result of the friendship between the composer Ko Matsushita and Reiko Ito who wrote the poem. "Here Now" was accepted very well and later offered to the "Sing for Japan", a campaign
This is a choral piece written for children's choir or female choir. The style of a round music makes a cappella performance possible.
Ko Matsushita has already set many poems of Naoko Kudo into music. The unaccompanied songs express the pureness and vividness of the poems. This choral suite should be performed with the sonority full of
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