Works include Leonard Bernstein’s Suite from West Side Story, David Schober’s The Pillow Book: Four Seasons of Ancient Japan for vibraphone, flute and spoken word, Philip Lasser’s Bach Echoes for marimba, and a touch of Bach meets the 21st Century as Makoto performs works of Bach he transcribed for marimba. Joined by artists Tara Helen O’Connor (flute), Chie Kitamura (narrator) and Barbara Podgurski (piano). You will certainly not want to miss this exciting display of musical pyrotechnics!
- Makoto Nakura, marimba and vibraphone
- Tara Helen O’Connor, flute
- Chie Kitamura, narrator
- Barbara Podgurski, piano
|JS Bach (1685–1750)||Three Preludes for solo marimba *|
|David Schober (b 1974)||The Pillow Book: Four Seasons of Ancient Japan for vibraphone, flute, and spoken word (2013)
|JS Bach||Three Chorales for solo marimba *
|Philip Lasser (b 1963)||Bach Echoes for marimba (2017) *|
|Leonard Bernstein (1918–1990)/arranged by Raimundo Penaforte||Suite from West Side Story ***
* Work transcribed by Makoto Nakura.
** Work composed for Makoto Nakura.
*** Marimba part transcribed from the violin part by Makoto Nakura.