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Kent Nagano - Verbier Festival 2013 - Wallcast Interview
Kent Nagano on how he met Frank Zappa
Kent Nagano stops by at a McGill Symphony Orchestra rehearsal
Filmtrailer "Der Traum des Kent Nagano"
1 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 1 Nanatsu no ko
2 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 2 Amefuri otsukisan
3 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 3 Soushunfu
4 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 4 No aoime Ningyou
5 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 5 Tsukimisoo no hana
6 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 6 Jyuugoya otsukisan
7 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 7 Hanakage
8 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 8 Yuuyake Koyake
9 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 9 Haruyo koi
10 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 10 Sumidagawa
11 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 11 Akatonbo
12 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 12 Akai kutsu
13 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 13 Oboro zukiyo
14 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 14 Natsuwa kinu
15 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 15 Ningyou hanayome
16 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 16 Chin chin chidori
17 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 17 Hamachidori
18 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 18 Dokokade haruga
19 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 19 Chin chin chidori
20 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 20 Suna yama
21 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 21 Sakura
22 Beintus: Japanese Songs for Children - 22 Ano-kono machi-machi
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One day, Kent Nagano was listening carefully as his wife was singing a children's song to their daughter.  The song told a chapter of Japanese history previously unknown to him: It told of emotion, tenderness, love – and bitterness. The song originated from a period when Japan had to open up to the West. At this time, Japan was suffering from overpopulation, starvation and poverty. In Japan, the songs that enchanted Nagano are commonly known as SHOKA, or school hymns. They are based on famous Japanese poetry, but are composed in the Western musical style.  The songs' haunting, mysterious beauty have continued to entice all generations since their creation making them actual and vividly relevant to our modern world.

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