Two Japanese Songs (cello and piano) level 1.0
Title: Two Japanese Songs
Composer: traditional Japanese, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Cello and Piano
Printout: 3 pages
Note: These pieces may be performed separately or as a pair. The second tune (Mushi No Koe – Insect Sounds) imitates the sound of chirping crickets and is given a partially canonic treatment.
Skills: B minor and D Major; 4/4 and 2/4 time; tempo and meter change; character and articulation change; double up bows; bow recovery lifts; 4 and 6 bar phrases.
1. Edo komoriuta (lullaby from Edo)
2. Mushi No Koe (insect sounds)