Shinobu Sato - Red Dragonfly - Vinyl Album on Flying Fish Records

Shinobu Sato – Red Dragonfly – Vinyl Album on Flying Fish Records

 

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Shinobu Sato – Red Dragonfly – Vinyl Album

 
Brand new, never played, unsealed and stamped with “promotional copy”
Flying Fish Records FF 476 1988

Shinobu Sato, born in Japan, toured and concertized extensively in that country before emigrating to the United States in 1979. Since then, he has performed at festivals, coffeehouses, colleges, radio and television throughout the United States and Japan. He has consistently earned a reputation as a master craftsman of both nylon and steel-string guitar with an unequaled skill and originality, grace and wit. He draws his material from a hitherto unheard of variety of sources. He is also known for his brilliant arrangements, drawing upon his vast knowledge of counterpoint and harmony. Red Dragonfly contains Sato’s arrangements of J.S. Bach (“Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’), Gershwin (“Prelude #2”), Scott Joplin (“Silver Swan”) and Turlough O’Carolan (“Si Bheag, Si Mhor” and “Planxty Irwin”), as well as traditional compositions for shamisen, gospel songs, even “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”

Track Listing
1. Simple Gifts
2. Three Shamisen Pieces: Uchiawase / Fuga / Kan Otsu
3. Over The Rainbow
4. Harvest Home
5. Grandfather’s Clock
6. Sakura Variations
7. Red Dragonfly
8. Si Bheag, Si Mhor
9. Silver Swan
10. Planxty Irwin
11. Prelude #2
12. Mebae
13. Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring
14. Amazing Grace

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