Schocker Gary - Mokuhanga 13 Japanese Woodcuts for Flute Alone
Since their creation nearly 200 years ago, the beautiful woodcut prints of Hokusai have inspired musicians and visual artists across many cultures. The stylized pre-Impressionist elegance of this Japanese art form captured the heart and imagination of post-Impressionist composer Gary Schocker, resulting in a series of musical moments woven together to form a rich yet delicate tapestry. Schocker’s 13 miniatures may be played as a suite, or as individual movements.
Gary Schocker presents a concert of all-Schocker music, performed at Marist College on June 16, 2022. Gary Schocker, flute; Fumi Kuwajima, piano. PROGRAM: 00:43 Show Tunes (I. oohlala!; II. if only. . .; III. opening night) 08:44 Underworld (I. Above; II. Below) 18:23 Mokuhanga (13 Japanese Woodcuts for flute alone) (world premiere) 35:59 ...