Leader Album

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Fumio Yasuda Forest


Fumio Yasuda [piano, prepared piano, melodica]
Joachim Badenhorst [clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone]
Akimuse [vocals, kalimba]
Nobuyoshi Ino [acoustic bass]

1. Rain Landscape
2. Thirst for Love
3. Black Rose Melancholy
4. Happiness
5. Things that are missing here
6. Asian Nostalgia
7. Song of Lydia
8. Sounds from the other Side
9. Cloudy Landscape
10. Fall of Icarus
11. Waltz for Monique
12. Mahoroba
13. Forest
All composition by Fumio Yasuda except Track 8 by Akimuse
total time: 60:29


Fumio Yasuda Poem of a Cell Vol. 3 : Divine Love


Fumio Yasuda [piano, prepared piano, melodica]
Forma Antiqva
Aarón Zapico [conductor]

Kettwiger Bach-Ensemble
Wolfgang Kläsener [conductor]

Joachim Badenhorst [clarinet]
Saada Nassor [vocals]
Rajab Suleiman [qanun]
Fanny Winter [voice]
Fumio Yasuda [piano]

1. Eternal Love [Fumio Yasuda]
2. Agnus Dei, Requiem op. 48 [Gabriel Fauré]
3. Cum Dederit [Antonio Vivaldi]
4. Unity with the divine [Fumio Yasuda]
5. In Paradisum, Requiem op. 48 [Gabriel Fauré]
6. Pie Jesu, Requiem op. 48 [Gabriel Fauré]
7. Ni Wewe Tu [Saada Nassor, Rajab Suleiman]
8. Battle over Aleppo [Fumio Yasuda]
9. Fragment of Choral [Fumio Yasuda]

total time: 57:12


Fumio Yasuda Forest


<< © Nobuyoshi Araki >>

Fumio Yasuda [piano, melodica, sampler];
Ernst Reijseger [violon cello]
and the European Art Orchestra: Bernd Ruf [conductor];
Ben Hudson [1st violin, leader]; Wolfgang Kussmaul,
Midori Tanaka, Dan Abitbol Tov-El, Peter Schulmeister [1st violin];
Henning Trübsbach, Uta Terjung, Pal Korbey, Natascha Murina [2nd violin];
Tetsuya Hayashi, Axel Porath, Stefanie Lauer-Schmalz [viola]; Ulrike Eikenbusch, Sebastian Foron [violon cello];
Veit Hübner [double bass]; Laima Svarlyte [harp];
Ulrich Schlumberger [accordion]; Kirsten Drope [soprano]

1. Kakyoku
2. Death Sentiment I
3. Death Sentiment II
4. Death Sentiment III
5. Death Sentiment IV
6. Death Sentiment V
7. Tari
8. Kain
9. Tango for November
10. Things that are missing here
11. Love Scenes
12. Gig
13. In 1930
14. Blue Ruins
15. Fragment of Portrait
16. To the Mark of Dream
17. Song of Lydia
18. Last Requiem
19. Kakyoku

Compositions by Fumio Yasuda

total time: 65:11


Fumio Yasuda Heavenly Blue


Fumio Yasuda [piano]
Teodoro Anzellotti [accordion]
Kammerorchester Basel
Bernd Ruf [conductor]

1. Tango in Amesa
2. Rain Choral

Imaginary Films for Piano and String Orchestra
3. Retrograph
4. A black white Night
5. Rime
6. Epitaph

Accordion Concerto
7. Nostalgia
8. Running in a Circus
9. Lament in close Distance
10. Last Choral

11. A Song for Lucrezia
12. Heavenly Blue

Compositions by Fumio Yasuda

total time: 67:10


Fumio Yasuda Musique d'entracte


Fumio Yasuda [Piano, Prepared Piano]
Joachim Badenhorst [Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone]
Julie Läderach [Cello, Voice]

1. Son binocle
2. Dances de travers
3. Caresse
4. Cinéma
5. Dixit Domine
6. Le Tango
7. Danse de l'homme et de la femme
8. Airs à faire fuir
9. Méditation
10. Tendrement
11. Prélude du premier acte La vocation
12. Prière pour le salut de mon âme
13. Vexations

Compositions by Erik Satie

total time: 60:02


Fumio Yasuda Im Zauber von Verdi


Fumio Yasuda [piano];
Kwartet Prima Vista;
Heeresmusikkorps 2, Kassel;
Music Box

1. Intro - music in the summer garden:
Ballgeflüster [Louis Gregh]
Lohengrin [R. Wagner]
2. Camera Da Letto Di Violetta* [after La Traviata]
3. Ah! Tu Dei Vivere* [after Aida]
4. Vivrà! Contende Il Giùbilo a La
Habanera* [after Il Travatore]
5. Aufforderung Zum Tanz [Carl Maria von Weber]
6. Leonora Fantasy* [after La Forza Del Destino]
7. Piangea Cantando* [after Otello]
8. Interlude [sound of bells]
Alexander Marsch [Andreas Leonhardt]
9. Ave Maria Piena Di Grazia* [after Otello]
10. Prelude after Aida*
11. Prelude after Rigoletto*
12. Oh Patria Mia* [after Aida]
13. Radetzki-Marsch: J. Strauss
14. Fantasy after La Traviata*
15. Fantasy after Otello*
16. O Don Fatale* [after Don Carlo]
17. Serenade [Franz Schubert]
18. B flat Minor after Verdi [Fumio Yasuda]
19. Fantasy after La Forza Del Destino*
20. Fantasy after Falstaff*
21. Agnus Dei* [after Messa da Requiem]

* adapted by Fumio Yasuda after Giuseppe Verdi

total time: 76:20


Fumio Yasuda Fractured Silence


Fumio Yasuda [piano]

1. Elegy in E minor
2. Thoughts arise and vanish
3. Lost
4. Blue Gallery
5. Tenki
6. Forgotten Waltz
7. Taffeta
8. Molle
9. Rain
10. Beata
11. Solitude
12. Capri
13. Sky dark Green
14. Song of Nenna
15. Autumn Melody
16. Melancholic Waltz
17. Winter Silence
18. Capricornus
19. Wandering Shadows
20. By the Sea
21. Almost Silence

Compositions by Fumio Yasuda

total time: 64:54


Fumio Yasuda On the Path of Death and Life


Fumio Yasuda: piano
Akimuse: vocals
Nobuyoshi Ino: acoustic bass
Stefan Winter: soundscapes

Part I
The human being lives in present and primeval times at the same time
1. Novellette
2. Blue Era
3. Skyscape

Part II
The human being searches for a faraway land of peace, harmony, and bliss
4. Mahoroba
5. Spring Rain
6. Memory and Desire
7. Kiri

Part III
The human being will be drowned by the great wave and arise from the sea foam
8. Ame
9. Lament in the Dunes
10. Red Era
Compositions by Fumio Yasuda
Soundscapes by Stefan Winter

total time: 66:32


Fumio Yasuda Mother Goose's Melodies


Akimuse [vocals]
Theo Bleckmann [vocals, electronics, toys]
Caleb Burhans [viola, violin, guitar]
Drew Gress [acoustic bass, pedal steel guitar]
Bohdan Hilash [clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophones]
John Hollenbeck [drums, percussion, vibraphone, glockenspiel, crotales]
Rubin Kodheli [cello]
Jo Lawry [vocals, violin]
Fumio Yasuda [piano, fender rhodes]

1. Blue Tail Fly [Trad.]
2. Mary Had A Little Lamb [L. Mason; Lyrics: Trad.]
3. Three Blind Mice [Trad.]
4. Sing A Song Of Sixpence [Trad.]
5. Hush-A-Bye Baby [Trad.]
6. Little Bo Peep Has Lost Her Sheep [Trad.]
7. Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush [Trad.]
8. Tom, Tom, the Piper’s Son [Trad.]
9. Polly Wolly Doodle [Trad.]
10. Camptown Races [S. C. Foster]
11. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star [Trad., Lyrics: J. Taylor]
12. Oh, Dear! What Can The Matter Be [Trad.]
13. Old Folks At Home [S. C. Foster]
14. Skip To My Lou [Trad.]
15. Row, Row, Row Your Boat [Trad.]
16. Hey Diddle Diddle [Trad.]
All arrangements and adpations of the songs by Fumio Yasuda, except track 10 by Theo Bleckmann and John Hollenbeck and track 15 by Theo Bleckmann

total time: 57:00


Fumio Yasuda Berlin – Songs of love and war, peace and exile


Theo Bleckmann [vocals]
Fumio Yasuda [piano, arrangements]
Todd Reynolds [violin]
Courtney Orlando [violin]
Caleb Burhans [viola]
Wendy Sutter [cello]

1. An den kleinen Radioapparat [Eisler, Brecht]
2. Das deutsche Miserere [Eisler, Brecht]
3. Ostersonntag [Eisler, Brecht]
4. Das Lied vom Surabaya-Johnny [Weill, Brecht]
5. Davon geht die Welt nicht unter [Jary, Balz]
6. Maskulinum-Femininum [Spoliansky, Schiffer]
7. Ich hab dich ausgetragen [Eisler, Brecht]
8. Bitten der Kinder [Dessau, Brecht]
9. Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuß auf Liebe eingestellt [Hollaender]
10. Die alten Weisen [Eisler, Becher]
11. Als ich dich in meinem Leib trug [Eisler, Brecht]
12. Moon of Alabama [Weill, Brecht]
13. Hotelzimmer 1942 [Eisler, Brecht]
14. Die Welt verändern wir [Eisler, Becher]
15. Friedenslied [Eisler, Brecht]
16. Als ich dich gebar [Eisler, Brecht]
17. Hollywood-Elegie Nr. 7 [Eisler, Brecht]
18. Der Bilbao-Song [Weill, Brecht]
19. Mein Sohn, was immer auch aus dir werde [Eisler, Brecht]
20. Über den Selbstmord [Eisler, Brecht]
21. I build my time [Bleckmann, Schwitters]
22. Lili Marleen [Schultze, Leip]
23. Schmidt-Lied [Bleckmann, Schwitters]

total time: 77:11


Fumio Yasuda Las Vegas Rhapsody


Theo Bleckmann [vocals]
Fumio Yasuda [orchestration, piano]
Kammerorchester Basel
Bernd Ruf [conductor]

1. Las Vegas Rhapsody - Prologue [Yasuda, Bleckmann]
2. Out Of My Dreams [Rodgers, Hammerstein II]
3. The Night They Invented Champagne [Loewe, Lerner]
4. Teacher's Pet [Joe Lubin]
5. True Love [Cole Porter]
6. You Make Me Feel So Young [Myrow, Gordon]
7. Chim Chim Cheree [Sherman Bros.]
8. A Gal In Calico [Schwartz, Robin]
9. You Go To My Head [Coots, Gillespie]
10. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes [Kern, Harbach]
11. We Kiss In A Shadow [Rodgers, Hammerstein II]
12. Button Up Your Overcoat [Brown, De Sylva, Henderson]
13. I've Got A Gal In Kalamazoo [Warren, Gordon]
14. Luck Be A Lady [Frank Loesser]
15. My Favorite Things [Rodgers, Hammerstein II]
16. Las Vegas Rhapsody - Epilogue [Yasuda, Bleckmann]

total time: 56:52


Fumio Yasuda Schumann's Bar Music


Fumio Yasuda [piano]

1. At Schumann’s
2. Gone with the Wind [Steiner]
3. Emily [Mandel/Mercer]
4. Someday my Prince will come [Churchill/Morey]
5. So do I [Mackeben]
6. Im weißen Rössl [Benatzky]
7. Somewhere over the Rainbow [Arlen/Harburg]
8. Keepin’ out of Mischef now [Fats Waller]
9. Try to remeber [Schmidt]
10. Moon River [Mercer/Mancini]
11. Edelweiss [Rodgers/Hammerstein]
12. Just squeeze me (but don’t tease
me) [Ellington/Gaines]
13. I’ve grown accustomed to her Face [Loewe/Lerner]
14. Amazing Grace
15. Charade [Mancini]
16. I loves you Porgy [George & Ira Gershwin/Hart]
17. Bewitched [Rogers/Hart]
18. Smoke gets in your Eyes [Kern/Harbach]
19. Last Waltz [Reed/Mason]

total time: 60:39


Fumio Yasuda Schumann's Bar Music (LP-Vinyl)


Fumio Yasuda [piano]

Side A
At Schumann’s [soundscapes by Stefan Winter]
Gone With The Wind [Max Steiner]
Emily [Johnny Mandel]
Someday My Prince Will Come [Frank Churchill]
So Do I [Theo Mackeben]
Somewhere Over The Rainbow [Harold Arlen]
Keepin’ Out Of Mischief Now [Fats Waller]
Try To Remember [Harvey Schmidt]
Moon River [Henry Mancini]

Side B
Just Squeeze Me (But Don’t Tease Me) [Duke Ellington]
I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face [Frederick Loewe]
Charade [Henry Mancini]
I Loves You Porgy [George Gershwin]
Bewitched [Richard Rodgers]
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes [Jerome Kern]
Last Waltz [Les Reed / Barry Mason]

total time: 52:59


Fumio Yasuda Schumann's Favored Bar Songs


Theo Bleckmann [vocals]
Fumio Yasuda [piano]

1. Roast Beef And Fried Potatoes [F. Yasuda]
2. As Time Goes By [H. Hupfeld]
3. I've Got The World On A String [T. Koehler, H. Arlen]
4. In A Sentimental Mood [D. Ellington, M. Kurtz, I. Mills]
5. Send In The Clowns [S. Sondheim]
6. Am I Blue [G. Clarke, H. Akst]
7. Moulin Rouge [G. Auric]
8. Estrellita [M. Ponce]
9. A Child Is Born [T. Jones]
10. Someone To Watch Over Me [I. Gershwin, G. Gershwin]
11. Love Me Or Leave Me [G. Kahn, W. Donaldson]
12. Good Morning Heartache [I. Higginbotham, E. Drake, D. Fisher]
13. Last Night When We Were Young [Y. Harburg, H. Arlen]
14. So In Love [C. Porter]
15. You Better Go Now [B. Reichner, I. Graham]
16. God Bless The Child [B. Holiday, A. Herzog jr.]
17. Just A Gigolo [J. Brammer, L. Casucci]

total time: 63:41


Angry Waves Dislocation

Masayuki Takayanagi on guitar, Fumio Yasuda on piano and Hiroshi Yamazaki on drums. Dislocation is a perfectly appropriate title for this CD released on Jinya Disc in 2005.

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AudioFilm Der Kastanienball


Wolfram Berger [story teller]: Nicolo Machiavelli
Jean-Louis Costes [vocals, piano]: Alexander VI.
Cristina Zavalloni [vocals]: Giulia la Bella
Sabrina Khalil [vocals]: Lucrezia Borgia
Jim Thirlwell [theremin, electronics]: Cesare Borgia
Sadiq Bey [voice]: Girolamo Savonarola
Theo Bleckmann [vocals]: Martin Luther

Noël Akchoté [musical director, guitar]
Steve Beresford [hammond organ, electronics, pocket trumpet, voice]
Lorenzo Ghielmi [church organ]
Alan »Gunga« Purves [drums, percussion, tubes]
Ernst Reijseger [cello, percussion, voice]
Herb Robertson [trumpet]
Fumio Yasuda [piano, melodica]
Gamba quartet »Il Suonar Parlante« with Vittorio Ghielmi, Rodney Prada, Fahmi Alqhai, Cristiano Contadin

1. Das Vorspiel [The prologue]
2. Am Morgen [In the morning]
3. Die Schändung der Jungfrau [The rape of the virgin]

4. Der Gottesdienst [The divine service]
5. Der gefallene Engel [The fallen angel]
6. Die Todesstrafe [The death penalty]
7. Die Ballnacht [The night at the ball]

total time: 1:35:26




Trifon Trifonov [alto saxophone];
Stian Carstensen [accordion];
Kwartet Prima Vista [string quartet];
Fumio Yasuda [piano];
Heeres-musikkorps 4,
Regensburg [brass band];
Filip Simeonov [clarinet];
Raicho Assenov Boshinov [violin]; Bulgarian Choir:
Tsonka Dimitrova,
Darina Miteva,
Radka Stefanova,
Diana Velichkova;
Sylvian Aleksandrov [trumpet];
Ivan and Ivailo Atanasovi
[tapan, trambuka]

1. Paris (Est): In the train station: Mari Maro
2. Dept., June 7th, 1905: Musette Fantasy
3. On the train: Rose Mousse
4. The piano player on the Traveller de Luxe: As a Memento of La Bohème
5. At the dining car: Pizzicato Polka
6. Welcome to Munich: Bayerischer
7. The brass band party at the Munich train station:
Bayerischer Defiliermarsch
8. On the way to Vienna: Habanera
9. Relaxation on the train: Serenade
10. Hustle and bustle at the train station in Vienna:
An der schönen blauen Donau
11. Heralds of Balkans: Hungarian Dance
12. Passing through Budapest: Valurile Dunarii
13. Border crossing point to
Romania: Neno Mari Neno
14. Once upon a time in the East:
Na Trapeza, Daichovo Horo
15. The train compartment becomes a dance floor:
Shopsko Horo, Krivo Horo
16. Interlude for an unaccompanied traveller:
Giacomo Puccini Fantasy
17. Interruption in the Bulgarien
countryside: Zora See Zazorilla
18. In the fields: Snoschti Damian Sardit Doide
19. Gypsy party: Rachenitza
20. Breath of wind: Mori Riso, Riso
21. Back on the train: Harlekin Polka
22. Arrival in Constantinople: Song for Osman Pasha
23. In the central station of Constantinople

total time: 73:42

Jubilee Edition The Rest is Silence – Music of Our Time


Arditti String Quartet
Teodoro Anzellotti [accordion]
Uri Caine [composer, piano]
Lorenzo Ghielmi [organ]
Tamara Stefanovich [piano]
Fumio Yasuda [composer, paino]
L'Instant Donné
European Art Ensemble
Kammerorchester Basel
WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln
Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrücken
Bernd Ruf, Kazushi Ono, Mauricio Kagel, Jonathan Stockhammer [conductor]

2. Caprice 6 [Uri Caine]
3. Tantz-Schul I: Entrée – Folie d’Espagne – Trionfo di Bacco – Il Dolzor [Mauricio Kagel]
4. Rain Choral [Fumio Yasuda]
5. Trivium [Arvo Pärt]
6. Concerto For Piano And Orchestra: Adagio, Innocente E Semplice [Hans Abrahamsen]
7. Rrrrrrr... Ragtime Waltz [Mauricio Kagel]
8. descdesesasf [Stefano Gervasoni]
9. Accordion Concerto: Lament in Close Distance [Fumio Yasuda]
10. Sequenza XIII [Luciano Berio]
11. Storie di altre storie: Vivo L. 446 (K. 262) [Salvatore Sciarrino after Domenico Scarlatti/harpsichord sonata, B major]

total time: 74:11


Jubilee Edition Metamorphosis


Uri Caine Ensemble
Guy Klucevsek & Phillip Johnston
Kneebody & Theo Bleckmann
Reinbert de Leeuw & Schönberg Ensemble
Barbara Sukowa & The X-Patsys
Fumio Yasuda
Stefan Zeniuk & Gato Loco

1. Othello's Victory [Adaptation by Uri Caine after Otello by Giuseppe Verdi]
2. Wehmut [Arrangement by Reinbert de Leeuw after Robert Schumann, Lyrics: Joseph von Eichendorff]
3. The Big Sleep [Adaptation by Stefan Zeniuk & Gato Loco after Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi]
4. Songs My Mother Taught Me [Arrangement by Kneebody; Composition: Charles Ives, Lyrics: Adolf Heyduk, Translation by Natalie Macfarren]
5. An Die Sternen [Interpretation by Barbara Sukowa, Lyrics: Andreas Gryphius]
6. Lost In The Stars [Arrangement by Barbara Sukowa & The X-Patsys; Composition: Kurt Weill, Lyrics: Maxwell Anderson]
7. Lohengrin, Overture, 1st Act [Adaptation by Uri Caine after Richard Wagner]
8. Ave Maria, Piena di Grazia [Fumio Yasuda after Giuseppe Verdi]
9. Der Bilbao-Song [Arrangement by Fumio Yasuda; Composition: Kurt Weill, Lyrics: Bertolt Brecht]
10. Die, You Sucka! [Adaptation by Stefan Zeniuk & Gato Loco after Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi]
11. Rhinelegend [Adaptation by Uri Caine after Gustav Mahler]
12. Der Leiermann [Adaptation by Guy Klucevsek after Franz Schubert]
13. Uri's Organ Prelude [Adaptation by Uri Caine after Johann Sebastian Bach]
14. The Blessing Variation [Adaptation by Uri Caine after Johann Sebastian Bach]

total time: 69:02

Fumio Yasuda Accordion Time Voyage


Guy Klucevsek [accordion]
Teodoro Anzellotti [accordion]
Alan Bern [accordion]
Stian Carstensen [accordion]
Dominic Cortese [accordion]
Ulrich Schlumberger [accordion]
The Uri Caine Ensemble
Kammerorchester Basel
European Art Orchestra
Farmers Market

1. Life, Liberty And The Prosciutto Happiness [Guy Klucevsek]
2. Charms Of The Night Sky [Dave Douglas]
3. Variatio 18. Canone alla Sexta. a I Clav. [J. S. Bach]
4. Variatio 20. a 2 Clav. [J. S. Bach]
5. The Gift [Guy Klucevsek]
6. Keyboard Sonata In B Flat, K 545 [D. Scarlatti]
7. Auf verwachsenem Pfade - 1. Reihe - Our Evenings [Leos Janacek]
8. Tango for November [Fumio Yasuda]
9. 3 Gymnopédies - 1. Lent Et Douloureux [Erik Satie]
10. Petite Ouverture A Danser [Erik Satie]
11. Kuyavyak [Trad., arr. Alan Bern]
12. New Smeseno [Stian Carstensen]
13. Accordion Concerto: Last Choral [Fumio Yasuda]
14. Tannhäuser Overture [Uri Caine after Richard Wagner]
15. Lament for the Accordion Maker [Guy Klucevsek]

total time: 67:03

Fumio Yasuda Music for Ironing on a Rainy Sunday Afternoon


Theo Bleckmann & Fumio Yasuda
Uri Caine Ensemble
Paul Motian
Cassandra Wilson
Kammerorchester Basel and others

1. Tico Tico [Zeqinha de Abreu]
2. Teacher's Pet [Joe Lubin]
3. It's Been A Long, Long Time [Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn]
4. You Make Me Feel So Young [Josef Myron, Mack Gordon]
5. Oh, Dear! What Can the Matter Be [Trad., Arr. Fumio Yasuda]
6. Im Weissen Rössl [Ralph Benatzky]
7. Hush-a-Bye Baby [Trad., Arr. Fumio Yasuda]
8. Everybody’s Doin’ It Now [Irving Berlin]
9. Let's Call The Whole Thing Off [George & Ira Gershwin]
10. Blue Tail Fly [Trad., Arr. Fumio Yasuda]
11. Look to the Rainbow [Burton Lane, Edgar Yip Harburg]
12. We Kiss In A Shadow [Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II]
13. By The Light Of The Silvery Moon [Edward Madden, Gus Edwards]
14. A Child Is Born [Thad Jones]
15. The Night They Invented Champagne [Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner]
16. I’ve Grown Accustomed To His Face [Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner]

total time: 53:27

Jubilee Edition Nightlife – Sounds of the City


Ensemble Caffè Quadri: Joseph Miotti, Andrea Testa [violin]; Gianfranco De Lazzari [accordion]; Paolo Prevedello Dellisanti [piano]; Maurizio Di Prima [bass]

Old Jazz Band at The Peace Hotel in Shanghai: Zhou Wanrong [trumpet]; Gu Jinlong, Sun Jibin [saxophone]; Zhang Jingyu [piano]; Li Mingkang [bass]; Cheng Yueqiang [drums]

Fumio Yasuda [piano]

The ’Ohana: Noelani Mahoe [guitar, vocals, ukulele]; Lawrence Pau [falsetto, ukulele]; George Kuo [slack key guitar, vocals]; Al Machida [ukulele, vocals]; Harold Haku’ole [steel guitar]; William T. Greig [bass, vocals]

Ho’oheno: Nickie Hines [guitar, vocals]; Scotty Ho’oheno [steel guitar, vocals]; Kaipo Asing [bass, vocals]

Trío Tesis: Hermes Fernández Salgado [maracas, vocals]; René Mateo Lugos guitar, vocals]; Diego Acosta Martinez [requinto, vocals]

Roxana Brínguez [vocals]; Manuel Suárez Silva [vocals, guitar]

Tangata Rea: Lila Horovitz [bass]; Luis Longhi [bandoneon]; Paulina Fain [traverse flute]; Victorio Pujía [guitar]; Andrés Linetzky [piano]

Osvaldo Montes [bandoneon]

Paul Motian Trio: Bill Frisell [guitar]; Joe Lovano tenor saxophone]; Paul Motian [drums]

Uri Caine [piano]; Unidos da Vila Isabel; Paulo Braga [drums, percussion]; Jorge Helder [bass]; Lula Galvão [violin]; Cris Delanno [vocals]; Humberto Cazes [percussion]

Sasha Andres, Dom Farkas [vocals]; Charlie O. [piano]; Christophe „Disco“ Minck [bass]; Stian Carstensen [accordion]; Erick Borelva, Jean Lemou [background vocals]

El Negro Ojeda [vocals]; José Luis Santiago [guitar]

Susana Harp [vocals]

Fumio Yasuda [piano]; Akimuse [vocals]; Nobuyoshi Ino [bass]; Stefan Winter [soundscapes]

1. Venezia
Nessun dorma from Turandot [Giacomo Puccini]

2. Shanghai
Slow Boat to China [Frank Loesser]
Ye Shanghai [Chen Gexin]

3. Honolulu
Ka Uluwehi O Ke Kai [Edith K. Kanaka’ole]
Hi’ilawe [Trad./might be written by the father of Sam Lia]
Across the Sea [Ernest Kaleihoku Kaai, Ray Kinney]

4. La Habana
Si me pudieras querer [Ignácio Jacinto Villa Fernández „Bola de Nieve“]
Tengo mi razón para quererte [Manuel Suárez Silva]

5. Buenos Aires
Comme il faut [Eduardo Arolas]
Recuerdos de Bohemia [Enrique Pedro Delfino, Manuel Romero]

6. New York
Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love [Charles Mingus]

7. Rio de Janeiro
Samba do Mar [Unidos da Vila Isabel, Uri Caine]
Raquel [Uri Caine]

8. Paris
Ah Les Femmes! [Jeff Davis, Pierre Saka]
Pigalle en Mai [Dom Farkas, Jean-Louis Pégorier, Lucio Mad]

9. Mexico City
Mi México [Salvador „Chava“ Flores]
Tuxa Ndoko [Trad.]

10. Tokyo
Mahoroba [Fumio Yasuda]

total time: 72:44

AudioFilm Metropolis Shanghai


Xing Leyi [vocals]; Duan Aiai [erhu]; Cao Yun [dulcimer]

Old Jazz Band: Zhou Wanrong [trumpet]; Gu Jinlong [saxophone]; Sun Jibin [saxophone]; Zhang Jingyu [piano]; Li Mingkang [bass]; Cheng Yueqiang [drums]

Fumio Yasuda [piano]

Jiangnan Bamboo and Silk Ensemble: Wang Yongji [musical director]; Fang Zhiqiang [erhu]; Zhou Tao [pipa]; Pang Bo'er [dulcimer]; Gao Hai [bamboo flute]; Li Xianggeng [clappers and drums]; Xu Guanling [sanxian]; Zou Derong [erhu]

Brave Old World: Alan Bern [musical director, accordion, piano]; Michael Alpert [vocals, fiddle, guitar]; Kurt Bjorling [clarinet]; Stuart Brotman [bass, trombone]; special guest Roswitha Dasch [violin, guitar]

Li Kangqin [vocals]

Students from Zhong Shan High School [vocals]; Lu Jinlin [conductor]; Zheng Boliang [accordion]

Wang Yongji [musical director]; Li Zhaofang [gaohu]; Xu Guanlong [pipa]; Gao Hai [xiao]; Cao Yun [dulcimer]; Peng Zhengyuan [cello]; Wei Guofan [ruan]

Shellac recordings: Fredo Gardoni, Manuel Puig et leur ensemble, Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra, Toyama Army School Band

1. A young girl sings "Ye Shanghai" (Shanghai Nights)
[Chen Gexin, Fan Yanqiao]
2. "The moon over a fountain" [A Bing]
3. In the French Concession/Barcarolle from "Tales of Hoffmann"
[J. Offenbach]
4. The Bar at the Peace Hotel in Shanghai - "Slow boat to China"
[Frank Loesser]
5. At the piano bar - "Ye Shanghai" [Chen Gexin]
6. Strolling on the street [trad. music]
7. "Raindrops rattling on the leaves of Bananas"
[trad. Cantonese music, He Liutang?]
8. In the harbour - "Der Weana is'all'weil leger" [J. Schrammel]
9. In the hustle of Bubbling Well Road
10. "Sehnsucht" [Mischa Spoliansky]
11. "Khsidishe nigunim" [trad.]
12. "Dem rebns khosid" [trad.]
13. In Shanghai's Little Vienna - "Frisch gewagt" [J. Schrammel]
14. The refuge for the Jews - "Rozhinkes mit mandlen"
[Abraham Goldfadn]
15. Bells and chants at the Long Hua Temple [trad.]
16. 1937 outbreak of the 2nd Sino-Japanese War, "Nocturne"
[F. Chopin]
17. A young girl hums under the shower - "Ye Shanghai" [Chen Gexin]
18. "Aikoku Koshinkyoku" [Tokichi Setoguchi] and "Graduation Song"
[Nie Er, Tan Han]
19. "Ambush on all sides" [anonym.]
20. "Birds flying back to the woods" [Yi Jianquan]

total time: 70:02

Ernst Reijseger 「Tell Me Everything


Ernst Reijseger [violoncello]

1. Bidderosa
2. Flurry [Fumio Yasuda]
3. Wake
4. Tristan's Tune [Tristan Honsinger]
5. Moby's Night Out
6. Falsetto
7. Dancing for D
8. Song of Nenna [Fumio Yasuda]
9. Tempered
10. Tiny Adventure
11. Delicato
12. Comodo Varan
13. Tell Me Everything
All compositions by Ernst Reijseger except tracks, 2, 4, 8

total time: 68:15



Fumio Yasuda [composition arrangement]

1.Grande Fantaisie from "Mignon" (Paul Taffanel/Arr.Fumio Yausda)
2.Fantasy on a Theme from "Nessum Dorma"(Fumio Yasuda)
3.Opera Fantasy on Themes from Puccini's La Bohéme (Fumio Yasuda)
4.Opera Fantasy on a Theme from Bizet's aria “La fleur que tu m'avais jetée”(Fumio Yasuda)
5.Verdi Fantasy(Fumio Yasuda)
6.Opera Fantasy on a Theme from Puccini's aria "O mio babbino caro"(Fumio Yasuda)
7.Flute Fantasy “Pucciniana”(Fumio Yasuda)
8.Leonora Flute Fantasy(Fumio Yasuda)
9.Prelude after "La Traviata"(Giuseppe Verdi/Arr.Fumio Yasuda)
10.Carmen Fantasy(Georges Bizet/Takako Hagiwara/Arr.Fumio Yasuda)



Kaori Wakabayashi[flute]
Chiharu Wakabayashi[piano]
Fumio Yasuda[composition arrangement]

1.My Favorite Things (Richard Rodgers/Arr.Fumio Yasuda)
2.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen/Arr.Fumio Yasuda)
3.Chim Chim Cher-ee (RM.and RB.Sherman/Arr.Fumio Yasuda)
4.Poem on Oboro-Tsukiyo(Fumio Yasuda)
5.Poem on Furusato(Fumio Yasuda)
6.Ballad of Mother Goose’s Melody (Fumio Yasuda)
7.Old MacDnald Variations(Fumio Yasuda)
8.Poéme extrait de " Le Temps des cerises "(Fumio Yasuda)
9.Poem on Akatombo (Fumio Yasuda)
10.The Londonderry Air(Traditional - Fumio Yasuda)
11.The Adventure of Little Goose(Fumio Yasuda)
12.Under The Rainbow(Fumio Yasuda)