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Shirasaki, White Cape, for Voice and Piano with Slideshow by Tomoko Yamamoto, Photographer, Soprano, and Composer

Assisted by Robin Kissinger, Piano

"Shirasaki" is an ancient Japanese poem written by an unknown poet in the 8th Century, and
the poem belongs to the poem collection, Manyoshu. Shirasaki is the name of a limestone
cape sticking out into the ocean in Wakayama-ken. It shines white in the sun. Tomoko Yamamoto
(b. 1943) set the text to music in 2002. This song was included in her 2007 presentation of a multimedia song program titled, "Water Songs and Water Landscapes" in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Please contact Tomoko Yamamoto for using this multimedia presentation.
「白崎」は8世紀の無名の詩人が歌った和歌であるが、万葉集に入っている。  白崎海岸は石灰岩の岩が小さな岬を作っており白い岩は海の青と対照的である。 
山本とも子はこの和歌を歌詞にしてピアノ伴奏の独唱曲を2002年に作曲した。  この曲は2007年6月3日にアメリカ合衆国、メリーランド州ボルチモア市で初演された、
"Shirasaki" ist ein Waka Gedicht von einem unbekannten Dichter(in) im 8. Jahrhundert und das Gedicht ist im Sammlung, "Manyoshu." Das Lied war eines vom 9 Lieder gesungen von Tomoko Yamamoto in der Uraufführung des Multimedia Programms, "Wasserlieder und Wasserlandschaft" in Baltimore, Maryland, USA am 3. Juni, 2007.

Keywords: Shirasaki, Shirasaki Seashore, Wakayama-ken, Manyoshu, Waka, Tomoko Yamamoto, song, photos, water song, water landscape, multimedia, 白崎、白崎海岸、万葉公園、万葉集、石灰岩、山本とも子、和歌、ピアノ、独唱曲、立厳岩、Lied, Fotos, Shirasaki Strand, Manyo Park, Wasserlieder, Wasserlandschaft, Multimedia
Last Update: August 31, 2015