College of Music
Florida State University
Songs of Japonisme – Early 20th Century
Art Songs from Japan and the West
Songs of Japonisme, is a lecture recital presentation that surveys the musical influence of the Japonisme movement in the art-song repertoire of the early twentieth century. The works performed are by both Japanese and Western composers, such as Yamada, Nobutoki, Marx, Santoliquido and Martinů. This presentation is to showcase some of these composers’ neglected works, performed in five languages, English, French, German, Japanese and Czech.