Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu | Relaxing Marimba

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Relaxing Marimba

by Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu

An astoundingly smooth and mellow sound of the pipes of the Marimba resonates with your body and make you totally relaxed. The duo's 40 years of experience will bring you to a total relaxation.
Genre: Easy Listening: Mood Music
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  Song Share Time Download
1. The Swan
Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu
3:35 $0.99
2. Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu
5:55 $0.99
3. Pavane pour une infante défunte
Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu
7:17 $0.99
4. Vocalise, Op. 34-14
Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu
6:56 $0.99
5. Ave Maria
Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu
4:03 $0.99
6. Cavatina
Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu
3:50 $0.99
7. Comme au premier jour
Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu
4:39 $0.99
8. Cinema Paradiso
Junko Sakimura & Junko Shimizu
4:45 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
About the players
Junko Sakimura is a Tokyo based Marimba and CImbalom player. She has performed with major orchestras in Japan, among which Henri Dutilleux's "Mystère de l'instant" was performed with the Saito Kinen Orchestra conducted by Seiji Ozawa in the presence of the composer himself was televised by NHK (Japan's national public broadcasting organization) multiple times throughout Japan. Other TV appearances include NHK's Saturday Night Orchestra and BS Japan's Ongaku Kosaten (Music Crossroad). Outside Japan, she performed in Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia, Hungary, China, Canada and Mexico. As of 2018, her performance of Hary Janos Suite has the most number of views for the piece at Youtube.

Junko Shimizu is a Tokyo based pianist, mostly specialized in chamber music and choir accomaniment. She has been playing with Junko Sakimura since they were 13 years old when she joined the Kunitachi Music Junior High. The duo appeared in NHK FM Recital. 2018 marks the 40th year of the pair.

On this Album
There are many albums featuring Marimba. However, there are not so many that features the "Legatissimo" potential of the instrument through the continuous tremollo and roll. In this album, the pair focuses on this aspect, achieving extremely smooth and deep experience.

Enjoy the deapth of Marimba sound that was nurtured over 40 years by the duo.



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