Nostalgia

Nostalgia

Newsletter of the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan

Read the introductory issue with a lengthy interview with Toyohiko Satoh.

No. 44. July 2015
* Report from the workshop in Nikkō. Katsuro Komazaki.
* Report from the 46th Lute Workshop. Makoto Morita.
* Toyohiko Satoh’s recital in Ōmi-gakudō. Yukio Akiyama.
* Dombois. Toyohiko Satoh.
* Two recordings at Kirishima. Tōru Sakurada.
* New Music for Lute. Karlin Love.
* Why I Play Modern Lute Music. Susan King.
* The perceived, and bypassed, weight of tradition. David Braid.
* Tea Sweets. Hōran Satoh.
* Zen-Bach. David van Ooijen.
* New CDs.
* New books by member.
* New Book.

No. 43. October 2014
* Lute workshop 2014 at Nikkō. Tōru Sakurada.
* Koshigaya workshop, ‘Zen cha’ and ‘Shindō (mind guidance)’.
* Autumn 2014 LGS Lute workshop.
* Tōru Sakurada Concert 2014.
* Trip to Hungary and Slovakia. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Tea Ceremony No. 1 Chasen. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Book by member.
* New Books and CDs.

No. 42. April 2014
* International Lute Societies Festival. Toyohiko Satoh.
* Workshop and Party at Liuto-no-ie. Hijiri Morita.
* The Purpose of Moving Abroad. Toyohiko Satoh.
* A Trip for Wine, Zen Tea and Roman Mosaic. Tōru Sakurada.
* Lutes from Old Wood. Toyohiko Satoh.
* Phalèse’s Bookshelves: Songs Without Words. David van Ooijen.
* To Play Lute is to Play Lute. David van Ooijen.
* Six Nostalgic Interludes for Baroque Lute. Taco Walstra.
* New Books and CDs.

No. 41. August 2013
* Turning Point of Our Lives. Toyohiko Satoh.
* The Beginning of Music in Japan. Toyohiko Satoh.
* Lute Music from the Netherlands. David van Ooijen.
* The Kōan of Playing Lute. David van Ooijen.
* The Expressive Power of Hauser I. Frans Brekelmans.
* New CDs

No. 40. January 2013
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Concert and event information
* Attending the workshop. Masao Mori
* Concert on Renaissance flute and lute. Toyohiko Satoh
* Playing Lute in Paradise. David van Ooijen
* Portuguese influence upon Japanese music. Toyohiko Satoh
* Recommendation for Double Frets - 2. Taro Takeuchi
* One Moment of Music. David van Ooijen
* Contemporary Music on Lute. David van Ooijen
* New CD
* New books
* Bizarre Duets. David van Ooijen

No. 39. September 2012
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Lute Society Meeting in London. David van Ooijen.
* CD-recording of Lute Music by De Visée. Toyohiko Satoh.
* Greek Mythology in Music. Part. 3. Toyohiko Satoh.
* Recording at Bremen in Germany. Toru Sakurada.
* Walking the Music. David van Ooijen.
* Iberian Influence on Japanese Music. David van Ooijen.
* Francesca Caccini, her Father’s Daughter. David van Ooijen.
* Book by member.
* New book.
* Dutch lute songs. David van Ooijen.

No. 38. April 2012
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Recording session at Kirishima. By Tōru Sakurada.
* Duets on three lutes – Concert at Liuto no ie. By Hijiri Morita.
* On double frets. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Music from Greek Mythology. Part. 2. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Learning Noh. Part 2. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Zen in the Art of Listening. By David van Ooijen.
* New Books.
* New CDs.
* CD by Member.
* Medieval Music for Lute. By David van Ooijen.

No. 37. November 2011
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Breakfast with Ian Harwood. By Ireen Thomas.
* Book Village – An afternoon at Bredevoort. By Chiyomi Yamada.
* Meeting Old Friends and Making New Ones. Report from Gijón, Spain.
* Learning Nō. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* The Sound of Silence - Ma in Music. By David van Ooijen.
* Music from Greek Mythology no. 1. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* How The Sun Goddess Was Enticed Out Of Her Cave. By William Elliot Griffis.
* August the Strong, Weiss and Imari-porcelain. By Ōtake.
* Recommendation for Double Frets. By Tarō Takeuchi.
* New Books.
* CD by Member. By Tarō Takeuchi.
* New Dowland Solos. By David van Ooijen.

No. 36. June 2011
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Report from the Lecture-Concert and 37th Lute Workshop. By Makoto Yaita
* Volcano Concert. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Music to Cross Boundaries. By David van Ooijen
* Ancient Japan and the Lute. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Genjōkōan – Realising Music Through Lute Playing. By David van Ooijen
* Archlute or Theorbo? By David van Ooijen
* What is keiko. By Toyohiko Satoh
* CD by Member
* Book by Member
* New CDs
* The Joy of Consort Playing. Practical Matters. By Tōru Sakurada
* Continuo Playing on Baroque Lute. Lesson five: Three Songs by Telemann

No. 35. November 2010
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Lute music in Slovenia. By David van Ooijen.
* Music for two or more lutes. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Phalèse’s Bookshelves. Phalèse and Attaingnant. By David van Ooijen.
* Lute Recipes by Dōgen. By David van Ooijen.
* Biwa. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Books by Members and New Books.
* Continuo Playing on Baroque Lute. Lesson four: first practical steps. By David van Ooijen.


No. 34. July 2010
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Report from the Workshop. By Atsushi Murakami.
* Terzi in London. By David van Ooijen.
* Phalèse’s Bookshelves. By David van Ooijen.
* What is Zen? By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Cultivating the Flower. Zeami on Lute Playing. By David van Ooijen.
* New CDs.
* CD by member.
* History of tea Time. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Continuo Playing on Baroque Lute. Lesson three: Basic Rules. By D. van Ooijen

No. 33. January 2010
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Welcome concert for Mr. and Mrs. Berg.
* Moving concert. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* The String that Did not Break. By David van Ooijen.
* Zen in the Art of Lute Playing. By David van Ooijen.
* Shakuhachi.
* Musashi.
* Kendō.
* Daruma Dolls.
* Lute Performance and Tea Ceremony. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* New CDs.
* Continuo Playing on Baroque Lute. Lesson two: exercises

No. 32. August 2009
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* CD recording of Lauffensteiner. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Golden Week. By David van Ooijen.
* CD by Member.
* Why I compose. By Earl Christy.
* Observations about gut strings on lutes. By Rainer Waldeck.
* Kaiseki Ryōri. By David van Ooijen.
* Mono no Aware. A Sensitivety to Things. By David van Ooijen.
* Water Music. By David van Ooijen.
* Continuo Playing on Baroque Lute. Introduction.
* Continuo Playing on Baroque Lute. Lesson one.

No. 31. May 2009
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Reports from the Workshops.
* String Choice. By David van Ooijen.
* Book by Member.
* CDs by member.
* New Books.
* Kyūdō. By David van Ooijen.
* New CDs and Books.
* Waka. By David van Ooijen.
* Thoughts on language. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Uguisu. By David van Ooijen.
* Allemande Alliance from the Thysius Lute Book.

No. 30. Januari 2009
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Reports from the Workshops.
* Travels in Europe. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* CDs by member.
* New Books.
* Kō-awase. By David van Ooijen.
* The Origin and History of Tea (part 3). By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Quando Intabulations. By David van Ooijen.
* On the Use of Lute Strings. Supplement. By Toyohiko Satoh.

No. 29. October 2008
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Searching for a Lost Library. By Junko Nagiyama.
* Lute Music from the Zeghere van Male MS. By David van Ooijen.
* Slippers. By David van Ooijen.
* Kōwaka. By David van Ooijen.
* The Origin and History of Tea (part 2). By Toyohiko Satoh.
* CD by member.
* Renaissance Lute Lessons for Beginners No. 7. By Toyohiko Satoh and David van Ooijen.

No. 28. June 2008
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Urashima-Taro.
* Biwa-priest and sanfinineiro. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Afternoon Shadow by Gilbert Isbin.
* The Origin and History of Tea (part 1). By Toyohiko Satoh.
* CD by member.
* New CD.
* New Book.
* Renaissance Lute Lessons for Beginners No. 6. By Toyohiko Satoh and David van Ooijen.

No. 27. Februari 2008
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* The 39th Midoribashi Early Music Concert. By Koji Yamamoto.
* Tokoname. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Recording session Cabinet der Lauten. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* New Book.
* CDs by members.
* Travelling in Japan. By David van Ooijen.
* Maria intabulations. By David van Ooijen.
* Renaissance Lute Lessons for Beginners No. 5. By Toyohiko Satoh and David van Ooijen.

No. 26. October 2007
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Concert report from a member. By Toyohiko Satoh. By Junichi Mori.
* The first early music concert in Okinoerabujima. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Dressed for Vermeer. By David van Ooijen.
* CDs by members.
* Shamisen. By David van Ooijen.
* Modern lute songs by Brian Wright.
* Weichenberger edition.
* Renaissance Lute Lessons for Beginners No. 4. By Toyohiko Satoh and David van Ooijen.

No. 25. May 2007
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Reports from the Tōkyō and Fukuoka workshops.
* Early music seminar for children. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Lute music from a 17th century traveller to Japan. By David van Ooijen.
* New Book.
* CD Review.
* CD by members
* Fusuma.
* Azuchi-Momoyama period.
* Renaissance Lute Lessons for Beginners No. 3. By Toyohiko Satoh and David van Ooijen.

No. 24. December 2006
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* The heart of the workshop. By Morita Hijiri.
* Taking part in the workshop. By Tomoko Miyazono.
* On the workshop in Arao. By Yasuhiro Awata.
* Like in a dream. By Amisawa Michi.
* Shōchū.
* Rāmen.
* Trip to Germany. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* International Lute and Guitar Festival in Hungary. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Lute playing under the eyes of the Ayatollahs. By David van Ooijen.
* Bachi. By David van Ooijen.
* Japanese Geography. By David van Ooijen.
* New Book.
* Hobart International Early Music Seminar.
* CD’s by Members ‘Three Splendid Accomplishments’. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Renaissance Lute Lessons for Beginners No. 2. By Toyohiko Satoh and David van Ooijen.

No. 23. September 2006
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* LSA Lute Festival 2006. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Fast Food in Japan.
* Bentō.
* Articulation on the Guitar : Haydn versus De Fossa. By Paul Pleijsier.
* TOINK! By David van Ooijen.
* The Chirp of Cicadas. By Makoto Morita.
* Mugi-cha.
* Semi.
* CD’s by Members.
* European Appreciation of Japanese Music. By David van Ooijen.
* Japanese Appreciation of European Music. By David van Ooijen.
* Mozart Song Book Released.
* Renaissance Lute Lessons for Beginners No. 1. By Toyohiko Satoh and David van Ooijen.

No. 22. July 2006
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Lute workshop in Tokyo on 3 and 4 June 2006.
* On the Use of Lute Strings. Supplement. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Concert and recording on original guitars.
* Cha. By David van Ooijen.
* Ainu. By David van Ooijen.
* CD by members
* In the footsteps of a theorbo player of 400 years ago. By David van Ooijen.
* CD review.
* Music introduction: Lyre Music Publications. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* The King’s guitarist: Zani de Ferranti.
* Easy Baroque Lute Lessons for Beginners No.5. By Toyohiko Satoh.

No. 21. March 2006
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* Stories around the Tensho boy envoys and La cancion del Emperador. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Charles V and the Regrets-chansons. By David van Ooijen.
* The musical travels of the Tensho boy envoys. By David van Ooijen.
* A voice from heaven. By David van Ooijen.
* CD’s by members
* Lute songs by Mozart. By Toyohiko Satoh

No. 20. December 2005
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan.
* In Memoriam Gusta Goldschmidt. David van Ooijen.
* Reports from the Workshop.
* Western music bridging Saikai and Portugal. By Toyohiko Satoh.
* Father Luis Frois. By David van Ooijen.
* The Tensho boys. By David van Ooijen.
* Genpaku Sugita. By David van Ooijen.
* Maintenance. By Toru Sakurada.
* CD’s by members
* New CDs.
* Easy Baroque Lute Lessons for Beginners. No.4. By Toyohiko Satoh.

No. 19. October 2005
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* The inconsistency in the musical terms in Japan. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Iroha
* A lute playing wine maker. By David van Ooijen
* Wabi Sabi. By David van Ooijen
* A Tiny Tuner. By David van Ooijen
* CD’s by members
* Easy Baroque Lute Lessons for Beginners. No.3. By Toyohiko Satoh

No. 18. June 2005
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Reminiscences of the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Farewell Concert and Party. By David van Ooijen
* Member introduction: Lute maker Martin de Witte. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Malheur me bat. By David van Ooijen
* Komoriuta
* CD’s by members
* Easy Baroque Lute Lessons for Beginners. No.2. By Toyohiko Satoh

No. 17. January 2005
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Welcome party for Richard Berg. By Takashi Miyazaki
* Garden tea party. By Yasuhiro Awata
* Still missing Japan. By Richard Berg
* Lute cd at nr. 1
* Book by Member
* Instrument for sale
* Things to do with soy beans
* What to eat raw in Japan
* Buddhism
* Zen
* Gut strings, a work in progress. By David van Ooijen
* Easy Baroque Lute Lessons for Beginners. By Toyohiko Satoh

No. 16. November 2004
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Workshops by Tarō Takeuchi
* A Dutch lute player
* Kakuzo Okakura
* Mr. Suian Ishida, a trustee of LGS. By Naoyuki Ōtake
* Japanese Houses
* The Book of Tea
* Tea Ceremony
* CD’s by members
* Instruments for sale
* Easy instrument: Baroque lute. By Toyohiko Satoh

No. 15. July 2004
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* On the Use of Lute Strings (Supplement 2). By Toyohiko Satoh
* The latest CD by Toyohiko Satoh on the Nostalgia label
* The Passion of the Lute. By David van Ooijen
* Example of an orasho from Ikitsuki
* Instruments for sale
* Change of address
* Kōsaku Yamada. A short biography.
* Christian music in Japan. By David van Ooijen
* Japanese baroque composer Kōsaku Yamada. By Toyohiko Satoh
* New Books and CD’s
* Continuo Playing upon the Lute. Part 8. By Toyohiko Satoh

No. 14. April 2004
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* On the Use of Lute Strings. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Questions and Answers
* Go for Gut. By David van Ooijen
* New CD’s
* . By David van Ooijen
* About ‘StringCalc’, software to calculate the gauge of strings. By Masao Mori
* CD’s by members
* Continuo Playing upon the Lute. Part 7. By Toyohiko Satoh

No. 13. January 2004
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Satisfaction to the ear, heart and stomach. By Kutome Yoko
* Workshop Report. By Miwako Nishijima
* Workshop Report. By Sanae Yoshida
* Workshop Report. By Hijiri Morita
* How to stay warm in Japan. By David van Ooijen
* Koto. By David van Ooijen
* Auditor. By Keiji Arai
* Workshop Report. By Michi Amisawa
* Workshop Report. By Tomoko Miyazono
* What we get from the Greiff with gut strings. Masao Mori
* School Uniform and Lute Seminar. By Yoko Noda

No. 12. November 2003
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Lute maker Sebastián Nuñez: a meeting
* CD’s by members
* From our London correspondent. By Tarō Takeuchi
* Shōgatsu. By David van Ooijen
* The history of the 19th century guitar. Part 2. By David van Ooijen
* Continuo Playing upon the Lute. Part 6. By Toyohiko Satoh

No.11 June 2003
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Questions & Answers
* Blessed time enjoying music in another world. By Junichi Ogata
* ‘Dawn to the West’ in Arao. By Takashi Miyazaki
* Tatami. By David van Ooijen
* The reason why a recorder player is cutting wood. By Toru Yoshizawa
* Enka, Japanese tearjerkers. By David van Ooijen
* Kage o shitaite. By Masao Koga
* Japanese gardens. By David van Ooijen
* The history of the 19th century guitar. Part 1. By David van Ooijen
* From our London correspondent. By Tarō Takeuchi
* Workshop ‘An approach to baroque dance’
* Instruments for sale
* Report on lecture-concert in Fukuoka. By Tomoko Miyazono
* Continuo Playing upon the Lute. Part 5. By Toyohiko Satoh

No.10 April 2003
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* ‘Dawn to the West’ CD and sheet music
* New web address
* Reports from the Workshop at Fukuoka on 15 December 2002
* Reports from the Workshop at Tokoname on 18 January 2003
* Reports from the Workshop at Tōkyō on 1 and 2 February 2003
* Fuki no Kyoku by David van Ooijen
* Modern and Historical Lute Technique by Toyohiko Satoh
* Instruments for Sale
* Book Review
* Continuo Playing upon the Lute. Part 4. By Toyohiko Satoh

No.9 December 2002
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Report from the LGS Fukuoka Salon Concert No.1. By Biwanoin
* Memories of Toyohiko Satoh; the ties of friendship. By Sadako Mine
* The lute, an origin of species. By David van Ooijen
* Biwa. By David van Ooijen
* On the Use of Lute Strings. Conclusion. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Heian beauty
* Biwa music. By David van Ooijen
* Instruments for Sale and CD’s by members
* From our London correspondent. By Tarō Takeuchi
* Continuo Playing upon the Lute. Part 3. By Toyohiko Satoh

No.8 October 2002
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Culture à la Carte. Echo from the forgotten past
* New Books
* Lute Methods at the Beginning of the 20th Century. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Slightly Intoxicated or Thoroughly Drunk Life. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Taishō era. By David van Ooijen
* 16th Century Lute Music. Part 3. By David van Ooijen
* Taishōgoto. By David van Ooijen
* Instruments for Sale
* CD’s by members * Continuo Playing upon the Lute. Part 2. By Toyohiko Satoh

No.7 July 2002
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Instruments for Sale
* My Favourite Piece: ‘Menuet’ by J.P. Krieger
* On the Use of Lute Strings. Part 3. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Cherry Blossom Viewing
* 16th Century Lute Music. Part 2. By David van Ooijen
* Culture à la Carte. By Kyoko Akashi
* From our London correspondent. By Tarō Takeuchi
* Continuo Playing upon the Lute. Nr. 1. By Toyohiko Satoh

No.6 June 2002
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Historical Interpretation. Makoto Yaita
* Yuri Yano
* Meaning and joy of learning. Izumi Kida
* Characteristics of every piece. Kazutaka Nomura
* Music becomes vivid. Michiru Amizawa
* Amarilli mia bella. Megumi Nara
* Japanese writing
* Way of singing appropriate for the time. ‘Cappellate’
* At last a lesson again. Ensemble ‘Kouru’
* Aiming for performance making clear contrast. Yoko Nogami
* Does the sound become more like true lute? Yasuhiro Awata
* Approach through text. Tomoko Yamamoto
* By the movement of the teacher. ‘Il vento caldo’
* Clue to control of the flow of time. Yayoi Okaniwa
* Lute seminar in Fukuoka. Takashi Miyazaki
* A story of a rolling ball. Fumi Yamamoto
* The best Sunday after twenty years. Masao Mori
* Fukuoka seminar. Chiyomi Yamada

No.5 April 2002
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Introducing Member Nr. 7: Takashi Miyazaki
* On the Use of Lute Strings Part 2. By Toyohiko Satoh
* New Year’s concert at Tokoname
* Ise Jingu Shrine
* Japanese theatre music
* 16th century lute music. Part 1. By David van Ooijen
* Odate recorder consort from Akita wins Kiuchi Music Prize
* From our London correspondent. By Tarō Takeuchi
* Culture à la Carte. By Sakae Tauchi
* Book and CD Review

No.4 December 2001
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* This year’s CD’s by members
* Introducing Member Nr. 97: Jun Matsuo, instrument maker
* On the Use of Lute Strings Part 1. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Strings for Japanese instruments
* Meantone temperament for lute. By David van Ooijen
* From our London correspondent. By Tarō Takeuchi
* Questions & Answers
* Culture à la Carte. By Tomoko Takeuchi
* Book and CD Review

No.3 August 2001
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Introducing Canadian member Richard Berg, lute maker
* History of the Lute Part 3. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Workshops and Concerts in Europe
* Genji monogatari - The Tale of Genji
* Reports on the workshops
* Culture à la Carte. By Yukiko Shima
* From our London correspondent. By Tarō Takeuchi
* Questions & Answers
* Book and CD Review

No.2 April 2001
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Introducing Member No. 80: Sakae Ishii, guitar maker
* History of the Lute Part 2. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Introducing Member No. 85: Yasuhiko Ishida
* A Dutchman playing shamisen. By David van Ooijen
* From our London correspondent. By Tarō Takeuchi
* Culture à la Carte. By Hiroshi Fukuzawa
* Anpan (sweet buns with bean paste)
* Bach recording is finished
* Book and CD Review
* CD’s by members

No.1 January 2001
* News from the Lute & Early Guitar Society Japan
* Introducing Member No. 24: Kiyohito Tanaka
* History of the Lute Part 1: Lute and Biwa. By Toyohiko Satoh
* Introducing Member No. 100: Emile H. Ishida
* Questions and Answers
* Culture à la Carte. By Naoyuki Ōtake
* Book and CD Review
* CD’s by members

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