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Leonid Kreutzer

This is a work of variations arranged by Kosaku Yamada on the theme of "Kojo no Tsuki ("The Moon over the Ruined Castle")" composed by Rentaro Taki. Leonid Kreutzer was one of the representative German pianists / conductors. He came to Japan before World War II and lived here for the rest of his life. He was a teacher at the Tokyo Music School (now the Tokyo University of the Arts) and elsewhere and educated many young pianists. In Rekion, we have "Karatachi no Hana for Piano" played by him.



Approximately 650 sound recordings (→List[XLSX]) are newly available online.
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Introductory Guide to Japanese Historical Recordings: "Listening" Drama is now available in English.


The University of Hawaii at Manoa Library has joined the Rekion partner libraries since May 10th, 2016.