Akiko Suwanai

Akiko Suwanai, Ivan Fischer, BFO - Dvorak: Violin Concerto, Mazurek; Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Carmen Fantasy (2001)

Antonín Dvořák - Violin Concerto, Mazurek, Op.49; Pablo de Sarasate - Zigeunerweisen, Carmen Fantasy (2001)
Akiko Suwanai, violin; Budapest Festival Orchestra, conducted by Iván Fischer

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 265 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 155 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips Classics | # 464 531-2 | Time: 00:55:27

Dvorák’s Violin Concerto has been undergoing a renaissance of sorts on disc, one that it entirely deserves. Its critics (starting with Joachim and Brahms) dismissed it for not adopting the usual sonata-form first movement structure, instead welding the truncated opening to the gorgeous slow movement. But really, how many violin concertos are there where you can really say that the best, most characterful and highly developed movement is the finale? And what could possibly be bad about that? Clearly Fischer and Suwanai understand where the music’s going: the performance gathers steam as it proceeds, and really cuts loose in that marvelous last movement. Suwani displays a characteristically polished technique and fine intonational ear (lending a lovely purity of utterance to the slow movement), but she’s not afraid to indulge in some “down and dirty” gypsy fiddling in the finale, or in the two Sarasate items that open the program.

Sibelius & Walton - Violin concertos - Akiko Suwanai  Music

Posted by trackball at Dec. 26, 2009
Sibelius & Walton - Violin concertos - Akiko Suwanai

Sibelius & Walton - Violin concertos - Akiko Suwanai
Classical | Easy CD-DA, APE tracks, No CUE, No Log | 1 CD, Cover, HQ | 273 MB
CD Date: September 2, 2008 | Decca Import

If the violin is a star, then so, also, must the surround sound superaudio master on this recorded performance get star status. The engineers have done a beautiful job, and the home disc carries their full-frequency, warm, top-notch sound right into your home listening room. Bravo. Not only is the Strad caught well, so it the band (full, detailed), plus room touches to reinforce the tonal body (especially nice in Sibelius' low strings, for example).

Akiko Meyers - The Complete RCA Recordings: Box Set 6CDs (2016)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Nov. 15, 2016
Akiko Meyers - The Complete RCA Recordings: Box Set 6CDs (2016)

Akiko Meyers - The Complete RCA Recordings: Box Set 6CDs (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 819 Mb
Label: Sony - Naxos | Release Year: 2016

Of the American violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, the American Record Guide is quoted as saying, Through her peerless mastery and vivid imagination there seems to be no limit to the colors she can draw from her instrument. Sony Classicals 6-CD reissue of some of her finest recordings include the Mendelssohn Concerto, which Gramophone praised for its sweetness and poetry, also lauding her rapt playing in Vaughan Williamss The Lark Ascending and her performance of Bruchs Scottish Fantasy, altogether a great success.
Janine Beichman, "Embracing the Firebird: Yosano Akiko and the Rebirth of the Female Voice in Modern Japanese Poetry"

Janine Beichman, "Embracing the Firebird: Yosano Akiko and the Rebirth of the Female Voice in Modern Japanese Poetry"
Univ of Hawaii Pr | 2002 | ISBN: 0824823478 | English | PDF | 352 pages | 8.98 Mb

A study of Yosano Akiko (1878-1942), famous post-classical woman poet of Japan. It follows Yosano from childhood to her twenties, as she freed herself from the alienation and frustration that shadowed her early years and, to use her own words, "danced out into the light" of poetry and self-liberation. …
Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 drawing lessons from the creator of Akiko [Repost]

Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 drawing lessons from the creator of Akiko by Mark Crilley
English | Mar. 8, 2012 | ISBN: 1440309310 | 340 Pages | PDF | 23.5 MB
Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 drawing lessons from the creator of Akiko (Repost)

Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 drawing lessons from the creator of Akiko by Mark Crilley
2012 | ISBN: 1440309310 | English | 128 pages | EPUB | 22 MB

Akiko Mikamo - Sopravvissuto alla bomba atomica  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by SSCN1926 at July 30, 2015
Akiko Mikamo - Sopravvissuto alla bomba atomica

Akiko Mikamo - Sopravvissuto alla bomba atomica
Italian | Newton | 2015 | EPUB | Pages 173 | ASIN: B0125PVEDO | 1.98 Mb
Anne Akiko Meyers - Seasons... Dreams... (2010) with Emmanuel Ceysson (harp) and Reiko Uchida (piano)

Anne Akiko Meyers - Seasons… Dreams… (2010) with Emmanuel Ceysson (harp) and Reiko Uchida (piano)
Claude Debussy, Richard Wagner, Beethoven, Gene Pritsker, Vernon Duke, Joseph Kosma, Alfred Schnittke, Gabriel Faure

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 297 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 166 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Evosound Music | # EVSA200 | Time: 01:01:43

California violinist and former child prodigy Anne Akiko Meyers has stretched the violin recital in interesting ways, venturing into crossover territory (and even appearing at nightclubs) without losing the basic shape of the traditional program. Here's a decent sampling of her talents for those who follow the ways the classical violin is developing in the U.S., or just for those whose tastes run somewhere between Sarah Chang and Vanessa-Mae. The Seasons…Dreams concept of the album is not original, but the material with which Meyers fills it indeed is so. At the center of the program is the Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 3, Op. 24, "Spring," given a restrained performance inflected toward the evanescent, fantasy-like tone of the rest of the album. The other pieces push the seasons-and-dreams theme into unusual territory. Clair de lune is certainly a common enough item on such programs, but Wagner's Träume is less so, as is the shift from harp to piano accompaniment that follows with the Beethoven (the harp returns later).

Akiko - Commencement (2014)  

Posted by mark70 at Sept. 5, 2014
Akiko - Commencement (2014)

Akiko - Commencement (2014)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 56:22 min | 131 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: At Records

Akiko started playing the organ at the age of 3. After graduating from Osaka College of Music, her career as a jazz organist started immediately. She immigrated into NYC in 2001 and have been blessed with so many celebrated music artists such as Lou Donaldson, Grady Tate, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jeff Hamilton, Frank Wess, Bernard 'Pretty' Prudie and Jimmy Cobb.
Anne Akiko Meyers - The Four Seasons: The Vivaldi Album (2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz] RE-UP

Anne Akiko Meyers - The Four Seasons: The Vivaldi Album (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 53:34 minutes | 1,05 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Anne Akiko Meyers presents The Four Seasons: The Vivaldi Album, also featuring the Vivaldi Triple Concerto (where she plays all 3 parts) and Arvo Part’s Passacaglia with the English Chamber Orchestra. The Four Seasons is a compilation of four violin concertos, Vivaldi's best known classical compositions originally published in 1725. Each concerto represents and evokes a respective season, "Spring," "Summer," "Autumn," and "Winter." This will mark the debut recording of the ‘Ex-Vieuxtemps’.