Folk music from Japan
Miyako folksongs: Tarama Shunkani; Irabu Togani
Okinawa folksongs: Naakuni/Yanbaru Timatu; Moashibi Chijuya [with supplementary lyrics and music by Hirokazu Matsuda]; Tinsagu nu Hana (“The Balsam Flowers”)
Yaeyama folksongs: Tsuku nu Kaisha (“The Moon is Beautiful”); Agarouza; Aya Habiru(“Twill Butterfly”)
Ryukyu dance song: Kanayo/Amakaa
Kaa chi pai (“Summer Solstice, Southerly Wind”) [Yukito Ara, lyrics; Isamu Shimoji, music]
Ryukyu folk song: Honen Ondo (“Harvest Song”)
7:00pm: Pre-concert lecture-demonstration. Free to concert ticket-holders.