Story of Snow Country

雪ものがたり Story of Snowy Country – Tadao Sawai (1954)

This piece was composed in the winter of 1954 and it is Tadao Sawai’s first composition.  It was originally written as music for children to dance to and later on, it was performed with the narration of a story about a father and daughter in a snowy country.  This music consists of five parts; Scenery, Dancing, Lullaby, Dreaming and Blizzard.