Japanese Instruments


ohayoucomplex (good morning complex)

(2009)

Instrumentation:

 Shakuhachi

 Shamisen (Futozao)

 Koto (20string)

 2 Vocalists

  Soprano

  Bass

 1 Percussion Player

  Tam-Tam (Large)

  5 Temple Blocks (High, Middle-High, Middle, Middle-Low, Low)

  Vibraphone

 Conductor

Duration:

 ca. 9min.

World Premier:

 20 October 2009, Tokyo


The Water Striders

(2010)

Instrumentation:

 Shinobue

 Shakuhachi

 Shamisen (Hosozao)

 Shamisen (Futozao)

 Koto (13string)Ⅰ

 Koto (13string)Ⅱ

 Koto (17string)

 4 Percussion Players

  Kodaiko

  Mokushō (Middle)

  Gakudaiko

  Konchiki

  3 Temple Blocks (High, Middle, Low)

  Binzasara (Heavy Weight Type)

 Conductor

Duration:

 ca. 13min.

World Premier:

 29 January 2011, Tokyo


osarakazoeuta (The Song Counting the Dishes)

(2011)

Instruments:

 Satsuma-Biwa (Female Voice)

 Hichiriki

 Shō

 Double Bass

 1 Percussion Player

  Tam-Tam (Large)

  3 Temple Blocks (High, Middle, Low)

 Conductor

Duration:

 ca. 12min.

World Premier:

 27 September 2011, Tokyo


Good-bye our beautiful places no. 1

(2011)

Instrumentation:

 Sankan (3 Players)

  Ryūteki

  Hichiriki

  Shō

 Sankyoku (3 Players)

  Shakuhachi

  Shamisen (Hosozao)

  Koto (20string)

 3 Percussion Players

  Ōdaiko

  Binzasara (Heavy Weight Type)

  Wadora (Large or Middle)

  Mokushō (Middle)

  Konchiki

Duration:

 ca. 8-14min.

World Premier:

 11 November 2011, Tokyo


Good-bye our beautiful places no. 2

(2011)

Instrumentation:

 Ryūteki

 Nōkan

 Shakuhachi

 Kokyū

 Satsuma-Biwa (Male Voice)

 Koto (20string)

 1 Percussion Player

  Ōdaiko

  3 Wadora (Large, Middle, Small)

  Atarishō

  Matsumushi

  Mokushō (Middle)

  3 Temple Blocks (High, Middle, Low)

Duration:

 ca. 8-13min.

World Premier:

 Not Perform


Asagao Calls `Natsu is Coming Again.` Ver. 2 Players

(2018)

Instrumentation:

 Shakuhachi

 Shamisen (Hosozao)

Duration:

 ca. 13min.

World Premier:

 26 August 2018, Rotterdam

Commission Work for Teruhisa Fukuda


Asagao Calls `Natsu is Coming Again.` Ver. 4 Players

(2018)

Instrumentation:

 Shakuhachi

 Shamisen (Hosozao)

 Koto (13string)

 Koto (17string)

Duration:

 ca. 13min.

World Premier:

 Not Perform