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|edition omega point experimental music of japan (japan) #opx 001 sp cd|
omega point (japan) #opx 001 sp cd
toshi ichiyanagi / akiko samukawa / tomomi adachi “experimental music of japan vol.1 special edition • live document ‘hommage for space’” compact disc and three inch compact disc-recordable set
- morton feldman - 2 pianos (6:20)
- toshi ichiyanagi - time sequence (9:05)
- michal kleofas oginsky / toshi ichiyanagi - polonaise in a minor “ojczyzny” (4:42)
- toshi ichiyanagi / akiko samukawa / tomomi adachi - improvisation hommage for space (37:23)
- astor piazzola - libertango (excerpt from rehearsal) (2:45)
- toshi ichiyanagi / akiko samukawa / tomomi adachi - improvisation hommage for space (excerpt from performance of pre-opening party) (11:40)
|august 2008 release ;last copies of this “deluxe” variant of the first volume in the “experimental music of japan” series ...|
identical to the mass-market version, only containing a bonus 3”cdr (in its own printed kraft-paper sleeve) glued onto one of the panels inside the fold-out, containing a short reading of a piazzola tango, then the rehearsal take of the trio improvisation ...
given the price-difference i’m only to recommend this to the ichiyanagi / adachi / omega point completists ; i’m sure the rest of you will sleep just fine @ night owning the “regular” issue ...
|edition omega point experimental music of japan press release...|
experimental music of japan vol.1
toshi ichiyanagi + akiko samukawa + tomomi adachi - live document "hommage for space"
edition omega point opx-001
this is the live recording of the music performance held at the installation exhibition of chiharu shiota in the gallery of kanagawa kenmin hall in yokohama japan last october. the performance was defined as art complex by toshi ichiyanagi from the music stand point of view. the content of music consists of live computer improvisation as well as some acoustic programed pieces by piano performance by akiko samukawa, toshi ichiyanagi and computer electronics by tomomi adachi to create the interpenetration of temporal and spacial situation in the gallery space. - toshi ichiyanagi
note: art-complex also included symposium, string quartet concert, piano recital, contemporary dance and so on. track 4 includes electric organ drone by samukawa, some metronomes click by ichiyanagi and homemade instrument named "tomoring" by adachi.
special edition with minicdr is also available. it's recorded rehearsal take and performance of pre-opening party. limited to 100 copies
profile of performer :
born in kanazawa, japan in 1972, he is performer, composer, sound poet, installation artist, occasional theater director. he studied philosophy and aesthetics at waseda university in tokyo. he has played improvised music with voice, live electronics and self-made instruments. he also has organized many concerts which picks up experimental music, sound art, collaboration work and inter-disciplinary performance in japan and germany, include concerts for chris mann, trevor wishart, nicolas collins and steim in japan.
born in kyoto. she studied piano at music department of ferris women's university and under some pianists. she do not play only contemporary music mainly, but also interests improvisation and other field of sound works. she wants to perform extraordinary works, and organized piano recital includes mixed-media or computer assisted works recently.