A Nascent Japanese Spirit|
The Japanese sound was born with a new inspiration. Perfectly clear harmony of Japanese flutes and Fuurin (Japanese wind bells). The Japanese spirit is now spread to the world.
- Introduction of Track List
Total : 67'31" + 165'47"
1 Naked Sound of the Forest 3'41"
Played with a Japanese flute while listening to the sound of rain in a forest in Kyoto. Expresses the rain with charcoal wind chimes (length 1m).
2 Garan 6'53"
This music was born during meditation at a Zendo in Tofukuji Temple. Drenched soft light in the morning in the Zen meditation hall.
3 Green Mandala 6'04"
Music of the Camphor Tree (holy tree of 900 years old) at Ima-Kumano Shrine. Sunlight filtering through trees looks like a mandala. Mandala of Kumano faith exists because of the syncronization of Shinto with Buddhism.
4 Ekou・ A Drop in the Ocean 5'35"
This music was born at a concert at Hounen Temple. A priest Hounen spend his remaining years there. Every year, there is a concert. Then, a melody was added, which was born during staying at Yamamoto-cho, the affected areas of Tohoku Earthquake.
5 Eight Divine Peaks 7'35"
At the summit of Mount Fuji there are eight peaks where it is said that gods live. There, the faith is called "Eight Divine Peaks". I created this music when Mount Fuji became a World Heritage Site. This is a new recording for a Japanese flute.
6 Geisha Dance of Autum 7'43"
Kyoto is the most crowded in Autumn. Brilliant maple is beautiful. So is playing a Japanese flute.
7 Scapegoat Buddha 5'22"
Wooden standing statue of Shakyamuni at Kaikoji Temple. The faith is Scapegoat Buddha. I created this music when praying and reciting a sutra.
8 Taira-No-Miyako 5'35"
Performance in accordance with Heian-Koto. Heian-Koto is melody of Kyoto. The town is filled with this melody.
9 Seven Streams of Memories 7'59"
This music was born when staying at Nanasawa hometown. Swaying wind, rustling trees, babbling rivers, and singing birds. The landscape is original and I spent my early age here.
10 Mikito Snow 5'29"
On New Year's Day, this music was born while watching snow falling in Kyoto. I play a Japanese flute according to Mikoto of Fuurin-Gagaku.
11 Cave of Forest 5'35"
Cave in a deep mountain forest inhabited by god. Once coming out of there, people are wrapped in light and reincarnated.
12 - 30 +19 Tune of music 165'47"
Another 19 tune in the MP3 version to listen.Total 2 hours 46 minutes. You can listen to MP3.
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A Nascent Japanese Spirit