Tear from the Moon, is my first work for the 20-string koto completed just before my arrival in Japan for my post-doctoral fellowship in 2010. One of the main characteristics of this work is its improvised-like character where irregularity and intuitive treatment of the music material prevails over the music development and structural organisation. Another important feature is the employment of a fairly limited timbral pallet and the lack of extensive virtuosic statements, a reference to the wabi-sabi principle of ‘less is more’

Tear from the Moon (20-string koto)

TEAR FROM THE MOON (2010) for 20-string koto. Duration: 11 minutes
  • Date:24th November 2019
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    Music Score
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