• Chikurin
  • Tenkai CD
  • 1997

Chikurin

Date Composed: 1997
Composer: Kiyoshi Nagata
Arrangement: Kiyoshi Nagata
Recording Title: Tenkai CD

In this piece, a variety of of wooden instruments such as hyoshigi, settaku, mokugyo, hyotan and shinobue, are employed to create the impression of a bamboo grove. These sounds are accentuated by the miya daiko, chappa, clay whistle as well as a playful solo on two uchiwa daiko.

This song was featured as the theme song for the National Film Board of Canada short film Shiwa Shinzan by Reiko Loader.