Take Ito Kawa
|Composer:||Aki Takahashi, Scott Kusano and Kiyoshi Nagata|
|Arrangement:||Aki Takahashi, Scott Kusano and Kiyoshi Nagata|
|Premiere Performance:||October 31, 2008 – TOHU Montreal|
|Recording Title:||Tsuzure CD / 10th Anniversary Concert DVD|
The contrasting yet complimentary sounds of the bamboo (TAKÉ) shakuhachi, the silk-string (ITO) shamisen and the skin (KAWA) of the taiko, combined with the performers’ improvisational skills and musical instincts, are at the heart of this piece.