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Ichiro Seki is a shakuhachi player andcomposer currently living in Tokyo. He studied shakuhachi withYokoyama Katsuya and composition with Shuko Mizuno and YoriakiMatsudaira. He has performed around the world and well-known inJapan for his shakuhachi and koto compositions. These pieces werecomposed or arranged by Seki and written in both Kinko and Tozan-Ryunotation.
CHERRY BLOSSOM FANTASY [MS-1]First performed by Yokoyama Katsuya and Uga Mineko in Irelandwhen the Emperor visited in 1987. Based on the well-known folksongSakura. Koto notation included.
THE LAST EMPEROR [MS-2] Themesong of the award-winning movie by the same name. Composed bySakamoto Ryoichi and David Byrne. Arranged by Ichiro Seki. Fortwo 1.6' shakuhachi, 4 koto including 17-string koto and Chinesekokyu. 5-line staff notation included.
COMPOSITIONS FOR SHAKUHACHI[MS-3] Four songs based on minyo or traditional folk tunes. Writtenfor 4 shakuhachi in a variety of keys. First performed in 1991by Furuya Teruo, Madama Kazushi, Seki Ichiro and Yagaki SakaiKaoru at Bisei in Okayama.
IMPRESSIONS OF BALI [MS-4] Written for two 1.6' shakuhachi (plus a solo for a 2.1' ) and four kotos including 17-string koto. Based on music of the Balinesegamelon.
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Requium for Ryoma
REQUIUM FOR RYOMA
(For 1.6', 1.8' & 2.4' Shakuhachi; 2-13-String Koto; 17-String Bass Koto &Shamisen)
Written to honor the historical figure Sakamoto Ryoma (1835-1867) who played a decisive role in the creation of modern Japan.
MS-5a Koto scores in Japanese cursive notation and the complete piece in 5-line staff notation $17.50
MS-5b Shamisen score in Japanese cursive notation and the complete piece in 5-line staff notation $17.50
MS-5c Shakuhachi scores in Japanese cursive notation and the complete piece in 5-line staff notation $17.50
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