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Site-Specific Music


"Site-Specific Music" are compositions that integrate the unique attributes of a particular location into the musical piece itself. While such music is composed with the intention of being performed in a designated setting, performance in other spaces are also possible.

Kirin Telephone (2024) for sheng and electronics (Mineless, New Taipei City) [info]

Crazy Embai (2021) for shō trio (BUoY, Tokyo) [info]

Sakana Satellite (2021) for 80-voice choir and multimedia (Heinz-Steyer Stadion, Dresden) [info]

Nenneko Pantsu (2021) for soprano saxophone and installation (Hôtel Graffalgar, Strasbourg) [info]

Cover Your Ears! (2015) for two percussionists (Prentis Hall, New York City) [info]

Kinetically Enhanced Music

Compositions that integrate mechanical components to augment the functionality of instruments or performers are classified under the category of "Kinetically Enhanced Music." Instructions for putting together the requisite object are provided in the score.

Keep Dreaming, Keep Sleeping (2024) for kinetically enhanced bass clarinet, euphonium, and drum set [info]

Hentai Beetle (2022) for kinetically enhanced double bass and percussion [info]

Ebi Revolution (2022) for kinetically enhanced violin and cello [info]

Concert Music 

While "Concert Music" typically denotes instrumental pieces showcased in concert settings, the classification here encompasses compositions integrating electronic, electro-acoustic, multimedia, and unconventional genres of expressions, such as calligraphy. 

magic manju (2023) for electric guitar [info]

Ningen Poiesis (2022) for clarinet, accordion, cello, and video [info]

Self-Portrait (2022) for piano and calligraphy [info]

Me Doppelgänger (2020) for contrabass and video [info]

MR. PLUMBER (2020) for shakuhachi [info]

Rightist Mushrooms (2019) for choir [info]

Wagyu Pigs (2019) for piano trio [info]

Mimi Spelunking (2019) for shō and viola [info]

Pink Elephant in Prentis (2018) for alto sheng, soprano, and orchestra [info]

Silichin Valley (2018) for bass clarinet, violin, cello, and video [info]

big mosquito (2017) for bass clarinet and double bass [info]

Kingyo Obsession (2017) for four singers (SATB) [info]

economy (2016) for bass clarinet and futozao shamisen [info]

Translucent (2016) for brahms guitar [info]

Bonsai Modulation (2015) for electronics [info]

Mu Absence (2014) for piano solo [info]

fiddle (2014) for string quartet [info]

shikaku (2013) for four chamber orchestras and electronics [info]

Shiki to Unkai (2013) for soprano saxophone and cello [info]

Othello (2013) for shō and electronics [info]

Shinkaigyo (2012) for electronics [info]

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