Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Toshiya Tsunoda

Extract from Field Recording Archive #1

(WrK, WrK008CD) (Japan) (CD)

  1. Solid Vibration of the Surface of a Concreted Wharf Where a Marine Products Market Used to Be (11:10)
  2. Solid Vibration of a Glass Bottle at Ship Anchorage Area (8:03)
  3. Air Vibration of the Hollow Part in the Middle of a Buoy Used for Large Ships (9:55)
  4. Air Vibration in a Bent Pipe (5:26)
  5. Solid Vibration of a Steel Plate at a Loading Area (6:37)
  6. Solid Vibration of a Support Pillar for the External Unit for a Large Size Refrigerator (6:41)
  7. Solid Vibration of an Anchor for Small Boats (9:27)
  8. Air Vibration of Elevator Motor Room in Stairwell (13:33)

Recorded by Toshiya Tsunoda in:
Misaki Bay, Miura, May 5, 1996 (1)
Misaki Bay, Miura, December 24, 1996 (2)
Nagaura Bay, Yokosuka, January 14, 1995 (3, 4)
Nagaura Bay, Yokosuka, May 16, 1996 (5)
Maguchi Bay, Miura, July 31, 1996 (6)
Maguchi Bay, Miura, August 31, 1996 (7)
Kawasaki City Museum, March 9, 1996 (8)

Mastered by Minoru Sato (m/s)
Design by S.A.S.W. and Toshiya Tsunoda
Includes 9 cards with track notes and liner notes by Toshiya Tsunoda in Japanese and English (translation by Caitlin Stronell), and black and white photos by Atsushi Tominaga

Released in 1997