Collection of small pieces for kin
Recordings of nine pieces from the traditional repertoire.
Dafu and kin-playing by Japanese kin-player Muka Fushimi with Tobaya silk strings on a nameless kin. Recorded at Chūshi Kinsha, Kyoto, in the beginning of a new year.
The pieces come in the form of a unique download code embedded in a limited edition stab bound book which includes photography from Chūshi Kinsha and a poem by Tagami Kikusha.
The download code gives access to the recordings in a variety of digital audio formats of high resolution such as .wav, .aiff, and .flac as well as higher compression rates such as .ogg and .mp3.
edition of 100
1. Ōro bōki ‘Seabirds Forgetting Ulterior Motives’ from Seirokudō kintō
2. Kinsho rakudō ‘Qin and Writings – a Way of Joy’ from Seiichidō Kinpu
3. Rokumeisō ‘Deer’s Call Melody’ from Kingaku Sōsho
4. Gyokuju rinpū ‘Jade Tree in the Wind’ from Kinpu Sekibi
5. Seikangin ‘Song of Quiet Observation’ from Seiichidō Kinpu
6. Shōin ‘Seeking Seclusion’ from Shinki hifu
7. Shūkeigin ‘Song for Purification Ceremony’ from Seirokudō kintō
8. Shunkō banchō ‘Night Gazing at Spring River’ from Seirokudō kintō
9. Tōgengin ‘Song of Peach Tree Spring’ from Seiichidō Kinpu
dafu and kin-playing by Muka Fushimi
calligraphy by Ōsawa Genka
mastered by Niklas Adam
recorded by Simon Roy Christensen
photography, layout, and book design by Yukiko Nakayama
translation, editing, printing, and hand binding by untimely
published by untimely editions