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Haru no Umi

The modern classic for koto and shakuhachi by Michiyo Miyagi, performed by James and Masayo Ishigure. 7 min.

Jyogen no Kyoku

Dramatic and compelling music by the late koto virtuoso Tadao Sawai. Recorded live on the radio by James and Masayo Ishigure. 3 min.

Duo #1

Composed by James Nyoraku Schlefer and performed here by the composer and Yoko Reikano Kimura.

Chidori—Song of the Plovers

Excerpt of the koto and shakuhachi classic from the late Edo period.

Solo Performance

of a traditional Zen meditation piece called (Jinbo) Sanya.