Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Yoshi Wada

The Appointed Cloud

(EM Records, EM1076CD; Omega Point, OP-0005) (Japan) (CD)

  1. (60:22)

Music composed by Yoshi Wada

Yoshi Wada: self-made 80-pipe organ, suspended metal sheet, siren, pipe gong, bagpipes, etc.
David Rayna: computer interface engineering and software
Bob Dombrowski: bagpipes
Wayne Hankin: bagpipes
Michael Pugliese: timpani, tam tam

Recorded live by John Driscoll at the Great Hall of the New York Hall of Science, New York City, November 8, 1987, as the opening performance of Yoshi Wada's interactive sound installation "The Appointed Cloud"
Digitally transferred from the original tape by Tashi Wada
Mastered by Koichi Hara at Magic Hour Studio, Osaka
Photos of the performance and installation by Peter Moore and Marilyn Bogerd
Also includes photos of the original invitation card and concert program for the installation, of Yoshi Wada's original handwritten score, and of a cassette label and album cover
Includes the original program notes (in English and Japanese), and liner notes for this release by Yoshi Wada (in English and Japanese; Japanese translation by Osamu Ibe)

Released in May 2008