Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Toshiyuki Tsuchitori
Ryuichi Sakamoto


(King Records, KICS 1137) (Japan) (CD)

  1. Aya (20:05)
  2. Utsuwa no Naka (6:10)
  3. Musique Differencielle 1° (13:50)
  4. Musique Differencielle 2° (6:10)

Music by Toshiyuki Tsuchitori and Ryuichi Sakamoto (1-3) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (4)

Toshiyuki Tsuchitori and Ryuichi Sakamoto: drums, gong, grand piano, cymbals, bells, wood blocks, bamboo clutters, marimba, glockenspiel, thumb piano, temble blocks, bongos, EMS synthesizer, voice, etc.

Recorded at Lisrec Studio and Gyoen Music Studio, Tokyo, August and September 1975
Produced by Kenichi Takeda and Yukio Kojima
Artwork by Nobukage Torii
Reissue mastered by Yukio Kojima at Kojima Recordings, Tokyo, January 2005
Reissue design by Kiyomi Hashimoto
Includes liner notes by Kenichi Takeda and Toshiyuki Tsuchitori, and the text of an interview of Ryuichi Sakamoto by Yuji Tanaka (all in Japanese)

Released in March 2005
Originally released in 1976 as an LP on ALM Records