Two pieces by Japanese avant garde composers, performed in 1973. ("Music For Living Process" for Shakuhachi, flute, harp, percussion) & ("Cho-Etsu" for Shakuhachi, shell horns, percussion, harp). "On Music for Living, both composers present pieces that reflect a prominent influence of John Cage, which can be accredited to the fact that Ichiagi was a premier interpreter of Cage's music. The experimental work for violin incorporates elements of chance and improvisation; traditional Japanese modes working in conjunction with distinctly European techniques make for an elating display of hybrid music. ~ S.J. Harrison, All Music Guide"