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Ryoko Akama

Songs For a Shed

Label: Another Timbre

Format: CD

Genre: Experimental

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A series of six beautiful works for piano and instruments, realised by Apartment House and pianist Siwan Rhys, with great cover artwork by Maxwell Doig

A series of six works for piano and instruments by Ryoko Akama, performed by Apartment House. Commissioned by Philip Thomas and Another Timbre, and dedicated to Philip Thomas. Played by Apartment House: Siwan Rhys (piano), Anton Lukoszevieze (cello), Gavin Morrison (alto flute), Angharad Davies (violin), Heather Roche (clarinet & bass clarinet), Simon Limbrick (vibraphone & marimba)

Ryoko Akama is a Japanese-Korean working with installation, performance and composition, residing in Huddersfield. Her work is both an aural / visual occurrence as one entity, embodying ‘almost nothing’ aesthetic, creating ephemeral situations that magnify silence, time and space. She also composes and performs a diversity of alternative scores in collaboration with other artists and musicians worldwide. She is an artistic director for ame c.i.c. and co-runs the independent publisher mumei publishing and melange edition.

Cat. number: at180
Year: 2021
Recorded at Goldsmiths Music Studio, May 2021

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