楽  Gaku – Tadao Sawai (1988)
Koto solo

1. Perpetual Motion

2. Variations

3. Rondo

The character ‘GAKU’ here takes on the double meaning of “Music” and ”Pleasure” or “Fun”.

Pleasure in sound…… Pleasure in rhythm…… flowing… captivating….. dancing…. This work is overtaken with beauty of music, the gentleness of music and at the time it shakes with the passion of music.

“ Fresh and Green the delicate young leaves

One by one they sprout

with the brilliant resonance

They move forward spring “