devised & semi-improvised
BONANG DE SHO (ボナンで笙）
Devised for and premiered by composer Makoto Nomura’s "Senju Dajare Community Band" and Shin Sakuma (dancer) after a week of cultural exchange in Java, Indonesia. Graphic notation by Francesca Le Lohé, illustrated score by Senju Dajare member and artist, Takuya Kohiyama.
Instrumentation: sho, bonang, melodicas (as many as possible) and additional instruments (free)
Major performances: Tokyo University of the Arts (2017)
A semi-improvised piece for flute and biwa, devised and performed by Kumiko Shuto (biwa) and Francesca Le Lohé (flute).
Major performances: Karura Hall, Tokyo (2016)