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Kamakiri (praying mantis) for solo marimba [program notes]

“This piece is homage to the time of amazing encounters with insects and other creatures crawling about in the mud, soil, hay and dead leaves of the empty lots, to the time when I felt not only that I was a part of nature, but when I could experience the joy of paying close attention to what was in front of me, even something very small or overlooked by others – like a praying mantis.” Continue reading »

Thursday October 10th, 2013 by Makia Matsumura
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“Kamakiri for Marimba” published!

Kamakiri for marimba

My solo marimba piece “Kamakiri”, which I wrote for my friend and wonderful percussionist Haruka Fujii , is now published from GP Percussion. Continue reading »

by Makia Matsumura
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