by Daisuke TERAUCHI
This work is realized by sounds created by touching one's ear.
The members of the audience, through their own listening inclinations, become performers.
music can be heard by only the performer themselves. Recording is also
The manner of touching the ear and the duration of this work are free. An infinite variety of sound color is possible depending on the various ways of touching the ear.
The objective of
this work is to encourage each performer to devise unique performing techniques
in order to create interesting music.
This work was
premiered at the creative music festival in Hiroshima on August 23, 2003. On
the occasion of a premiere, it was performed by all members of the audience
after Daisuke Terauchi explained the performance method. In the event that this work is performed in
a situation similar to that explained above it is best to decide on the
There is another variation to this work entitled "Ear Music II" which involves the performing of the composition by others rather than themselves which will be premiered in the future