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One Hundred Aspects of the Moon


Download links and information about One Hundred Aspects of the Moon by Ikue Mori. This album was released in 2000 and it belongs to Avant Garde Jazz, Avant Garde Metal, Alternative genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 45:43 minutes.

Artist: Ikue Mori
Release date: 2000
Genre: Avant Garde Jazz, Avant Garde Metal, Alternative
Tracks: 16
Duration: 45:43
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No. Title Length
1. The Moon and the Abandoned Old Woman 2:40
2. A Buddhist Monk Receives Cassia Seeds On a Moonlit Night 2:06
3. Monkey Music Moon 3:05
4. Musashi Plain Moon 4:10
5. How Noisy the Sound of Insects Calling In the Meadow, As for Me, I Make No Sound But Think of Love 2:49
6. Moon of the Lonely House 2:10
7. Cloth-Beating Moon 2:37
8. Dawn Moon and Tumbling Snow 1:36
9. Joganden Shooting Moon 0:30
10. Lunacy 1:14
11. Received Back Into Moon Palace 2:58
12. Like a Reflection In the Moon 3:31
13. Glimpse of the Moon 4:28
14. The Moon's Inner Vision 1:22
15. Mountain Moon After Rain 2:51
16. Birthdays 7:36



Ikue Mori's One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tzadik, 2000) is a wonderful and multi-faceted modern chamber suite similar in nature to her film music, as opposed to, say, her work in Death Ambient. The work is named for Mori's inspiration in composing this music, a woodblock print series by Yoshitoshi, the last master of Japanese Ukiyoe. The pieces ranges from a section reminiscent of John Zorn's cartoon music, called "Monkey Music Moon," to the interim piece heard during "Like a Reflection in the Moon" to the disturbed and repetitive "Cloth-Beating Moon." Mori performs on her drum machines, joined by pianist and organist Anthony Coleman, violinist Eyvind Kang, cellist Erik Friedlander, bassist Kato Hideki, and the vocals (acrobatics, speaking, and singing) of Theo Bleckmann.