Burning House: For Koto and Voice

Title Burning House: For Koto and Voice
Year 1995
Composer Liza Lim
Instrument/s koto
Commission Satsuki Odamura
Duration 12’9″
Text Izumi Shikibu (translated by Jane Mansfield and Mariko Aratani)
First Performance (date, performers, venue) Satsuki Odamura
Contact for Sheets Ricordi
CD, Digital Audio https://www.australianmusiccentre.com.au/workversion/lim-liza-burning-house/14472
Contact Info https://www.nkoda.com/instrument?ref=b1ebb19f-e5d4-4fb0-97ce-f91bc221d5af
Notes This poem contains three references to the Lotus Sutra, whose central message is that although Buddhist teaching can take many forms, according to time and circumstance, there is ultimately only one Way [Lim].