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Flap of a Butterfly's Wings

by Akira Kosemura

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"Phono Klavier Limited", as a conceptual music label which focusses releasing a solo piano piece only on digital platforms, to be launched for the purpose of exploring/introducing the notable modern classical composer/pianist in 2020s.
The first release features a very lovely, soothing piece from a Japanese composer/pianist, Akira Kosemura. This single "Flap of a Butterfly's Wings", which was quoted from the title of the lecture "Predictability: Does the Flap of a Butterfly's Wings in Brazil Set Off a Tornado in Texas?" at the American Association for the Advancement of Science; AAAS by Meteorologist Edward Lorenz in 1972, it shows an expression that accurately captures the "complexity" and "unpredictability" of a piano solo piece that is formed by the continuity of slight changes in the mechanical system that is transmitted to the fingertips and also, he also puts the meaning of antithesis against the short-circuited position of piano solo, which is often described as "simple".
This peaceful piano piece was written to be inspired about the beauty of the flap of a butterfly's wings flying using its "complexity" and "unpredictability" around the spring flowers.

About Akira Kosemura
Born in Tokyo in 1985, Japanese composer Akira Kosemura debuted his first solo album, “It’s On Everything”, on an Australian label in 2007 while he was still in school. That same year, he founded his own label, Schole Records, and garnered good reviews by releasing various albums of crossover genre music featuring the sounds of piano, strings, winds, synthesizers, and field recordings.
Akira has composed music for film, stage, game and commercials, including the Cannes 2020 feature film True Mothers (Asa Ga Kuru) directed by Naomi Kawase, the OWN series Love Is__ produced by Mara Brock Akil, Nintendo Switch game JACKJEANNE produced by Sui Ishida, TBS series Chugakusei Nikki, a contemporary ballet piece MANON choreographed by Kimiho Hulbert, and Japan Pavilion in Milano EXPO. Also the Amazon original movie Jonas Brothers CHASING HAPPINESS and French movie Mais vous êtes fous used Akira's catalogue. In recent years, he has worked collaboratively with international brands such as LA MER BLUE HEART, LAND ROVER, L'OCCITANE, TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist., Nikon, Rado, IKEA and KINFOLK.
Also Akira featured Devendra Banhart on a single titled Someday. His works have received high acclaim from media outlets around the world, including Pitchfork in the US.

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released August 28, 2020
Artist: Akira Kosemura
Title: Flap of a Butterfly's Wings
Label: Phono Klavier Limited
Release Date: 28.8.2020

Music composed, arranged, performed by Akira Kosemura
akirakosemura.com

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Born in Tokyo in 1985, Japanese composer Akira Kosemura debuted his first solo album, “It’s On Everything”, on an Australian label in 2007 while he was still in school. That same year, he founded his own label, Schole Records, and garnered good reviews by releasing various albums of crossover genre music featuring the sounds of piano, strings, winds, synthesizers, and field recordings. ... more

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