Phoenix Crying

CODE: PC Volume VI of the seven CD series of honkyoku, “Yearning for the Bell”. Pieces include Futaiken reibo, Echigo san’ya, and the title track, Hokyo kokû (Phoenix Crying in the Empty Sky).

Oriental Sunrise

CODE: OS One of Riley’s best selling albums, first released in 1982 and completely re-recorded for release on CD in 1986. Original duets for shakuhachi and koto.

Nalu

CODE: NA Shakuhachi and folk harp (Andy Rigby) interwoven with ocean sounds. One of Riley’s favourite albums.  

BREATH SIGHT

CODE: BS Volume 1 of the “Yearning for the Bell” series. 7 volumes of traditional Zen pieces on the Tall Poppies label.

DAICHI-BIG EARTH

CODE: DCBE The latest CD of TaikOz, Australia’s taiko (Japanese drum) group, featuring Riley’s shakuhachi and shinobue. Read review of this and other CDs here.  

DEEP NIGHT

Volume 5 of the “Yearning for the Bell” series. 7 volumes of traditional Zen pieces on the Tall Poppies label.

DREAMS ARE FOREVER

CODE: DF A unique album features shakuhachi and symphony orchestra. Riley is joined by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, performing richly orchestrated compositions by Sean O’Boyle. Originally released in 1998. This CD has 7 tracks.