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He invented collaborative composition method “Shogi Composition” in 1999, in which each person use/invent his/her own way to notate music.

You can also read an article on Nomura’s composition method by Carl Bergstroem-Nielsen.

Daniel Barbiero, an American composer/improviser, wrote an article about Nomura’s graphic notation.

Root Music (2012)

Root Music (2012), photo: YAMAMOTO Tadasu, courtesy of Aomori Contemporary Art Centre(ACAC), Aomori Public University

Some of his graphic notations are published in the book “NOTATIONS 21” by Theresa Sauer and have been exhibited in several museums in Japan, USA and UK.