Double Bass: Evangeline Read
“Japan’s most powerful earthquake since records began has struck the north-east coast, triggering a massive tsunami. Cars, ships and buildings were swept away by a wall of water after the 8.9- magnitude tremor, which struck about 400km north-east of Tokyo.”
—BBC official report 11/03/2011
東北 (Tōhoku) is a musical realisation of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake seismograph, quantified on the 11th of March that year. The properties of the waveform govern specific facets of the sound.