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Please enjoy these audio and video samples of some of Miss Caplan's performances.

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Aoi umi

Katsuko Chikushi's Aoi umi, from Caplan's 25th anniversary concert, "Maboroshi no Koto". Kobayashi Hall, Toronto, August 2008.

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Shin Kongōseki

Caplan and her students perform Katsuko Chikushi's Shin Kongōseki at the 60th anniversary concert of Chikushikai. Okinawa, Japan, June 2009.

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Yuki no mai

Caplan (front, R) performs Katsuko Chikushi's Yuki no mai with Kurumikai at the 60th anniversary concert of Chikushikai. Okinawa, Japan, June 2009.

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Yumedono

Caplan (L) on 17-string bass koto in Katsuko Chikushi's Yumedono. Special guest artist Junko Chikushi, 3rd generation head of Japan's Chikushikai (centre) and guest artist grandmaster Kazuko Muramoto (R). 25th anniversary concert, Kobayashi Hall, Toronto, August 2008.

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Yuki no gensō

Caplan's 20th anniversary concert, "For the Love of Koto". Katsuko Chikushi's Yuki no gensō. Flora McCrea Auditorium, Toronto, November 2003.




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Mizumo

From "For the Love of Koto", Caplan's 20th anniversary concert. With guest artist Yoko Hiraoka, performing Tadao Sawai's Mizumo. Flora McCrea Auditorium, Toronto, November 2003.

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Muzuraboshi

Caplan performs Katsutoshi Nagasawa's Muzuraboshi in concert with her group, the Hōgaku Ensemble. St. George the Martyr Church, Toronto, March 1992.

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Rokudan no shirabe

Selected sections of the famous classical koto piece, Rokudan no shirabe. Studio recording, Toronto, circa 1990.

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Skyline

Abridged version of Ichirō Sakamoto's Skyline. Studio recording, Toronto, circa 1990.