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  • Three Susato Dances
    Three Susato Dances
    Tielman Susato was a Renaissance period composer and performer. I arranged three of his publications, "La mourisque," "Mille ducas en vostre bource," and "La bataille" to be suitable for young band. The percussion have repeated quarter and eighth notes. In Susato's time, drums and tambourine were essential colors. Even where the score and parts indicate only one... Tielman Susato was a Renaissance period composer and performer. I arranged ...   
  • Verdi Opera Fantasy for Wind Band
    Verdi Opera Fantasy for Wind Band
       This was written to celebrate 200th birth year of the opera king, Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901).    I selected melodies from three famous operas: Triumphal March from Aida , Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore , Gypsy Chorus and Prelude from La traviata , and again Triumphal March . I arranged it for young bands while preserving the feel of original. It is a good piece for musical...    This was written to celebrate 200th birth year of the opera ki...   
  • [CD] Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band
    [CD] Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band
    1. Fanfare of Hope-Yo Goto 2. The Stars and Stripes Forever-John P. Sousa/Yo Goto 3. Dream Fanfare-Yoshihiro Zama 4. Anchors Aweigh-Charles A. Zimmerman/Yoshihiro Zama 5. Eagle Fanfare-Tohru Minakuchi 6. Colonel Bogey March-Kenneth J. Alford/Tohru Minakuchi 7. Le Regiment de Sambre et Meuse-Joseph F. Rauski/Tohru Minakuchi 8. American Patrol-Frank W. Meacham/Yo Goto 9. Gershwin in Brass... 1. Fanfare of Hope-Yo Goto 2. The Stars and Stripes Forever-John P. Sousa/Yo Go...
  • [CD] Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band 2
    [CD] Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band 2
    Brass Band - Young Band Series1. American Riverside Medley for Brass Band - Keiichi Kurokawa 2. Lighthearted March for Brass Band - Yo Goto 3-5. Capriccio on Three Japanese Childrens Songs for Brass Band - Yo Goto 3. Zui Zui 4. Kagome Kagome 5. Ocharaka 6. Rock'n Soran - Tohru Minakuchi 7-9. GO GO GO! - Yo Goto 7. Sports Fanfare 8. GO GO GO! 9. See, the conquering hero comes 10. Verdi's... Brass Band - Young Band Series1. American Riverside Medley for Brass Band - Keii...
  • [CD] Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band 3
    [CD] Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band 3
    1.Yagi-bushi Carnival for Brass Band / Japanese Folk Song/Tohru Minakuchi 2.Duck's Parade for Brass Band / Bin Kaneda/Yo Goto 3.Kids Parade based on Japanese Melodies (Young Band Version) for Brass Band / Hiroki Takahashi 4.Chopsticks Waltz for Solo and Band for Brass Band-/Yoshihiro Zama 5.Fields of Sunflower Russian Folk Song Medley for Brass Band / Russian Folk Song/Keiichi Kurokawa 6.Matador... 1.Yagi-bushi Carnival for Brass Band / Japanese Folk Song/Tohru Minakuchi 2.Duck...
  • A Miniature Town for Wind Band (score)
    A Miniature Town for Wind Band (score)
    A Miniature Town is written based on a drawing I observed while taking a walk; its motives were inspired by the scene. It is intended to be colorful, fun and sentimental. Performance is more compelling by having similar themes alternately accented with staccato or legato to help change the color of the piece. Instrumentation Flute 1 & 2 Clarinet 1 & 2 Bass Clarinet Alto Saxophone Tenor... A Miniature Town is written based on a drawing I observed while taking a wa...   
  • American Riverside Medley for Wind Band (score)
    American Riverside Medley for Wind Band (score)
    This is a medley of American river songs. After the slow introduction comes a processional on George Gershwin’s “Swanee” followed by a moderate “Swanee River” from Stephen Foster. The ending’s “Michael, Row the Boat Ashore” has a light, pops feel. Please note, and strive to emphasize the distinct musical styles. Instrumentation Fl.1&2 Ob.(opt.)... This is a medley of American river songs. After the slow introduction comes...   
  • Capriccio on Three Japanese Children Songs (score)
    Capriccio on Three Japanese Children Songs (score)
    1. Zui Zui 2. Kagome Kagome 3. Ocharaka The first movement of this suite, Zui Zui , based upon a Japanese traditional song, was commissioned by the Florida Bandmasters Association and completed in 2008. Later, Kagome Kagome and Ocharaka were added to form a suite of Japanese children's folk songs. Despite the contrasting tone colors, frequent use of semitones, and numerous musical expressions... 1. Zui Zui 2. Kagome Kagome 3. Ocharaka The first movement of this suite, Z...