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  • Cotswolds Pictures for Brass Quintet
    Cotswolds Pictures for Brass Quintet
    COTSWOLDS PICTURES for Brass Quintet describes my impressions of the Cotswolds region of England. After receiving a commissioned request from, and premier by Petti Riviere Ensemble (Tokyo) in 2009, I revised the work to be what it is now. It consists of three parts: children playing by a creek as a family happily watches them, endless green hillocks, and a rural landscape at harvest season.... COTSWOLDS PICTURES for Brass Quintet describes my impressions of the Cotswolds ...
  • Foster Rhapsody for Brass Quintet
    Foster Rhapsody for Brass Quintet
    "Foster Rhapsody for Brass Quintet" consists of Foster's themes, but is not really a medley of his tunes. I have borrowed melodies from My Old Kentucky Home, Massa's in De Cold Ground, Camptown Races, Oh Susanna, and Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair. Some melodies are mixed together. It should be fun to identify and assert which tune is used where in this arrangement.... "Foster Rhapsody for Brass Quintet" consists of Foster's themes, ...
  • Hanaodori for Brass Quintet
    Hanaodori for Brass Quintet
    Commissioned by Gokasho Junior High School Band, Higashi-Omi City, Shiga Traditional dances from all over Japan are still revered and practiced. Filled with beauty and liveliness, they also reflect long-established regional customs. Often their flavor is as distinct the dialect of various areas. This composition does not depict any specific region of Japan. However, the image is of “a... Commissioned by Gokasho Junior High School Band, Higashi-Omi City, Shiga Tradit...
  • Oasis for Brass Quintet
    Oasis for Brass Quintet
    Instrumentation 1st Trumpet 2nd Trumpet Horn Trombone Tuba Instrumentation 1st Trumpet 2nd Trumpet Horn Trombone Tuba...                    
  • Percussive Brass for Brass Quintet
    Percussive Brass for Brass Quintet
    Commissioned and premiered by brass ensemble “Brass Collection”. All members are from Toyama Prefecture, Japan. Trumpet Hirofumi Yamauchi said “Feel free to write anything you would like!” I decided to write a rhythmic and lively composition in three-part form. The first section is based on an eighth-note rhythm pattern with an upbeat feel. The middle section is a chorale... Commissioned and premiered by brass ensemble “Brass Collection”. Al...
  • Renaissance Dances for Brass Quintet
    Renaissance Dances for Brass Quintet
    Instrumentation Trp.1-2Hr.Trb.Tuba Instrumentation Trp.1-2Hr.Trb.Tuba...                                            
  • Rose Garden Small Suite for Brass Quintet
    Rose Garden Small Suite for Brass Quintet
    Commissioned by Brass Collection, an ensemble entirely from Toyama Prefecture. This suite consisting of four movements premiered in September 2015 in Toyama City and Uozu City at their regular annual concert “Brass Collection 9”. It was rose season when I envisioned this piece. There were beautiful roses in the gardens of many homes. This scenery inspired me to write four movements... Commissioned by Brass Collection, an ensemble entirely from Toyama Prefecture. ...
  • The Song of Fishing-fire - ISARIBI for Brass Quintet
    The Song of Fishing-fire - ISARIBI for Brass Quintet
    Instrumentation  Trumpet in Bb Horn in F Trombone Euphonium Tuba Instrumentation  Trumpet in Bb Horn in F Trombone Euphonium Tuba...