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  • Goal!!! for Brass Octet
    Goal!!! for Brass Octet
    Instrumentation Trp.1-3Hrn.Trb.1-2Euph.Tuba Instrumentation Trp.1-3Hrn.Trb.1-2Euph.Tuba...                                   
  • Hana-en-bu for Brass Octet
    Hana-en-bu for Brass Octet
    This work was written as a new style of brass ensemble for the production of a CD album collecting other similar compositions. Utilizing the characters of animated sound and profound expression, the brilliant and fascinating world of the flower-viewing dance which once celebrated the opening of cherry blossoms in the early spring is captured in a simple tune and song with a strong effect of... This work was written as a new style of brass ensemble for the production of a ...
  • Intermittent Black for Brass Octet
    Intermittent Black for Brass Octet
    This piece is structured on instruments’ characteristic timbre. I utilized the wide range and dexterity unique to the brass octet. The music flows forward with intriguing dissonant and consonant harmonies. The effect is sometimes disturbed with intermittent sounds which make the progress of the music more interesting. Composed for and premiered at the Kano vs Ehara Brass Band Creation... This piece is structured on instruments’ characteristic timbre. I utilize...
  • Interrupted Rest Reminiscences of Shumshu for Brass Octet
    Interrupted Rest Reminiscences of Shumshu for Brass Octet
    The composition is based on the Battle of Shumshu. Shumshu is an island located in the northern most part of the Kuril Islands (known as the Chishima Islands in Japan). On August 18th, 1945 three days after the end of the World War II, the Soviet Union made a surprise attack on Japan and invaded Shumshu Island. Japan was at postwar disarmament and they quickly rearmed and defended themselves. The... The composition is based on the Battle of Shumshu. Shumshu is an island located...
  • Intrada for Brass Octet
    Intrada for Brass Octet
    Commissioned by the Toyama Minami Wind Orchestra, this work was composed for their brass ensemble in November of 2001. As “Intrada” means the beginning of something like “prelude” or “introduction”, I felt a gorgeous image in brass, with a soft and calm choral. I decided to depict them characteristically, and happily composed with the memories of when I used to... Commissioned by the Toyama Minami Wind Orchestra, this work was composed for th...
  • Irish Leaves for Brass Octet
    Irish Leaves for Brass Octet
    When you search the word “Irish Leaf”, the shamrock from Ireland usually results. It is a symbol of Ireland. Ireland’s music history correlates to immigrants and independence. Music was always dear to the lives of the Irish. A single melodic line with rhythmic accompaniment is a traditional musical setting. This composition has an original, not traditional melody. A flugelhorn... When you search the word “Irish Leaf”, the shamrock from Ireland us...
  • La carnaval des animaux for Brass Octet
    La carnaval des animaux for Brass Octet
    Instrumentation Trp.1-2Hrn.1-2Trb.1-2Euph.Tuba Instrumentation Trp.1-2Hrn.1-2Trb.1-2Euph.Tuba...                                
  • Library of Hadrian for Brass Octet
    Library of Hadrian for Brass Octet
    Commissioned by Ensemble Wizard, basis its activities mainly in Chiba, Japan. A few year ago when I visited Athens for research, I gained inspiration from many archaeological sites. “Library of Hadrian” for brass octet is the second composition in the series after “Agola” for woodwind quintet. The “Library of Hadrian” is a ruin of the library created by the... Commissioned by Ensemble Wizard, basis its activities mainly in Chiba, Japan. A...