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  • Kaleidoscope II for Percussion Quartet
    Kaleidoscope II for Percussion Quartet
    Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned for Terada Yumi's Percussion Ensemble “Drive”. This is my first work for percussion ensemble. Opportunities to study live percussion ensembles are spectacular at ensemble contests in Japan. There are many educational and artistic compositions by Japanese composers nowadays. They are often mesmerizing, and this challenged me... Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned for Terada Yumi's P...
  • Marimbacances for Marimba Quartet
    Marimbacances for Marimba Quartet
    Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet MusicInstrumentation Mari.1-4 Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet MusicInstrumentation Mari.1-4 ...          
  • Miyabi-Sakura for Percussion Quartet
    Miyabi-Sakura for Percussion Quartet
    Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned, 2016, by renowned percussionist Yumi Terada, performed and recorded by Terada’s percussion ensemble “DRIVE”. In Japan, cherry blossoms are called “sakura”. It is a special flower dear to the people and the country. Sakura are a symbolic flower of the spring, a time of renewal, and the fleeting nature of life.... Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned, 2016, by renowned perc...
  • Moment of Recollection for Percussion Quartet
    Moment of Recollection for Percussion Quartet
    Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Reflecting back on the past, recognizing an emotion that no words can explain. The moment of recollection. Then denial of emotion, and a sense of emptiness. I am exploring a wavering emotional state with this composition. Wind up the music box in your heart and lift the cover to being forth your music. Enjoy the sense of your changing emotions until you... Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Reflecting back on the past, recogni...
  • Spiritual for Percussion Quartet
    Spiritual for Percussion Quartet
    Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned for Yumi Terada’s 2nd Marimba & Percussion Recital. From Terada’s request “To develop literature for general enthusiasts, including junior and senior high school students”, we devised that some young composers each create new works for percussion trio, quartet, and quintet. Considering the title... Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned for Yumi Terada’s...
  • Spirytus for Percussion Quartet
    Spirytus for Percussion Quartet
    Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned by Kitakata High School Band A sustained “D” introduces the piece, which gradually turns into something more compelling. A melody is created with the Arabic maqam mode of quarter tones based on D·Eb·F#·G·A·C. In solemnity, it reflects a powerful spirit. Hence, the title. (Though it is not based... Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned by Kitakata High School...
  • The Language of Flowers for Percussion Quartet
    The Language of Flowers for Percussion Quartet
    Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned by the renowned percussionist Mariko Yamamoto. Since the theme of the performance, where this work was premiered, was “Flower Dance”, I composed this piece with “language of flowers” as the concept. Ms. Yamamoto gave me some ideas for the style and the atmosphere of the music; I chose relevant flowers for her.... Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned by the renowned percuss...
  • The Language of Flowers for Percussion Quartet
    The Language of Flowers for Percussion Quartet
    Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned by a renowned percussionist Mariko Yamamoto. Since the theme of the concert where this work was premiered was “Flowers Dance”, I titled it “Language of Flowers”. I was told about the atmosphere of music when first asked to compose. Therefore, I have picked flowers that best depicted the atmosphere of the music. The... Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music Commissioned by a renowned percussio...