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  • CHACONNE Partita No.2 BWV.1004 [ver. 1988]
    CHACONNE Partita No.2 BWV.1004 [ver. 1988]
    → Chaconne for Wind Ensemble [ver. 2017] Instrumentation Flute I Flute II Piccolo Oboe Bassoon Clarinet in Eb Clarinets in Bb I Clarinets in Bb II Clarinets in Bb III Alto Clarinet in Eb Bass Clarinet in Bb Alto Saxophones in Eb I, II Tenor Saxophone in Bb Baritone Saxophone in EbHorns in F I, II Horns in F III, IV Trumpet in Bb I Trumpets in Bb II, III Trombones I, II Trombone III Euphonium... → Chaconne for Wind Ensemble [ver. 2017] Instrumentation Flute I Flute ...  
  • Flower Clock
    Flower Clock
    When you hear the words “Flower Clock”, perhaps you envision a beautiful large clock decorated with flowers in a park. However, this title refers to actual blooming time. The 18th century Swedish botanist and physician Carl von Linné listed over 500 plants to identify flowering times, but many of them are not available in Japan. On a different topic, when I was considering this... When you hear the words “Flower Clock”, perhaps you envision a ...   
  • Fu-Mon
    Fu-Mon
    A richly harmonized three-part work in a lyrical contemporary style. With an abundance of flowing phrases over a rhythmic undercurrent, this work is perfect for developing blend, rhythmic precision and legato phrasing. Features mature writing that is very accessible technically and stylistically. A beautiful tonal work that can fit into a variety of programming needs. Instrumentation Fl... A richly harmonized three-part work in a lyrical contemporary style. With an...  
  • Funa-Uta for Band
    Funa-Uta for Band
    Commissioned by the Kure Band of Japan Maritime Self Defense Force. Funa-Uta, a kind of Barcarole, is based on two folk songs from the Setonaikai (the Inland Sea) area in the western part of Japan. The form is A-B-A. In the A section, a folk song from Kagawa Prefecture Kompira Fune-fune is used, and in the B section, a folk song from Hiroshima Prefecture Ondo no Funa-uta is used. The form is... Commissioned by the Kure Band of Japan Maritime Self Defense Force. Funa-Ut...   
  • Jocuri Poporale Romanesti
    Jocuri Poporale Romanesti
    Six dance movements segue between haunting beauty and wild excitement. Seasoned composer Yo Goto skillfully translates Bartok's intentions in a surprisingly accessible manner with no loss of intensity. Can be performed with 1 oboe, 2 trumpet and 2 horn parts, but is still a mature sounding collection for any band. Instrumentation Fl.1&2 Picc. Ob.1&2 Eb Cl. Cl.1&2 B.Cl. A.Sax.... Six dance movements segue between haunting beauty and wild excitement. Seas...   
  • Les trois notes du Japon
    Les trois notes du Japon
    I. La danse des grues (Tancho cranes' mating dance) II. La riviere enneigee (Snowy river) III. Le fete du feu (Nebuta festival) This spectacular suite, written for the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, offers three visions of Japanese environment and life that, while Eastern in motivation, are resoundingly modern wind orchestra in style. Brilliant flourishes of the Tancho cranes mating dance,... I. La danse des grues (Tancho cranes' mating dance) II. La riviere ennei...  
  • Machu Picchu - City in the Sky
    Machu Picchu - City in the Sky
    Explaining the significance of Machu Picchu begins with remembering the Incan empire at its zenith, and its tragic encounter with the Spanish conquistadors. 378 years later an archeologist from Yale University, Hiram Bingham, rediscovered "Machu Picchu", a glorious mountaintop Incan city that had escaped the attention of the invaders. At the central high point of the city stands its... Explaining the significance of Machu Picchu begins with remembering the Inc...   
  • Pompeii
    Pompeii
    Pompeii - the Ruins Know Its Long and Magnificent History was commissioned for and dedicated to Hofstra University Symphonic Band and Dr. Peter Loel Boonshaft in Long Island, New York. Through Bravo Music I received a warm note from Dr. Boonshaft describing his love and passion for my compositions such as Machu Picchu: City in the Sky - The Mystery of the Hidden Sun Temple and Nazca Lines - The... Pompeii - the Ruins Know Its Long and Magnificent History was commissioned ...