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Koh, Chang-Su

  • Cherry Blossom Brilliance (score)
    Cherry Blossom Brilliance (score)
    Delightful festive music written with rhythmic triplets, the work features brilliant brass sections, resonating chimes, and contrasting emotional interludes. The ephemeral life of cherry blossoms are expressed with a compelling melody. The basic motive of the piece, triplets are used technically and attractively, with varied tempi, alternating between ternary and duple feel.Instrumentation ... Delightful festive music written with rhythmic triplets, the work features b...  
  • Chirche for Wind Orchestra (score)
    Chirche for Wind Orchestra (score)
    Program Note Commissioned by A-Winds Nara Amateur Wind Orchestra. Chirche is a rhythm pattern found in traditional Korean music. Of the myriad rhythmic styles called "Jangdan”, Chirche is the most complicated and challenging. The time concept is similar to5/8+5/8+6/8 (or 3/8 twice) +5/8+5/8+5/4. As rhythm is the theme of this piece, the percussion scoring becomes very important. Please... Program Note Commissioned by A-Winds Nara Amateur Wind Orchestra. Chirche i...   
  • Divertimento based on Chatsumi for Woodwinds Quintet
    Divertimento based on Chatsumi for Woodwinds Quintet
    Also Available DisitallyDisital Sheet Music “Chatsumi,” a song authorized by the Ministry of Education, is used as a theme for this four- minute piece. As “Divertimento” means, the motif is cheerful and familiar. However, since great skill is required of each instrument, it is suitable either for amateurs who want to test their abilities or as an encore song for... Also Available DisitallyDisital Sheet Music “Chatsumi,” a song autho...
  • Fantajia for Wind Orchestra (score)
    Fantajia for Wind Orchestra (score)
    Instrumentation Piccolo & Flute 1st & 2nd Flutes Oboe English Horn in F Bassoon (div.) Clarinet in Eb 1st Clarinet in Bb(div.) 2nd Clarinet in Bb 3rd Clarinet in Bb Bass Clarinet in Bb Contrabass Clarinet in Bb Soprano Saxophone in Bb Alto Saxophone in Eb Tenor Saxophone in Bb Baritone Saxophone in Eb1st & 2nd Horns in F 3rd & 4th Horns in F 1st & 2nd Cornets in Bb 1st Trumpet... Instrumentation Piccolo & Flute 1st & 2nd Flutes Oboe English Horn i...  
  • Introduzione ed Allegro con bravura for Brass & Perc Septet
    Introduzione ed Allegro con bravura for Brass & Perc Septet
    Also Available DisitallyDisital Sheet MusicInstrumentation 2 TptHn3 TbnTimp Also Available DisitallyDisital Sheet MusicInstrumentation 2 TptHn3 TbnTimp...   
  • Korean Dances (score)
    Korean Dances (score)
    I. Preludio II. Passacaglia III. Rondo Utilizing a simple traditional Korean motif, Koh in three movements weaves an alternately reflective and spectacular scene that reveals his very mature ability, evidenced by a reserved sense of tasteful development leading to a rewarding and logical conclusion. Instrumentation Picc.(Fl.3) Fl.1&2 Ob.(E-Hrn.) Bsn. Eb Cl. Cl.1,2&3 B.Cl. A.Sax.1&2... I. Preludio II. Passacaglia III. Rondo Utilizing a simple traditional Korea...   
  • Mindscape for Wind Orchestra (score)
    Mindscape for Wind Orchestra (score)
    Mindscape offers a panorama of one's mental state. It begins with a haunting percussion adagio "fantasy," then abruptly shifts to extended complex rhythmical structures for the full ensemble. This considerable angst resolves into a calmer, familiar andantino of percussion and winds, still with troubling undercurrents of doubt. A brief coda surprisingly concludes the piece. The A/B/A... Mindscape offers a panorama of one's mental state. It begins with a hau...   
  • Musica quinque plena (SCORE)
    Musica quinque plena (SCORE)
    Program Note Commissioned by Tokyo Ryusei Wind Orchestra. Following the same band’s 2018 commission of Triplo Triplum, written in ternary feel throughout, this work is in quintuple meter from beginning to end. (The title says “quintuple meter” in Latin) Though its consistently quintuple, there are possibilities to employ various groupings such as 5/4, 5/8, 2+3, 3+2 and intricately combine... Program Note Commissioned by Tokyo Ryusei Wind Orchestra. Following the sa...