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Shimizu, Daisuke

  • Simple Gift (score)
    Simple Gift (score)
    This work, an arrangement of the 3rd movement Simple Gift (for woodwinds and percussion) from The Improving Dance - Four Episodes, was commissioned by the Showa Wind Orchestra and premiered in December 2003 under the direction of Shinta Fukumoto. With the suggestion of a melancholic character in homage to victims of the ongoing Iraqi War, this movement was written to provide a “Gift of... This work, an arrangement of the 3rd movement Simple Gift (for woodwinds an...   
  • Song of Gaia - Prelude, Dance and Song- (score)
    Song of Gaia
    - Prelude, Dance and Song- (score)
    Program Note A work loved by everyone in the world is my wish. This leads me to select the title and the tune. Though the song is divided into three parts, like a small suite, it is performed without breaks.Prelude has a fanfare-like image, Dance is a rhythmic movement with much percussion in a 10/8-meter beat. The basis of this movement is rock and pop style. Song is a magnificent movement... Program Note A work loved by everyone in the world is my wish. This leads me...  
  • Welcome to the Imagination World (score)
    Welcome to the Imagination World (score)
    Commissioned by the Naniwa Orchestral Winds, April, 2008. While working on the piece, I contacted director Mr. Nobuyuki Kanai numerous times via email. “What musical form do you want?” “What duration?” “What would be a good title?” Mr. Kanai had a specific vision. I was surprised and at the same time impressed with his concept. It was most enjoyable being able... Commissioned by the Naniwa Orchestral Winds, April, 2008. While working on ...