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CM : Commissioned by    PB : Published at    PZ : Prize

Solo Works

Liebeslieder (Love songs), for flute solo(1985) 12'
PZ : Ancona International composition competition, 1986. Italy

L'Abandon,
1st version
L'Abandon, for guitar and pre-recorded tape(1990-1992) 15'
1. L'Abandon 2. Norwegian Wood 3. Dance, Dance, Dance

2nd version
L'Abandon, for synthesizer(SY77 or TG77)and Midi(1990-1992) 15'
1.L'Abandon 2. Norwegian Wood 3. Dance, Dance, Dance

Innocent, for piano solo(2000) 12'

Jungibility, for piano solo(2005`2006) 10'
CM : Ellen Ugelvik

We will meet again, for piano solo (2009) 7'

Corridors of light, for flute solo (2012) 4'
CM: Reiko Manabe (HIbari hibari-charity)
(it is on the internet broadcasting program hibari-charity.com)

The Piece under the song"Ah,vous direi-je,Maman ", for piano solo (2013) 1'

Broken Dream of a Giraffe, for piano solo (2014) 12'
CM:Yusuke Sato

One story of Ferris 145, for piano solo (2015) 3'
CM: Ferris University

Duo Works

Are you going with me?
1st version
Are you going with me?, for vibraphone and piano(1987) 6'

2nd version
Are you going with me?, for 2 guitars(1987) 6'

Zauberspiegel (magic mirror), for oboe and keyboard (piano, synthesizer DX-7 II) (1988) 10'

Silent Light, for mandolin and harpsichord(2001) 15'
CM : Akihiro Fukaya

Two Pieces for Two Mandolins(2002) 10'
1.Water Dance 2.The Crane Juggler
CM : Akihiro Fukaya,Hirotaka Nozaki

LigAlien III, for vn and hp(2007) 8'

Shade of darkness, for fl and ten.sax(2012) 10'
CM:Masahito Sugihara

Elegy, for 2 vns (2013-2014) 10'
CM:Sarah Plum

Shade of darkness, for fl and vc (Revised 2014) 10'

Adieu and rebirth, for vibraphone and piano (2014-2015) 13'

Chamber Works

Duende, for vn, fl, cl, T-bells, vib(1982) 10'
PZ : The 3rd Irino Prize, 1983
PB : Ongakugeijutsu, 1983

Felicitas , for 15 instrumentalists(1983`1984) 13'

Kreislauf (Cycles), for percussion quartet(1985) 18'

Octet, for 2fls, 2obs, 2cls, 2bns(1986) 8'

Four Pieces for Six Players (fl (+picc, alt, bass), ob, cl (+bass cl, sop sax),trb, perc, pf)(1987) 15'
1. Khyal 2. Labyrinthe d'orfeo 3. Are you going with me?4. Die verzerrte Variation

Casablanca
1st version
Casablanca, for sax (sop, alt, bar), keyboard(DX7-II), va, cb(1989) 3'30

2nd version
Casablanca, for sax(sop, alt, bar), 2 synths (DX7-II), va(1989) 3'30

L'Abandon, for 14 guitars (1990-1992) 15'
1. L'Abandon 2. Norwegian Wood 3. Dance, Dance, Dance

Octet in Two Movements, for cl, hrn, guit, pf, 2 percs, vn, cb(1993) 10'

Snow shadow, The Crow and The Jelly Fish, for guit, hp, perc, rubab(1989) 12'
CM : American embassy in Tokyo

Mugen No Tsuki, Mugen No Hoshi (Infinite Moon, Imagined Stars), for koto, 17-string koto, sho, hichiriki, vn(1998) 14'
CM : Teiko Kikuchi

String Quartet(1999) 11'

Song of the Pig-Mary (Paradox Love Song), for 6 mouth organs(2000) 15'

Moon Cherry, for shakuhachi, koto, 17-string koto(2000) 8'

LigAlien I, for sop sax, ten sax, pf(2003) 9'
CM : Masahito Sugihara

LigAlien II, for hichiriki, 17-string koto, vn(2003) 14'
CM : Hitomi Nakamura

LigALien IV, for Sop.Sax, Ten.Sax, Pf (2007-2008) 12'

LigALien X, for Shakuhachi, vn, vc, pf (2009-2010) 10'

Works for voice(s) and ensemble

Sexality , for mez sop, va, 3 synths(2DX7-II, SY77)(1988-1989) 4'30
Lyrics by Mari Takano

Women's Paradise, for f-chor, mez sop, sax (sop, alt, bar), va, 3 synths(2DX7-II,SY77), sampler, midi(or tape)(1988-91)(concert version) 16'
1.Das unendliche Geschwaetz 2. Sexality 3. Casablanca 4. L'abandon
Lyrics by Mari Takano

Blumen Arie(Flower aria)
1st version
Blumen Arie(Flower aria), for sop, va, pf, 2 synths, perc, guit(1993)from the Chamber Opera "Die Schneekoeigin" (The Snow Queen) 7'10
CM : Hamburger Kulturbehoerde (Cultural Office of the Town of Hamburg)
Lyrics by Elmar Gehlen

2nd version
Blumen Arie(Flower aria), for sop, va, pf, guit(1997)from the Chamber Opera "Die Schneekoenigin" (The Snow Queen) 7'10
Lyrics by Elmar Gehlen

3rd version
Blumen Arie(Flower aria), for sop, vn, pf, guit(2000)from the Chamber Opera "Die Schneekoenigin" (The Snow Queen) 7'10
Lyrics by Elmar Gehlen

Raben-Szene(Crow scene)
1st version
Raben-Szene(Crow scene), for sop, ten, bar, va, perc, 3 synths, pf(1993) from the Chamber Opera "Die Schneekoenigin" (The Snow Queen) 14'
CM : Hamburger Kulturbehoerde (Cultural Office of the Town of Hamburg)
Libretto by Elmar Gehlen

2nd version
Raben-Szene(Crow scene), for sop, ten, bar, va, perc, sax (sop, alt, bar), 2 synths, pf(1995)from the Chamber Opera "Die Schneekoenigin" (The Snow Queen) 14'
CM : Hamburger Kulturbehoerde (Cultural Office of the Town of Hamburg)
Libretto by Elmar Gehlen

Chamber Opera "Die Schneekoenigin" (The Snow Queen), concert version of the Second Act, Scene 1-5, for 2 sops, ten, bar, va, perc, sax (sop, ten), cl (bas cl), guit, 2 synths, pf (1995)
CM : Hamburger Kulturbehoerde (Cultural Office of the Town of Hamburg)
Libretto by Elmar Gehlen

Vocal Works

Two Chansons, for sop, pf(1997) 14'
The End of the Affair, Vacation No Pal
CM : The 4th Kanagawa Art festival (concert with Barbara Hendricks)
Lyrics by Mari Takano and Hubertus Dreyer

Choral Works

Drei Stuecke fuer Stimmen (Three pieces for voices)
1st version
Drei Stuecke fuer Stimmen (Three pieces for voices), for ten. solo and mixed choir, 2 recorders, 2 percs (to be performed by the singers ad lib.)(1986-87) 15'
1. Inori 2. Madonna 3. Song of The Pig-Mary

2nd version
Drei Stueke fuer Stimmen (Three pieces for voices), for ten. solo and mixed choir (1986-87) 15'
1. Inori 2. Madonna 3. Song of The Pig-Mary

Orchestral Works

Kokai, for orchestra and piano solo(1984) 14'
3(I=picc).3.3.3-4.3.3.1-perc(4)-harp-strings
PZ : Foerderpreis der Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart 1985.

Flute concerto, for flute and string orchestra (1.Chicago 2.The only flower in the world 3. Walking) (2004-2006) 30'
CM : Robert von Bahr,Sharon Bezaly

Opera

Women's Paradise, for f-choir, mez sop, sax (sop, alt, bar), va, 3 synth(2DX7-II,SY77), sampler, midi(or pre-recorded tape)(1988-91)(Abstract Opera) 16'
1. Das unendliche Geschwaetz 2. Sexality 3. Casablanca 4. L'abandon

Die Schneekoenigin (The Snow Queen), Chamber Opera(1992-)

Theater Music

Theater Music Beautiful Mythology of Japan, for vn and pf (2007) 20'
CD-OP0852A(2008)

Electronic Work

Full Moon, for vn and electronics(2008-2009) 12'
FP : March 8, 2009. Music From Japan Festival 2009 CM : Music From Japan Festival 2009

Dream Chat, for electronics (2012) 8'

Dream chat, for 17 String Koto& 20String Koto and Electronics (2012) 9'
CM: Media Project Vol.11

Works with Japanese Traditional Instruments

Mugen No Tsuki, Mugen No Hoshi(Infinite Moon, Imagined Stars), for koto, 17-string koto, sho, hichiriki, vn(1998) 14'

Moon Cherry , for Shakuhachi, koto, 17-string koto(2000) 8'

LigAlien II, for hichiriki, 17-string koto, vn(2003) 14'



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