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Works

Update:mar.2021


TFS (2021) [for Soprano Saxophone and Ensemble] [video] [score] duration: ca.3'50"

Takuro Ogawa, SopSax 1; Nao Daimon, SopSax 2; Moe Kirimoto, AltSax; Takumi Kainuma, TenSax; Mariko Takeshita, BariSax;
Kenta Yasuda, Hrn; Yuki Nishida, Cb; Mutsuko Tajima, Piano

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 06/03/2021 Ishikawa


Say Hello to Mr. Beethoven (2020) [for Alto Saxophone and Piano] [video] [score] duration: ca.14'00"

Takuro Ogawa, Alto Saxophone; Mutsuko Tajima, Piano

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 27/12/2020 Kanazawa

commissioned by Takuro Ogawa


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[for Bb Clarinet, Euphonium and Piano] [video] [score] duration: ca.5'00"

Ensemble H[akka]

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 24/01/2021 Hiroshima


Un-en-hyōbyō (雲烟縹緲) (2020) [for Shamisen, Koto and Orchestra] [video] [score] duration: ca.7'30"

Jun'ichi Hirokami, conductor; Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 14/02/2021 Kanazawa


Shifting (2020) [for (Remote) Orchestra] [video] [score] duration: ca.4'00"

Ryosuke Asano, conductor; Orchestra Ensemble Free

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 31/07/2020 [youtube]

commissioned by Ensemble Free


Re-Myrninerest #19 (2019-20) [for Alto Saxophone and Saxophone Ensemble (or Strings)] [video] [score] duration: ca.14'00"

Yo Matsushita, Alto Saxophone; YSA

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 09/02/2020

commissioned by Yo Matsushita, YSA


Sonata for Saxophone and Piano (2019) [score] duration: ca.30'00"

I. Moderato [video]

II. Scherzo [video]

III. Tempo rubato - Andante semplice [video]

IV. Toccata [video]

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 25/10/2019(1st movement only) Yo Matsushita and Koki Kuroiwa

commissioned by Masashi Oshiro and Yo Matsushita


Soundtrack Suite (2019) [for 箏(koto) and Piano] [video] [score] duration: ca.11'00"

Miki Yamamizu, 箏(koto); Machiko Shoju, pf

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 21/11/2019

commissioned by Miki Yamamizu and Machiko Shoju


Songs of Momochi (2018-2019) [video] [score] duration: ca.1h

Yo Matsushita, sax; Masayuki Nakamura, pf

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 03/02/2019


Music for "Tobrau" (2018) [video1] [video2]

Yuji Uragami, tap dance; Hiroko Nuihara, contemporary dance;

Yo Matsushita, sax; Chisato Yamazaki, drs; Shoichi Asai, pf

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 25/08/2018


Voyager From The East (2017/2019) [for Tenor Saxophone and Piano] duration: ca.20'00"

Shoki Sai, tenor sax; Satoshi Kawauchi, pf

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 01/06/2017 commissioned by Shoki Sai (Sonatine for Tenor Saxophone and Piano)

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Iridescent clouds (彩雲) (2017) [for Wagakudan(Japanese traditional instruments ensemble)] [sound] duration: ca.12'30"

Wagakudan "Koh"

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 22/05/2017 commissioned by Wagakudan "Koh"


Ballade Concertante (2017) [for Soprano Saxophone and Piano] [video1] [video2] [video3] duration: ca.22'00"

Yuko Susuki, soprano sax; Ryoko Narita, pf

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 13/05/2017 commissioned by Yuko SUSUKI


Walking in the wrong direction (2017) [for Large Saxophone Ensemble] [video] duration: ca.10'30"

Tokyo University of the Arts, students

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 16/02/2017 commissioned by Tokyo University of the Arts, the saxophone department


Fox sleep (2016) [for 7 Wind instruments and Percussion] [sound] duration: ca.4'40"

Kamishihi Junior High School Brass Instrument Club

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 12/2016 commissioned by Kamishihi Junior High School


Fantasy-Sonata (2016) [for 6 Saxophones, Contrabass and Percussion] duration: ca.4'50"

Makuhari Sohgoh High School Symphonic orchestra

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 12/11/2016 commissioned by Makuhari Sohgoh High School


Choreophelia (2016) [for Soprano Saxophone, Jazz Trio and Saxophone Quartet] duration: ca.19'

I. Concertino [video]

II. Melodies [video]

III. Perpetuum mobile [video]

OGURA Taishi Project

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 20/08/2016 commissioned by Taishi Ogura


Floral Ornament [vector graphics] (2016) [for Saxophone Quartet and Solo Saxophone[opt.] ] [sound] duration: ca.6'

OGURA Taishi Project

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 20/08/2016 commissioned by Taishi Ogura


Alcoholism (2015) [Hogaku Quartet] [video] duration: ca.7'

Hogaku Quartet - Reison Kuroda, shakuhachi; Hiroyasu Nakajima, Yuiko Terai, Noriko Hirata, 箏(koto)

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 18/09/2015 commissioned by Hogaku Quartet


Seigyo(Ctrl)-Daiyo(Alt)-Sakujo(Del) (2015) [Saxophone Quartet] [sound] duration: ca.11'

Tsukuba Saxophone Quartet

FIRST PERFORMANCE : Jul.2015 commissioned by Tsukuba Saxophone Quartet


Departure from the "Forgetting Curve" (2014/2015) [Orchestra] [sound] duration: ca.11'

Ensemble Free; Ryosuke Asano, conductor

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 24/05/2015 commissioned by Ensemble Free


Ohayo Oyasumi Express (2015) [Vn, Hrp] duration: ca.6'

X [iksa] - Yasutaka Henmi, violin; Takayo Matsumura, harp

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 21/03/2015 commissioned by X[iksa]


_524DCA1A.ksh (S.Asai/Saitone) (2015) [Alt.sax, Elec(8bit)] [sound(excerpt)] duration: ca.13'

Kazuki Muramatsu, alto saxophone; Saitone, 8bit

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 28/02/2015 commissioned by Kazuki Muramatsu


Paganini Remix for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra (2013/2015) [video1] [video2] [soundcloud] duration: ca.14'

Aichi Chamber Orchestra

Daisuke Mogi, conductor; Yo Matsushita, alto saxophone

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 11/02/2015 commissioned by Yo Matsushita


Hachimenreiro (2014) [Sho, Koto] duration: ca.7'

Duo Nano - Naoyuki Manabe, sho; Noriko Hirata, koto

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 21/01/2015 commissioned by Duo Nano


Pedant and Glasswork GOLDFISH (2014) [Vib.] duration: ca.7'40"

Mizuki Aita, vibraphone

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 29/01/2015 commissioned by Mizuki Aita


Ballad "Onde a terra se acaba e o mar comeca"(2014) [Sop.Sax, Pf] [sound] [score] duration: ca.4'

Kyohei Ebihara, soprano saxophone; Akari Tashiro, piano

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 29/11/2014


Magical thinking for Piano (2014) [sound(excerpt)] duration: ca.8'

Koki Kuroiwa, piano

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 01/12/2014


Bubo bubo for Violin and Saxophone (2014) [video] [sound] duration: ca.8'40"

Takuto Takagishi, violin; Yo Matsushita, saxophone[sop.& bari.]

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 01/12/2014


Techno-dependency (2014) [2Pf, 6hands] ca.7'00"

Ami Fujiwara & Yusuke Kikuchi, piano1; Masanobu Shinoda, piano2

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 23/10/2014


Anthologia (2014) [2Pf] duration: ca.10'

1.Prelude [sound] [score]

2.Fugue? [sound] [score]

2PF - Kosuke Kikuchi, piano1; Akari Tashiro, piano2

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 23/04/2014 commissioned by 2PF


The lecture report of Prof. Penguin (2014) [Sop.Sax, Ten.Sax, Pf] [video] duration: ca.8'

Trio-SHIZUKU - Masashi Oshiro, soprano saxophone; Toru Narita, tenor saxophone; Ryoko Narita, piano

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 19/04/2014 commissioned by Trio-SHIZUKU


Welcome to the island of flowers and the hot spring (2013) duration: ca.6'40"

Yuiko Terai, koto; Seikyo Kuroda(Reison Kuroda), shakuhachi

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 05/10/2014


Jazz Sonata for Saxophone and Piano (2013) duration: ca.15'

I. Azure skies. [sound]

II. A small adventure in the summer. [sound]

III. Sonatine electronica. [sound]

Sax[1-2 alt; 3 sop] and Pf. option:pianica (melodica)

Kyohei Ebihara, saxophone; Akari Tashiro, piano

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 29/09/2013 commissioned by Kyohei Ebihara


Paganini Remix for Alto Saxophone and Band (2013/2015) [video] [score] duration: ca.15'

commissioned by Nobuya Sugawa and Yo Matsushita

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 14/09/2013

Yo Matsushita, alto saxophone; Shun-ichi Yamaguchi, conductor; Toyo Eiwa University Wind Ensemble

(Revised version) : 26/04/2015

Nobuya Sugawa, alto saxophone; Takeshi Ooi, cond; Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra


MinamiKaze-No-Wasuremono (2012) [sound] duration: ca.8'20"

Yo Matsushita, alto saxophone

FIRST PERFORMANCE : 20/11/2012 commissioned by Yo Matsushita







Shoichi Asai [旭井 翔一]