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Trinita Sinfonica (1953)
Instrumentation: 4-3-3-3, 4-3-4-1, 4 perc, 2 hp, pf, str
Duration: 16'
Prize: Second Prize at NHK Orchestra Work Competition
Premiered by NHK Symphony Orchestra in 1954

Three Festal Ballads (1954)
[Memories of the Fair, "Danjiri"at Night, A Puppet Show]
Instrumentation: pf solo (Alt.version: 4 koto)
Duration: 15' (4'45"+4'30"+5'00")
Publisher: Zenon Music Publisher

Osabai (1955)
Instrumentation: fl,ob, cl, 2 bn, 2 hn, tpt, 2 tbn, 2 perc
Duration: 14'

Sinfonia Gamula (1957)
Instrumentation: 5-5-5-5, 8-5-3-2, 10 perc, str

Summer Poem (1958)
[Sanobori, Urabon, Tanabata, Sassei]
Instrumentation: pf solo (Alt.version: shaku, 3 20-koto, b-koto)
Duration: 13' (3'00"+2'40"+3'55"+3'00")
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Symphony "Joya" (1960)
Instrumentation: 3-2-3-3, 4-3-4-2, 5 perc, 2 pf, synth, str
Duration: 22'

Trois Ballades Enfantaines de Awa (1960)
[Jeu de Cercle, Berceuse, Mariage de la Chatte]
Instrumentation: mix-chor, pf
Duration: 8'20" (2'20"+3'30"+2'20")
Publisher: KAWA I Gakufu (now free)

Shunrai (Thunder of Spring) (1960)
Poem: Nanako Miki
Voice: bar
Instrumentation: pf
Duration: 7'
Publisher: Zenon Music Publisher

Suite for Mixed Chorus "Chasing the Light" (1961)
[The Glow of Fireflies, Fireworks, Stream of Light, The Ocean Awakes]
Poem: Nanako Miki
Duration: 12' (2'55"+1'50"+2'10"+4'00")
Publisher: KAWAI Gakufu (now free)

Mixed chorus suite based on melodies of the Sunda district (1961)
[Song of Chintz, Let's Go Dancing, Lovesong of Java]
Poem: Nanako Miki
Duration: 11' (3'20"+3'20"+3'40")
Publisher: Tokyo Ongakusha (now free)

Old Songs of Indochina
[Under the Hoa-dai Tree, Shower Comes Unexpectedly, Fishing, Farewell]
Poem: Nanako Miki
Duration: 10' (2'15"+1'35"+50"+3'30")
Publisher: Tokyo Ongakusha (now free)

Sonnet I (1962)
Instrumentation: 3 shaku
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Ode to Oceanid (1962)
Poem:Nanako Miki
Instrumentation: pf
Duration: 8'
Publisher: KAWAI Gakufu (now free)

Choral Poem in Awa (1962)
[Taishime, Mugiuchi, Mochitsuki, Mizutori, Tatara]
Duration: 16' (2'30"+3'00"+3'00"+3'40"+4'15")
Publisher: Ongaku no Tomo Sha

Kurudando Cantata for Japanese instruments and mixed chorus based on melodies of the Amami district (1963)
[Kurudando and Ito, Barcarol, Dance of August]
Voices: mix-chor,
Instrumentation: fue, 3 shaku, 3 shami, b-koto, 3 perc
(Alt.version: pf with a percussion)
Duration: 15' (7'00"+3'45"+4'00")
Publisher: Ongaku no Tomo Sha (now free)

Requiem (1963)
[Prelude, Ist movement, 2nd movement, 3rd movement, 4th movement, 5th movement]
Poem: adapted from Polynesian folklore/supplementary text: Nanako Miki
Voices: bar solo, m-chor(or mix-chor)
Instrumentation: orch(1-1-2-1, 4-4-3-1, 3 perc,3-6 db)
(Alt.version: 2 pf or 1pf 1org, or 1 pf)
Duration: 34' (1'50"+7'00"+6'10"+8'00"+5'40"+7'00")
Publisher: KAWAI Shuppan

Husband the Hen - an operetta in one act (1963)
Original story: Maupassant
Libretto: Tetsuj Kono, Hiroshi Katsuki
Voices: sop, ten, bar, m-chor,
Instrumentation: orch(1-1-1-1 0-1-1 3perc,db)
Alt,version: sop, ten, bar, 6 female singers, fue, shaku, b-tbn, vn, perc, pf
Publisher: Ahn & Simrock, Munich (now free)

To the Winter Sun (1964)
Poem: Nanako Miki
Voice: sop or ten(or f-chor),
Instrumentation: pf
Duration: 2'
Publisher: Zenon Music

Life's Boat Song (1965)
Poem: Kiyomitsu Odagiri
Duration: 6'
Publisher: KAWAI Gakufu (now free)

Wakamono wa Itsumo (1965)
Poem: Kiyomitsu Odagiri
M-chor(or mix-chor)
Duration: 2'
Publisher: KAWAI Gakufu (now free)

Sextet for Wind Instruments and Piano (1965)
[1st movement, 2nd movement, 3rd movement]
Instrumentation: fl, ob, cl. bn. hn. pf
Duration: 18' (7'15", 4'30", 7'29")

Those Days (1966)
Poem: Michizo Tachihara
Voice: bar(or m-sop),
Instrumentation: pf(or guit),
(Alt.version: m-chor with pf)
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Paraphrase after Ancient Japanese Music (1966)
[Prelude, Sohmon, Tanomai, Ruika, Kagai]
Voice: sop vocalise
Instrumentation: fue, 2 shaku, shami, biwa, 2 koto, b-koto, 2perc
Duration: 28' (8'+5'+2'45"+4'30"+6'30)

The Mole's Tale (1966)
[A Greeting just after Waking up, To the Stars Faraway, The Pain under the Ground, In the Midst Of a Transient Peace, From the Darkness into Darkness]
Poem: Kiyomitsu Odagiri
Instrumentation: 2perc
Duration: 25' (2'40"+5'30"+4'40"+4'10"+7'00")
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Figures for Four Groups (1967)
[Aya, Iki, Kuse, Toh]
Instrumentation: Aya=2koto+b-koto, Iki=2fue+2shaku, Kuse=2shami+biwa,
Duration:22' (5'30" each)
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Kikimimi - a musical drama for children (1967)
Libretto: Asaya Fujita
Voices: children's solos, chorus,
Instrumentation: orchestra of school instruments
(Alt,version : sop, mez, ten, bar, 2 female voices, vn, pf, 3 recorders by singers)
Duration: 18'

Tomurai no Uta (1967)
Poem: Satoshi Akiham
Voice: any voice
Instrumentation: guit
Duration: 3'

Time for Marimba (1968)
Insrtumentation: marimba solo
Publisher: Ongaku no Tomo Sha

Ballades for Winging (1968)
Poem: Satoshi Akihama
Voices: mix-chor, ten
Instrumentation: 2 fue, 3 shaku, hichiriki, 3 shami, biwa, 3 koto, b-koto, 2 perc,
Duration: 22'

It Might as Well Be Stopped (1968)
Poem: Rokusuke Ei
Voices: children's voices
Instrumentation: fl, tpt, tbn, vn, pf, db, drums
Duration: 3'

Song of the Wind (1969)
Poem: Akira Mine
Instruentation: pf (or 20-koto)
Duration: 3'
Publisher: Hoso Shuppan Kyokai

Ballades for Koto Solo Vol, I, "Winter" (1969)
[Little Overture, The Longing, A Winter Night, Lullaby for My Doll, The Coming of Spring]
Instrumentation: Koto solo (13 strings)
Duration: 16' (3'+2'30"+4'30"+3'30"+3'30")
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra (1969)
[1st movement, 2nd movement (there are two ending versions)]
Instrumentation: marimba solo, orch(3-3-3-2, 4-3-3-1, 4 perc, hp, str
Duration: 23' (10'30"+12'00")
Publisher: Norsk Musikforlag

Jo no Kyoku - Prelude for Shakuhachi, Koto, Shamisen and Strings (1969)
NB: the first Piece of "Eurasian Trilogy"
Instrumentation: shaku, 20-koto, f-sha mi, str
Duration: 16'
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Tennyo (1969)
Instrumentation: 20-koto solo
Duration: 16'
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Gaki (1970)
Poem: Satoshi Akihama
Duration: 10'
Publisher: Ongaku no Tomo Sha (now free)

Kokyo (1970)
Instrumentation: shakuhachi solo
Duration: 12'
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Convexity - Concerto for three groups of Sankyoku and a Japanese Drum (1970)
Instrumentaion: fue, 2 shaku, 2 shami, biwa, 13-koto, 20-koto, b-koto, J-Drum
Duration: 23'

Marriage (1970)
Poem: Ryuichi Tamura
Voice: alt
Instrumentation: sho, b-koto, 5 perc, str
Duration: 2'

Kieyuku Seika - for the closing ceremony of the Sapporo Olympic Games (1971)
Poem: Tokiko Iwatani
Instrumentation: brass band

Barbaric Glees (1971)
[Sayonara wa Gomenda, Hitoribotchi no Blues, Yatei, Nen Nen Komoriuta, Motenu Onoko no Zareuta]
Poem: (1)(4) Satoshi Akihama (2) Asaya Fujita (3)(5) Kiyomitsu Odagiri
Duration:12' (2'10"+1'30"+1'45"+2'30"+3'15")
Publisher: KAWAI Gakufu (now free)

Sao no Kyoku (Venus in Spring) (1971)
Instrumentation: 21-koto solo
Duration: 9'
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Tastuta no Kyoku (Venus in Autumn) (1971)
Instrumentation: 21-koto solo
Duration: 9'
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Tanu Tanu Ballade (1971)
Voices: child-chor, bas,
Instrumentation: fue, hichiriki, 3 shaku, shami, biwa, 2 13-koto, 20-koto,
b-koto, 3 perc

Miyabi no Uta (1971)
Instrumentation: shaku, b-koto
Duration: 6'
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Hinaburi no Odori (1971)
Instrumentation: shaku, b-koto
Duration: 9'

Warabeuta ni Yosete (1972)
Instrumentation: 13-koto solo
Duration: 4'

Particpation I, II, III - Textbook on an ensemble of any Japanese instruments (1972)
Instrumentation: duet(or trio) for Japanese instruments
Duration: 3' each

Ne, Ushi, Tora, U / Yok Kon Kon (1972)
Poem: Hiroo Sakata
Voice: any voice
Instrumentation: Japanese instruments(or pf)
Duration: 2' each
Publisher: Hoso Shuppan Kyo kai

Sohmon II (1972)
Instrumentation: 21-koto
Duration: 15'

Ne-Tori - Ceremony for Opening (1973)
Instrumentation: nohkan, 2 shaku, 2 shami, 2 biwa, 21-koto, 2 13-koto, b-koto,
2 perc
Duration: 10'-15'

Hakuyoh (1973)
Instrumentation: vn, 21-koto
Duration: 25'-28'

Dances Concertantes No.1 - "Four Seasons" (1973)
[Spring is Dancing, Whirling Water, Autumn and Harvest Dance, Flower of Wind,
Instrumentation: fue 2 shaku, shami, biwa, 2 13-koto, b-koto, 2 perc
Duration: 20'-25' (4'30"+2'45"+3'15"+5'10"+3'35")

Poem in the Evening (1973)
Instrumentation: shaku, 13-koto, shami
Duration: 7'
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Participation IV, V, VI - Textbook on an ensemble of any Japanese instruments (1973)
Instrumentation: duet(or trio) of Japanese instruments
Duration: 3' each

Hanako, Taro, Ha Ta Ha Ta - piano pieces for children (1973)
Duration: 2' each

Koto Futae (1973)
[1st chapter, 2nd chapter, 3rd chapter]
Instrumetation: 2 13-koto
Duration: 11' (4'30"+2'50"+3'30")
Publisher: Zen-on Music

Koei (1974)
Instrumentation: shaku solo, 13-koto, tsuzumi

Ha no Kyoku (Koto Concerto No. 1) (1974)
NB: the second piece of "Eurasian Trilogy"
Instrumentation: 21-koto solo, orch (2-2-2-2, 4-3-2-1, 4 perc, str
Duration :24'

Honju (1974)
Instrumentation: shami(thin-neck type) solo
Duration: 9'
Publisher: TA photo & sound office, Inc

Aya II (1974)
Instrumentation: 2 13-koto, b-koto
Duration: 7'

Muma no Shirabe
[Boat Song, Begger's Song, Lullaby]
Poem: Satoshi Akihama
Instrumentation: song with 13-koto, db
Duration: 10' (2'00"+1'20"+6'00")

Matsu no Kyoku (1974)
Poem: Sanetomo Minamoto
Instrumentation: shaku, shami, 21-kto solo, 2 13-koto, b-koto, f-chor
Duration: 16'

Ki Do Ai Raku (1974)
M-chor(or mix-chor),
Instrumentation: biwa, shaku, 13-koto
Duration: 20'

Tsutsuji no Otome (1975)
[Matsuri, Kaigoh, Yamaji, Ai, Komori-uta, Karasu, Umeki, Hakyoku, Chinkon]
Poem:Yuichi Inagaki
Mix-chor, narration
Instrumentation: pf,
Duration: 35' (3'00"+3'00"+2'30"+4'00"+4'20"+1'50"+1'00"+1'50"+3'20")

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