Theatrical pieces including operas シアトリカル・ピース

オペラ『昔噺人買太郎兵衛』

Opera“The Old Tale − Tarobei, The Slave Dealer"(1959)
libretto : Ichiro Wakabayashi/若林一郎作
for baritone, soprano, tenor and chamber orchestra
D.:26 min. 30 sec.
F.P. : June 1959, NHK (broadcast), Masanori Tomotake(bar.), Kyoko Satomi(sop.), Iwao
Yoshioka(ten.) and The Chamber Ensemble conducted by Tadashi Mori
F.p. (stage):June 1961, Tokyo. Masanori Tomotake(bar.), Hisako Miura(sop.) and Kosajiro
Yoshizumi(ten.) conducted by Tadashi Mori and directed by Hideo Kanze
Piano score on sale. Full score and parts for hire. Zen-On

オペラ『ニホンザル・スキトオリメ』

Opera "Clairvoyant Monkey Painter"(1965)
libretto : Hajime Kijima/台本:木島 始
D.:80 min.
commissioned by NHK
F.p. : March 1965, NHK (broadcast), Mieko Takizawa(sop.), Tadahiko Hirano(bar.), Ryozo Kanaya(ten.), Tokyo Philharmonic Choir and NHK Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hiroshi Wakasugi

オペラ『鳴神』

Opera"Narukami"(1974)
libretto : Michio Mamiya/台本:間宮芳生
orch : 2.1.2.2-1.0.1.1-perc.(5)-harp(2)-cel.-piano-4.4.4.2, 2
4 singers (soprano, tenor, 2 baritons)-male chorus
D.:60 min.
F.p. : June 1974, NHK (TV), Miwako Matsumoto(sop.), Yoshinobu Kuribayashi(bar.)
conducted by the composer

バレエ音楽『鬼来迎』

Kiraigo(1977)
ballet music
for organ and 4 percussionists
D.:17 min.
commissioned by NHK
F.p. : March 1977, Tokyo

オペラ『夜長姫と耳男』

Opera "Yonaga-hime and Mimio"(1990)
libretto : Masanori Tomotake from the novel by Ango Sakaguchi / 台本:友竹正則
(坂口安吾の小説より)
5 singers(2 sopranos, tenor, 2 baritons), 2 actors and chamber ensemble (2 fl., cl., Futozao-sangen, perc., piano(cemb.), vn. and vc.)
D.:65 min.
commissioned by Mito Geijutsu-kan.
F.p. : May 1990, Mito, Kiyomi Toyota, Kenji Mizuno etc. conducted by the composer and
directed by Kooichi Kimura

『やまなし』

"Wild Pear"(1996)
story by Kenji Miyazawa/物語:宮澤賢治
for narrator, flute, 2 violins, viola, cello and piano
D.:15 min.
F.p. : October 1996, Tokyo, Tomoko Mariya (narr.), Yoyo Ma (cello) etc.

オラトリオ『近未来潮』

Oratorio "Future Surges"(1999)
for soprano, baritone, mixed chorus, shomyo singing, narretors and orchestra
orch : 2.2.2.2-4.3.3.1-4 perc.-harp-sop・, bar・, chorus-strs.
D.:35 min.
commissioned by Narita-san Shinsho-ji
F.p. : January 25,1999, Tokyo, Opera Sity Concert Hall, Eiko Hiramatsu (sop.), Yoshiaki
Takezawa (bar.), Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus, Narita-gakuyu-kyoukai choir, priests of Narita-san (shomyo) and Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Michio Mamiya