MUSIC FROM JAPAN COMPOSER PROFILE


Mr. Minoru Miki

 
Birthplace:                            Tokyo, Japan
 


Award:                                 NHK Prize
                                       "Trinita Sinfornica"
Award:                                 Excellence Prize
                                       4 record set-Arts Fest.
Year:                                  1979
Award:                                 Tokuhsima Shinbun-sha
                                       cultural prize
Year:                                  1974
Award:                                 NHK Prize
                                       for "Trinita Sinfornica"
Year:                                  1953
Studies:                               Tokyo National University
                                       Composition studies
Compositions on file:
A Poem at Dusk,1973
Ai for Shakuhachi and Strings,1978
An Actor's Revenge, an opera in two acts,1979
Arisa no Tameni,1986
At the Flower Garden, a mini opera,1985
August 1945,1983
Autumn Fantasy,1980
Awa (our) Rhapsody,1987
Awa Kitobun I, II, III,1981
Awa no Tanuki Bayashi,1980
Aya II,1974
Ballades for Koto Solo, Vol. III, "Summer",1983
Ballades for Koto Solo: Vol. 4, "Autumn",1990
Ballades for Koto Solo: Vol. II, "Spring",1976
Ballades for Winging,1968
Ballades for koto,1969
Barbaric Glees,1971
Bareisho no Hana,1992
Beijing Requiem,1990
Berodashi Chomma - Karaku in one act,1980
Cassiopeia 21,1982
Choral Hannya Sutra for male chorus,1988
Choral Poem in Awa,1962
Choral Suite Jodo,1980
Concerto Requiem (Koto Concerto No. 3),1981
Concerto for marimba and orchestra,1969
Convexity,1970
Dance Tragedy "Tsuru",1978
Dances Concertantes 2, "Naruto Hicho",1977
Dances Concertantes 3, "A Tale of Hachiro",1980
Dances Concertantes I- Four Season,1973
Dances Concertantes No. 4, "Kita no Uta",1984
Figures for four groups,1967
Folk Symphony "Den Den Den",1994
From the East,1979
From the Land of Light,1987
Fuyu no Hae,1992
Fuyu no Yobanashi,1993
Gaki,1970
Godzilla is Dancing for small orchestra,1988
Ha-No-Kyoku,1974
Hakuyoh,1973
Hanako, Taro, Ha Ta Ha Ta,1973
Hanayagi,1976
Hatsushirabe,1982
Hinaburi,1971
Hinaburi,1975
Hinaburi no Odori,1971
Hiroba no Uta,1976
Honju,1974
Hote, for Japanese instruments,1976
Husband the Hen (alt. version),1963
Husband the Hen - an operetta in one act,1963
Iki,1967
It Might as Well Be Stopped,1968
Iwai Uta,1990
Iwaki Dance,1981
Japan 120,1982
Jo-no-Kyoku,1969
Jo-no-Kyoku for strings,0
Joruri, an opera in three acts,1985
Kaiware no Uta,1983
Kaminoyama Kakashi Bayashi,1990
Kayagum Danjo,1985
Ki Do Ai Raku,1974
Ki no Kane,1992
Kieyuku Seika,1971
Kikimimi - a musical drama for children,1967
Kimi ni Sasegeru Ai no Uta,1982
Koei,1974
Kokyo for shakuhachi solo,1970
Koto "Hatsune shuu",1978
Koto Concerto No. 5,1985
Koto Futae,1973
Kurudando,1963
Kyu no Kyoku (Symphony for Two Worlds),1981
Life's Boat Song,1965
Little Suite,1980
Mai,1992
March 1930,1982
Marimba Spiritual,1984
Marriage,1970
Matsu Yo,1979
Matsu no Kyoku,1974
Matsu no Kyousoukyoku (Koto Concerto No. 4),1984
Mebae ( A Young Sprout ),1972
Michozuki no Koma,1988
Mitsuyama Bansho - a dance drama,1979
Mixed chorus suite based on melodies of...,1961
Miyabi no Uta,1971
Modern Japanese Marimba Pieces,1972
Muma no Shirabe (Boat Song, Beggar's Song...),1974
Murasaki no Fu,1979
Ne, Tori  Ceremony for Opening,1973
Ne, Ushi, Tora, U/Yok Kon Kon,1972
New Kagurauta,1979
Nohara Uta, 22 songs with violin and piano,1987
November Ballade,1976
Ode to Forest (second part of "Yui II"),1983
Ode to Oceanid,1962
Old Songs of Indochina,1961
Onitte Ittai Nandarou,1979
Oniuchi Sarumaru, an opera in one act,1992
Organ Nirvana,1988
Orichi Den, a folk opera in one act,1992
Osabai,1955
Overture "Japan",1990
Overture and Shunnoden from Shunkin Sho,1978
Paraphrase after Japanese ancient music,1966
Participation I, II, III,1972
Participation IV, V, VI,1973
Piano Trio,1986
Poem in the Evening,1973
Poemusica "Frog Fantasy",1986
Rainbow Overture,1983
Requiem,1963
Requiem Lontano,1981
Rhapsody,1984
Rondo for Tanomai,1980
Rubi,1977
Ruri Hikyoku (from opera "Joruri"),1985
Sabishii tokiwa Hadashi ni Natte,1976
Sabuka no Hana,1976
Sao no Kyoku (Venus in Spring),1971
September 1950,1983
Sextet for Wind Instruments and Piano,1965
Shamisen Kijyuusou,1982
Shiki Emaki Hokkaido - Ten to Chi to Hito,1981
Shin-Yachiyo-Jishi(arr.),0
Shirabe,1980
Shizuka & Yoshitsune, a grand opera in 3 acts,1993
Shunkin-Sho, an opera in three acts,1975
Shunrai (Thunder of Spring),1960
Sinfonia Concertante per Wasan,1976
Sinfonia Gamula,1957
Sohmon II,1972
Sohmon III for soprano, marimba and piano,1988
Song of the Wind,1969
Sonnet II,1982
Sonnet III,1982
Sonnet V,1982
Sonnett IV,1982
Sonnette,1962
Soul for Japanese and Korean ethnic orchestra,1989
String Quartet,1989
Suite Jodo,1980
Suite for Mixed Chorus "Chasing the Light",1961
Summer Poem,1958
Summer Poem (Japanese Instruments),1958
Symphonic Rokudan,1994
Symphony "Joya",1960
Symphony from Life,1980
Symphony from Life Autumn Fantagy...,1980
Tanu Tanu Ballade,1971
Taro,1977
Tatsuta no Kyoku (Venus in Autumn),1971
Tennoh Han to Yamata no Orochi,1990
Tennyo,1969
Terute and Oguri, a musical drama in 2 parts,1993
The Mole's Tale for Male chorus and Perc.,1966
The Monkey Poet, musical-opera in two acts,1983
The Venus in Autumn,1971
The Venus in Spring,1971
The Young Sprout,1972
Those Days,1966
Three Festal Ballads,1954
Three Festal Ballads (4 Koto version),1954
Three Works for 20 string koto solo,0
Tidal Sounds,1980
Time (for Marimba),1968
To the Winter Sun,1964
To the Winter Sun (with Female Chorus),1964
To the Winter Sun (with Tenor),1964
Toh,1967
Tomurai no Uta,1967
Touge no mukou ni Nani ga Aruka,1982
Trinita Sinfonica,1953
Trio for violin, cello and piano,1986
Trois Ballades Enfantaines de Awa,1960
Tsuki ga Mita Tabiji ( Moonlight on the journ,1990
Tsuki no Usagi, a Karaku for children,1982
Tsuru for Ballet,1978
Tsuru, Karaku in one act,1978
Tsutsuji no Otome,1975
Umi koishi,1983
Urakagura, Seikai no Houkoku,1976
Visions of Rice,1977
WA for 6 Japanese instruments,1976
Wakahime, a grand opera in three acts,1991
Wakamoto wa Itsumo,1965
Warabeuta ni Yosete,1972
Wasan Concerto,1976
Yomigaeru, a folk opera in two acts,1992
Yoshitsune Daiko/Kincho Daiko,1991
Yui I,1982
Yui II for Koto and Cello,0
Yui III "Flowers and Water",1985
Z Concerto,1992
Z Conversion,0

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