Shirotomo Aizawa

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Shirotomo Aizawa (愛澤伯友 Aizawa Shirotomo, Shiloh?, born November 8, 1962) is a Japanese composer, conductor and multimedia creator.

Education[edit]

Born in 1962,[1] Aizawa graduated from metropolitan Tokyo Hibiya High School, the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, and a graduate school composition course with a full national scholarship. He then further studied in Berlin and the Vienna National Music School, and Hochschule in a conducting course.

He has done ecriture study with Yuzuru Shimaoka and Koichi Uzaki, composition study with Akira Miyoshi, Teruyuki Noda and Makoto Shinohara, and conducting study with Francis Travis, Julius Kalmer and Seiji Ozawa (Gusthorer).

Works[edit]

  • Signifiant pour orchestra (1988, Tokyo)
  • Kouro-zen Shakuhachi solo (1991, Tokyo)
  • Tou-sei Shakuhachi, oh-kawa (1998, Tokyo)
  • Su-ohu Japanese instrument ensemble (1998, Tokyo)
  • Ride Solo Ichigen-kin (2001, France)
  • Phase IIc Cl., Cor., SQ (2005, Tokyo)
  • Temp de temp Cl., Perc. (2007, Washington DC)
  • Deposition Shakuhachi, Vn., Vc., Cl., Perc., Pf (2007, Washington DC)
  • Shiso-chou Shakuhachi, live-electronics (2008, Japan)

Books[edit]

  • Music of Japan Today Chapter 4; Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2008),ISBN 1847185622

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miki, Minoru; Marty Regan; Philip Flavin (1 September 2008). Composing for Japanese instruments. University Rochester Press. p. 229. ISBN 978-1-58046-273-0. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 

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