Commissioned by and dedicated to the Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio and premiered in 1989 in New York. List of abbreviations. Duration: ca. 15 minutes.
Commissioned by the Suntory Music Foundation, and dedicated to violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, who premiered the work with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra in October, 2002. With performance notes. Printed from the autograph. Duration ca. 25 minutes.
Dedicated to the Kronos Quartet.
Satoh plays a lute built in 1610 by Laurentius Greiff.
With Chiyomi Yamada, soprano; Walter van Hauwe, recorder; and Toyohiko Satoh, flute.
Edited by Keijiro Satoh; with notes on performance by Aki Takahashi and analysis by Tsuneo Nakajima. With a thematic index. All musical and biographical notes in Japanese only.
Niimi is a member of the "Quatre et un", along with Ikebe, Nishimura, Fujiie and Satoh. ""Kazane" means "winds blow, winds sound..."" A study in sustained microtonal heterophony reminiscent of both gagaku and Giacinto Scelsi. Duratio circa fifteen minutes.
Commissioned by the Mito Geijutsukan and premiered in October 1999 at the Mito Geijutsukan Concert Hall by Hiroshi Koizumi, fl, Norio Satoh, gtr., Yasunori Yamaguchi, perc. Duration: ca. 12 minutes.
Contents: Their Song / William Duckworth -- Inner Journey / Thomas Buckner -- A Distant Harmony / Jacques Bekaert -- Situations I / David Wessel -- Burning Meditation / Somei Satoh.
Yamada performs songs by Luis de Narvaez, Miguel de Fuenllana, Giulio Caccini, John Dowland, Constantijn Huygens, Claudio Monteverdi, and Koide Ichijyuro. With Toyohiko Satoh, lute and vilhuela; and David van Ooijen, theorbo and romantic guitar.
Commissioned by the 9th annual concert of Groupe des Quatre et ses ami(e), and premiered in November 2002 by Yasushi Arai and Kazushi Satoh. The term bacteria is taken here as the most primitive form of life. In three movements. With program notes. Duration ca. 17 minutes.
Giovanni Sollima: Lamentatio -- Evan Ziporyn: Honey From Alast -- Shirish Korde: Joy Somei Satoh: Birds In Warped Time II -- Zhao Jiping: Summer In The High Grassland -- Ljova: Shadow and Light. Performed by duoJalal: Kathryn Lockwood, viola; and Yousif Sheronick, percussion.
Contents: Emerald Tablet (1978) -- Echoes (1981).