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Atsuhiko  Gondai

Born: September 6th, 1965
Country of origin: Japan
Atsuhiko Gondai was born in 1965 in Tokyo.  He studied composition at Toho Gakuen School of Music, and from 1990 to 1992 attended the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Freiburg as a DAAD scholar. From 1993 to 1994 he was resident in Paris as a researcher in the Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists, and until 1995 studied computer music at the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM).

He studied composition with Yasuo Sueyoshi, Klaus Huber and Salvatore Sciarrino, computer music with Philippe Manoury, and organ with Zsigmond Szathmary. 

In addition to taking 1st place in the 1991 Valentino Bucchi Composition Competition, 2nd place in the 1992 International Composer’s Competition "Kazimierz Serocki" and has been awarded numerous other prizes at home and abroad.

Gondai has researched musical space as a rite grounded in Catholic religious belief. In recent years he has collaborated with the Buddhist priest Shomyo chanters and broken new ground through interchange with Buddhist music.

He has also been active as a concert producer. Further, beginning with MERZBOW of noise music, he has engaged in many collaborative projects with filmmakers, dancers, choreographers, and architects. In 1999 he released the first CD of his own collected works, "ritratto rosa." In 2000 he delivered lectures at Victoria University, Wellington and at Auckland University in New Zealand. In 2003 he stayed in Bergen, Norway as an Artist in Residence and had lectures at the the Grieg Academy of the University of Bergen. He is currently based in Kanazawa and Paris where he works on composition projects. 

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  1. Transient Bell

    Transient Bell

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: piano
    Order No.: SJ 1172
    €18.00  *
  2. The Beginning of the End / After the End

    The Beginning of the End / After the End

    for chamber orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: chamber orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  3. Goshiki Sange

    Goshiki Sange

    for clarinet, string trio and piano
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: clarinet, string trio and piano
    Edition: performance material
  4. Toki

    Toki

    for orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  5. Dead End

    Dead End

    for organ and orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: organ and orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  6. Utopia

    Utopia

    nowhere
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  7. Time No Longer

    Time No Longer

    for wind orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: wind orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  8. Vice Versa

    Vice Versa

    for orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  9. Falling Time to the End

    Falling Time to the End

    for orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  10. Omega

    Omega

    for viola and orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: viola and orchestra
    Edition: performance material

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Atsuhiko Gondai was born in 1965 in Tokyo.  He studied composition at Toho Gakuen School of Music, and from 1990 to 1992 attended the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Freiburg as a DAAD scholar. From 1993 to 1994 he was resident in Paris as a researcher in the Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists, and until 1995 studied computer music at the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM).

He studied composition with Yasuo Sueyoshi, Klaus Huber and Salvatore Sciarrino, computer music with Philippe Manoury, and organ with Zsigmond Szathmary. 

In addition to taking 1st place in the 1991 Valentino Bucchi Composition Competition, 2nd place in the 1992 International Composer’s Competition "Kazimierz Serocki" and has been awarded numerous other prizes at home and abroad.

Gondai has researched musical space as a rite grounded in Catholic religious belief. In recent years he has collaborated with the Buddhist priest Shomyo chanters and broken new ground through interchange with Buddhist music.

He has also been active as a concert producer. Further, beginning with MERZBOW of noise music, he has engaged in many collaborative projects with filmmakers, dancers, choreographers, and architects. In 1999 he released the first CD of his own collected works, "ritratto rosa." In 2000 he delivered lectures at Victoria University, Wellington and at Auckland University in New Zealand. In 2003 he stayed in Bergen, Norway as an Artist in Residence and had lectures at the the Grieg Academy of the University of Bergen. He is currently based in Kanazawa and Paris where he works on composition projects. 
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per page
  1. Transient Bell

    Transient Bell

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: piano
    Order No.: SJ 1172
    €18.00  *
  2. The Beginning of the End / After the End

    The Beginning of the End / After the End

    for chamber orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: chamber orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  3. Goshiki Sange

    Goshiki Sange

    for clarinet, string trio and piano
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: clarinet, string trio and piano
    Edition: performance material
  4. Toki

    Toki

    for orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  5. Dead End

    Dead End

    for organ and orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: organ and orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  6. Utopia

    Utopia

    nowhere
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  7. Time No Longer

    Time No Longer

    for wind orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: wind orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  8. Vice Versa

    Vice Versa

    for orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  9. Falling Time to the End

    Falling Time to the End

    for orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  10. Omega

    Omega

    for viola and orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: viola and orchestra
    Edition: performance material

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