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Atsuhiko  Gondai

Born: September 6th, 1965
Country of origin: Japan
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Conductor: Yuta Shimizu
2017-11-09 | Tokyo (Japan), Musashino Civic Cultural Hall
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. 
Conductor: Yuta Shimizu
2017-11-09 | Tokyo (Japan), Musashino Civic Cultural Hall

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  1. "Diesen Kuss der ganzen Welt"

    for piano
    Digital output
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    op. 131
    Instrumentation: piano
    Edition: single sheet
    Order No.: SJ 10026
    €2.99
  2. Omnia Tempus Habent

    Omnia Tempus Habent

    for piano and string orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: piano and string orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  3. Via Crucis / Via Lucis

    Via Crucis / Via Lucis

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: piano
    Order No.: SJ 1142
    €34.00
  4. Prelude to the Last 7 Days

    Prelude to the Last 7 Days

    for orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  5. l'arc-en-ciel

    l'arc-en-ciel

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: alto saxophone and piano
    Edition: score (also performance score)
    Order No.: SJ 1156
    €15.50
  6. wood still says nothing

    wood still says nothing

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: marimba
    Order No.: SJ 1155
    €13.00
  7. The Beginning of the End / After the End

    The Beginning of the End / After the End

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: chamber orchestra
    Edition: study score
    Order No.: SJ 1150
    €42.00
  8. Prelude to the last seven days

    Prelude to the last seven days

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: study score
    Order No.: SJ 1149
    €38.50
  9. jhapeta

    jhapeta

    funeral music I
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: study score
    Order No.: SJ 1170
    €33.00
  10. Dying Project

    Dying Project

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: mixed choir and piano
    Order No.: SJ 10002
    €27.50

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Profile
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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Conductor: Yuta Shimizu
2017-11-09 | Tokyo (Japan), Musashino Civic Cultural Hall
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per page
  1. "Diesen Kuss der ganzen Welt"

    for piano
    Digital output
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    op. 131
    Instrumentation: piano
    Edition: single sheet
    Order No.: SJ 10026
    €2.99
  2. Omnia Tempus Habent

    Omnia Tempus Habent

    for piano and string orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: piano and string orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  3. Via Crucis / Via Lucis

    Via Crucis / Via Lucis

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: piano
    Order No.: SJ 1142
    €34.00
  4. Prelude to the Last 7 Days

    Prelude to the Last 7 Days

    for orchestra
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: performance material
  5. l'arc-en-ciel

    l'arc-en-ciel

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: alto saxophone and piano
    Edition: score (also performance score)
    Order No.: SJ 1156
    €15.50
  6. wood still says nothing

    wood still says nothing

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: marimba
    Order No.: SJ 1155
    €13.00
  7. The Beginning of the End / After the End

    The Beginning of the End / After the End

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: chamber orchestra
    Edition: study score
    Order No.: SJ 1150
    €42.00
  8. Prelude to the last seven days

    Prelude to the last seven days

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: study score
    Order No.: SJ 1149
    €38.50
  9. jhapeta

    jhapeta

    funeral music I
    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: orchestra
    Edition: study score
    Order No.: SJ 1170
    €33.00
  10. Dying Project

    Dying Project

    Composer: Gondai, Atsuhiko
    Instrumentation: mixed choir and piano
    Order No.: SJ 10002
    €27.50

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