Fujiie, Keiko

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Fujiie, Keiko

Fujiie, Keiko, Japanese composer; b. Tokyo, July 22, 1963. She received training at the Tokyo National Univ. of Fine Arts and Music (graduated, 1987). She was awarded the Asian Cultural Counsel fund and lived in N.Y. in 1992–93.

Works

ORCH Malposition (Tokyo, June 6, 1985); Panorama (1986); Clarinet Concerto (1986; rev. 1993); Intermezzo for String Ensemble (1986); Jade Sea Panorama (1992; Amsterdam, Sept. 11, 1993); Beber for Chamber Orch. (1994); Guitar Concerto (1997); Kyoto- Reverberation for Guitar, Double Bass, and Orch. (1997). CHAMBER: Reunion for Flute, Violin, Cello, Piano, and 2 Percussionists (1984); 3 Pieces for Clarinet (1985); Pas de Deux I and 17 for Piano (1987–89); String Trio (1988–92); Midday Island for 6 Players (1991); Flower Garden for 5 Percussionists (1992); Bodrum Sea for Guitar (1992); Samsara for Wind Quintet (1993); Yellow Cow for Oboe, Accordion, and Double Bass (1993); Suite for Violin (1996); Be It Dream or Reality for Cello and Piano (1997); The Day Spring Returned for Violin, Double Bass, and String Quartet (1998); Sun and Moon for Guitar and Double Bass (1998). VOCAL: Love Song for Soprano, Flute, Harp, Double Bass, and Percussion (1987); Nobody, Not Even the Rain, Has Such Small Hands for Mezzo-soprano, Prepared Piano, 4-Hands, and Tape (1990); Fountains for Paradise for Chorus, Guitar, and Violin (1995); Nina de Cera for Mezzo-soprano, Guitar, Piano, and String Quartet (1995); In Their Shoes for Voice, Violin, Cello, Guitar, and Piano (1998).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire