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Biography of YOSUKE FUKUDA


Japanese Composer , Arranger and Director

Date of birth: 4.19.1975

He has had a love for music since his boyhood and enjoyed a synthesizer and other music instruments. He began to compose music with a DTM (desktop music) system when he was 11 years old.
He has learned music composition and arrangement by self-education until now.
He joined wind orchestra bands in his junior high school and high school.

He obtained his first chance to compose music for a commercial play when he was a high school student. He mainly composes wind orchestral music and chamber music.

His work "Dancing in the wind - KAZENOMAI" won the 14th ASAHI-Composition Prize (first place) in 2003. This tune has performed by a lot of wind orchestras in Japan and his works came to be known. The CDs and scores of his music are published by various publishers. Among them, the CDs of "Disney on Brass" (Yutaka Sado & Siena Wind Orchestra) and "Copland & Gershwin" (Kim Seikyo & Siena Wind Orchestra) are especially popular in the market.

His main activities are listed below;
- Music Composition and arrangement for plays, dances, movies, TVs, and events,
- Music and sound design of surround sound,
- Composition and arrangement of wind orchestral and chamber music,
- Coaching and conducting not a few wind orchestras.

He has earned a good name and reputation for his multi dimensional music composition ability. His music style spreads from dynamic and symphonic music to simple and catchy tunes.


Composition - Wind Band Music

year title Dur. SCORE SOUND Grade
2010 Wing Colors I.Red Wing II.Blue Wing III.Silver Wing 10:00 4
2009 Firefly Fantasy 8:00 Winds-Score Winds-Score 4
2009 Saxophone Chansonnet - Concerto Saxophone Concerto (Solo - S,A) 20:00 sample 1 2 3 4 <Digest> 1 2 3 4 5
2009 NOGAKE-S"AMURAI - Fantasia for Band 9:00 4
2009 Gentle Clouds - Air for Band 6:00 3
2009 Philharmonic Stepps!! for Philharmonic Winds OSAKAN 5:00 4
2009 Starry Journey - Prelude 5:00 Winds-Score Brain Music <Digest> 4
2009 SAKURA Symphonia Based on "SAKURA-SAKURA" (Japanese Traditional) 5:00 sample
sample (MIDI)
4
2008 TEN-JIN Prelude 5:00 sample sample 4
2008 Wings through the rainbow Wind Band and Brass Band 6:00 sample 3
2008 L'evantaille de papillon 7:00 Winds-Score Winds-Score 4
2008 HANA-EN-BU 7:00 Brain Music <Rental> Brain Music <Digest> 4
2008 Fantasia I - Beauty and Wisdom 7:00 sample sample 4
2008 Songs for Morning 6:00 sample 4
2008 Signals from Triton 7:00 Winds-Score Winds-Score 4
2008 IZAYOI - Secret Moon 5:00 sample sample(MIDI) 3.5
2007 LOVE POP SOUL! 5:00 Winds-Score Winds-Score 4
2007 Rhapsody VII - JADE 7:00 sample

sample

4.5
2007 Sky Corridor - Rhapsody for Band 8:00 sample sample 3.5
2007 Scherzo for Band - KAEN-BAYASHI 4:00 sample sample(MIDI) 4
2007 The door to the paradise - Concert overture 5:00 sample sample 3.5
2006 March - Brand new day SHITAYA-Encouragement Aword : 2nd Prize 4:00 Foster Music KYO-EN XI <Digest> 4
2006 Landmarks of invisible Shines for Wind Orchestra 8:00 sample sample 4
2006 Symphonic Dances for Wind Ensemble I.Renaissance Dances 2.Tango 3.Hoe-Down
4.Spiritual(Bon-Odori-Uta) 5.Berry Dance
22:00 Brain Music <Rental>

sample 1 2 3 4 5

5
2005 Journey to hopeful skies - Concert March 4:00 sample 4
2005 HOU-OH - Phoenix Rhapsody 5:00 sample sample(MIDI) 4
2003 Douchu Rhapsody Based on "OEDO-NIHONBASHI" (Japanese Folk Tune) 7:00 Wind Art Wind Art 4
2003 Dancing in the wind - KAZE-NO-MAI 14th  ASAHI Composition Aword : 1st Prize
AJBA2004 Test piece
5:00 BRAVO Music etc. 4
2001 Pastorale Printemps 5:00 sample sample 3
2000 Suite Romanesque 1.Overture Marziale 2.Chorale 
3.Scherzo of Callion 4.Glorious March 
8:00 sample 1 2 3 4 sample(MIDI) 1 2 3 4 3
1999 KA-GU-RA for Band SHITAYA-Aword : 2nd Prize 8:00 Brain Music <Rental> KYO-EN III <Digest> 4
1997 FU-GA-KU II 7:00 Wind Art sample 4
1996 Lyric of Red Maple 1996 Composition Contest for Wind Band : 
Original Special Prize
4:00   sample 3
1993 Festive Ode 12:00     sample 5


Composition - Chamber Music

year title Dur. SCORE SOUND Grade
2009 Rhapsoby XI - The moon in the Forest Mix8 : Fl1-2,Cl,BSx,Tp,Hr,Eu1-2 6:00 sample sample(MIDI) 4
2009 KEN-BAI Mix8 : Cl,B.Sx,Tp,Tb,Tu,Perc3 5:00 sample sample 3.5
2009 The Harvest Songs Mix4 : Fl,Cl,A.Sax,Perc 5:00 sample sample 3
2009 Candybox Ragtime Brs5 : Tp1-2,Hr,Tb,Tuba 5:00 sample sample(MIDI) 3.5
2009 Chanson of sickle moon Mix7 : Cl1-2,A.Sax,B.Sax,Tp,Hr,Tb 5:00 sample sample 3
2009 Rondo Pastorale Mix6 : Fl.Cl.Tp1-2,Hr1-2 6:00 sample 3.5
2009 Evening Rondp Mix4 : Cl.1-2,A.Sax,Tp 6:00 sample sample(MIDI) 4
2009 Destination of Flower WW4 : Fl.1-2,E.Hr,Bsn 5:00 sample sample 5
2009 Phantom Tango Mix8 : Sax,Tp.1-2,Hr,Tb,Tuba,Perc1-2 6:00 sample 4
2008 Eternal times or drops Perc.7 6:00 Brain Music
WAKO Record 5
2008 Arabesque d'anches WW3 : Ob.1-2,Cl. 6:00 sample 4.5
2008 Scarlet Steps Sax3 : A.Sx,T.Sx,B.Sx
WW3 : Fl, Ob, Cl
5:00 Foster Music(Sax) sample(Sax-MIDI)
sample(WW-MIDI)
4
2008 Trio Chansonnet Brs3 : Trp,Trb,Euph 5:00 sample sample(MIDI) 4
2008 REN-JISHI Brs7 : Trp.1-2,Hr,Trb.1-2,Euph,Tuba 5:00 Brain Music
Brain Music
sample
5
2008 Swell Fellow WW8 : Fl.1-2,Cl.1-2,Bsn.A.Sx,T.Sx,B.Sx 5:00 Brain Music
sample 5
2008 Swell Fellow Mix8 : Cl.A.Sx1-2,Trp1-2,Tuba,Drum,Perc. 5:00 sample 4
2008 Silky Pavane Sax5 : S.Sx, A.Sx1-2,T.Sx,B.Sx
Mix5 : Fl,T.Sx,Hr,Trb.Euph
5:00 Foster Music(Sax) sample(Sax-MIDI) 3.5
2008 Bouquet Sonnet Mix7 : Fl,Cl,T,Sx,Trp,Hr,Trb,Euph 4:00 sample 3
2008 Renaissance Danses Brs5 : Trp.1-2,Hr,Euph,Tuba 4:00 Brain Music
Brain Music
4
2008 Chanson - "Le Ciel" Mix8 : Fl,Cl.1-2,B.Cl.A.Sx,T.Sx,Perc.1-2 5:00 sample sample 4
2008 Danses Gothic Mix8 : Ob,Cl,Bsn,Trp,Hr,Trb.Perc.1-2 6:00 sample sample 4
2008 Bouquet Sonnet Sax3 : S.Sx,A.Sx,B.Sx
WW3 : Fl, Ob, Cl
5:00 Foster Music(Sax) sample(Sax-MIDI)
sample(WW-MIDI)
4.5
2008 Rhapsody X - Dragon High Mix.8 : Cl,T.Sx,B.Sx, Trp1-2,Trb,Euph.Perc. 5:00 sample sample 5
2008 Saxophone Chansonnet Sax.6 : S,A1.2,T.1.2, B 20:00 Foster Music sample
1 2 3 4
5
2007 Frosty Steps Perc.6 6:00 sample sample 3
2007 Rhapsody IX - La Parfum Mix7 : Fl,SSx,ASx1.2,Trp,Euph,Perc 6:00 sample sample 4
2007 Rhapsody VIII - Devil's kiss Cl.6(Bbx6) 6:00 sample sample 4.5
2007 Delicious Rhapsody Sax.Ens : Ssx1-3,Asx1-3,Tsx1-3,Bsx1-3 10:00 sample sample 4.5
2006 Six tickets to S Mix6 : Asx.TSx.BSx.Tb.Perc1.2 5:00 sample sample 3.5
2006 Idyll WW3 : Fl.Ob.Cl 6:00 Brain Music
Brain Music<Digest>
sample(初演版)
4
2006 Rhapsody VI - Arrow to indigo Mix6 : Fl12.ASx.Tp.Perc1.2 6:00 sample 4
2006 Rhapsody V - Masquerade Mix5 : Fl.Cl.Hr.Eu.Tu
WW5 : Fl,Ob,Cl, Hr, Bsn
5:00 sample(WW5)
sample(Mix5)
sample(WW5)
sample(Mix5)
4
2006 Fantasia - Glowing Tree Brs.Ens : Tp1-3.AHr12.
Tb12.Eu12.Tu.Perc1-5
8:00 3
2006 Symmetric Sonata Brs4 : Tp12.Tb.Eu
(Original : Tp.Asx.Tb.Eu)
20:00 sample 5
2006 Rhapsody IV - Moon Dance Mix9 : Fl1-3.Ob.Cl.ASx.Tp.Perc1.2
7:00 sample sample 4
2006 Rhapsody III - RIN Perc.3 6:00 Brain Music
WAKO Record 4
2006 HANA-EN-BU Brs8 : Tp12.Hr12.Tb12.Eu.Tu 6:00 Brain Music
Plarm YOKOHAMA
<Digest>
4.5
2005 Rhapsody II - Desire to your bud WW8 : Fl.Cl1-4.ASx.TSx.Bsn
WW6 : Fl1-2.Cl1-3.BCl
5:00 sample sample 4
2005 Rhapsody I - The way far a way Mix8 : Fl.Cl1-2.ASx.Trb.Eu,Tu.Perc 5:00 sample sample 3
2005 Perfume de Verre Rec.5 / Sax4 5:00 Winds-Score Winds-Score 4
2004 Sonatine Rec.5 / WW5 / Cl4 6:00 sample(Cl4)
sample(WW5)
sample(MIDI)
1 2 3
3
1997 Divertiment for Woodwind Quintet WW5 : Fl,Ob,Cl, Hr, Bsn 25:00 sample
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
4.5
1995 HANDS for 5 Percussionists Perc.1-5 4:00 sample sample 3
1993 Suite Lyrique WW5 :Fl.Ob.Cl.ASx.BCl. 7:00 4


Composition - Solo Works

year title Dur. SCORE SOUND
2001 Epiphyllum by MANABU ORIMA (Pf.) Pf. 7:00
2007 KURENAI Sonata - in deeper reds by KOSUKE MURAMATSU (Sax) Ob.Asx.Pf 6:00 sample
2008 Sonata Cafe by TAKASHI WADA (Cl.) Cl.Pf 16:00 sample
1 2 3 4 
sample
1 2 3 4 


Contact
Composer, Arranger and Director
YOSUKE FUKUDA 
(TOKYO, Japan)

fukudayosuke@jcom.home.ne.jp


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