Compositions

Compositions of Kei Koito (1980-1992)

Between 1980 and 1992, Kei Koito composed quite a few works for various instruments and ensembles.

  • Sensation (on a poem by A. Rimbaud) for voice & piano (1980)
  • Passacaglia for organ (1981)
  • Esquisse Alpha for 2 pianos (1982)
  • Orestes Stasimon for choir (1983)
  • Permutation (adapted from the studies of P. Klee) for organ and 2 assistants (1984)
  • Tours du silence for chamber ensemble (voice, woodwinds, brass, percussion & double bass) (1985)
  • Labyrinthe dynamique for brass ensemble (1985)
  • Fragment on « Wenn aus der Ferne … » (on a poem by F. Hölderlin) for organ (1986)
  • Splendid Rotation for 2 amplified harpsichords (1986)
  • In step, shoulder to shoulder for string quartet (1986)
  • Passenger (on a poem by J. Nishiwaki) for trumpet & organ (1987)
  • Cristal Axe for organ & 2 assistants / organists (1988)
  • Return (Homage to J.S. Bach) for cello & prepared piano (1989)
  • Poème pulvérisé (on a poem by R. Char) for voice & percussion (1990)
  • Transmutations (unfinished) :
    I, for solo voice
    II, for oboe
    III, for trombone
    IV, for percussion
    V, for ensemble.

In 1992, Kei Koito stopped composing and started concentrating solely on baroque organ performance.