Keiko Abe

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Long considered one of the finest marimbaists in the world, Keiko Abe is also a composer of note, having contributed a number of pieces to her instrument's standard repertoire. Abe was introduced to the…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Dream of the Cherry Blossoms, for marimba 1983 Chamber Music
Wind in the Bamboo Grove, for marimba Chamber Music
Variations on Japanese Children's Songs, for marimba Chamber Music
Memories of the Seashore, for marimba Chamber Music
Mi-Chi, for marimba Chamber Music
Tambourin Paraphrase, for marimba Chamber Music
Prism, for marimba Chamber Music
Itsuki Fantasy for Six Mallets, for marimba Chamber Music
Wind Sketch, for solo marimba Chamber Music
Marimba d'amore, for marimba Chamber Music
Prism Rhapsody II, for solo marimba & orchestra (original version) 1996 Concerto
Little Windows, for marimba Chamber Music
Conversation in the Forest II, for marimba, saxophone, oboe & 2 percussionists 1993 Chamber Music
Kazak Lullaby, for marimba (based on a Russian folk song) Chamber Music
Frogs, for marimba Chamber Music
Ancient Vase, for marimba Chamber Music
Memories of the Seashore, for 2 marimbas 1986 Chamber Music
Reflections on Japanese Children's Songs II, for 2 marimbas Chamber Music
Prism Rhapsody II, for 2 marimbas, winds & percussion (revised version) 1996 Concerto
Piacer d'amor, for marimba (based on a theme by G. Martini) Chamber Music
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