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Komei Abe

(1911—2006)


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(b Hiroshima, 1911; d Tokyo, 2006).

Japanese composer and conductor. Prof. of comp., Kyoto Univ. of Arts 1969–74. Works incl.: Theme and Variations, orch. (1936); vc. conc. (1942); pf. conc. (1945); sym. No.1 (1957), No.2 (1960); Serenade (1963); Sinfonietta (1965); Variations on a Subject by Grieg, brass ens. (1972); 14 str. qts. (1935–92); 2 fl. sonatas (1948, 1949); cl. quintet (1942); pf. sextet (1964); pf. sonatina (1970); 3 sonatas for children, pf. (1972); Kaze No Yukue, sop., pf. (1993); Kareno Komachi, mez., pf. (1994); choral mus.; songs; film mus.

Subjects: Music.


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