Koshi -An Ancient Festival- (1998 revised version)

Originally composed for orchestra with a title of “A Festival”, and arranged for brass band in 1980.

Taking into account of recent progress of performance technique, the brass band version is revised in 1998.

For details of the music, see 1980 original arrangement.

– Commission

Commission work for theYamaha Symphonic Band (1980)

Revised in 1999 for session recording

– Premier

  • Date : 1999
  • Place : (Session Recording)
  • Cond. : Yoshihiro Kimura
  • Performed by :Osaka Municipal Symphonic Band

– Also available for

  • orchestra

– Instrumentation

– CD/DVD

  • Fu-Mon – Hiroshi Hoshina Master Works / Yoshihiro Kimura /Osaka Municipal Symphonic Band /Brain (BOCD-7403)
  • Beethoven Symphony No.9 / Hiroshi Hoshina / Joso Gakuin High School Symphonic Band / Brain Music (BOD-3011)

– Comments

The 1998 revised version is available as rental music only.

Sheet sell music of the original arrangement (1980) is available from Kosei Music Publishing.


Japanese TitleKoshi (1998 kaiteiban)
Westean TitleAn Andient Festibal1998 version
Published from
Original scoreHoshina Music Office
Year1998
Performance time15:00
Level (1~5)45
Sound SampleDVD/CD
Availability from Hoshina Music OfficeRental Sheet Music
Price CategoryStandard Rental Price
JASRAC work code032-3930-6