Appel, for alto saxophone, dedicated to Junichi Sato, is a tribute to Gérard Grisey.
Dedicated to Claude Delangle and Masanori Oishi, Appels croisés, is composed for two alto saxophones.
Masakazu Natsuda was born in Tokyo in 1968, son of Shoko Natsuda, composer. He studied composition with Masayuki Nagatomi, Teruyuki Noda and Jo Kondo at the faculty and the postgraduate course of the National University of Fine Arts and Music (Tokyo, Japan). Later he studied composition with Gérard Grisey [...]