MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Peter Garland

Composition Name: Jornada Del Muerto

Composition Date:                       1987 
Configuration:                         Chamber Orchestra
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                FLEX
Players:                               FLEX
Commissioned by:                       Herbert Henck and Westdeutsche
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y


American Premiere Venue:               The Asia Society
American Premiere City:                New York City
American Premiere Sponsor:             Music From Japan, Inc.
American Premiere Date:                1/14/89
American Premiere Performers:          Music From Japan Chamber Orchestra
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Aki Takahashi, Pianist
Author/Critic:                         Bernard Holland
Publication Date:                      1/16/89
Reaction:                              Negative
Synopsis:                              There is a helpless, drifting quality, like a variable breeze
                                       blowing through wind chimes.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        A

Publication:                           The Village Voice
Title:                                 Aki Takahashi
Author/Critic:                         Voice Ads
Publication Date:                      1/17/89
Reaction:                              Neutral
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The Village Voice
Title:                                 In the Loops
Author/Critic:                         Kyle Gann
Publication Date:                      2/14/89
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              Garland's experimentalism takes place more along expressive lines
                                       than technical ones, closer to Lou Harrison and Henry Cowell's
                                       Celtic mode than to anything west of the Rockies.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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