Composer Name: Ichiro Higo

Composition Name: Kangen-hisho

Composition Date:                       1977 
Configuration:                         Duets
Featured Instrument:                   Koto
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                VAR
Players:                               2
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       Tadao Sawai Koto
Released:                              1981
Performers:                            Tadao Sawai, Hozan Yamamoto
Label Name:                            Denon
Recording Format:                      Record Album
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           WB-7093-ND
Number of Copies:                       1 

American Premiere Venue:               St. Luke's Church
American Premiere City:                New York
American Premiere Sponsor:             Music From Japan
American Premiere Date:                11/12/78
American Premiere Performers:          Shirane, St. Luke's Chamber Orchestra

MFJ Performance Information:
Venue:                                 Asia Society
City:                                  New York
Performers:                            Akikazu Nakamura, Masako Kawamura
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 MFJ Offers 4 NY Premieres
Author/Critic:                         Peter G. Davis
Publication Date:                      11/14/78
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "harmonically lush string writing"
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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