MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Hirokazu Hiraishi

Composition Name: Prismatic Soundscape

Composition Date:                       1990 
Configuration:                         String Quartet
Featured Instrument:                   Violin
                                       Viola
                                       Cello
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                FLEX
Players:                               4
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       None
Performers:                            Kronos Quartet
Label Name:                            None
Recording Format:                      Audio cassette
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             N
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           0
Number of Copies:                       1 

MFJ Performance Information:
Venue:                                 The Asia Society
City:                                  New York City
Date:                                  
Performers:                            Kronos Quartet
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           WRSU 88.7 FM Fine Arts Review
Title:                                 Music From Japan
Author/Critic:                         John Michael Koroly
Publication Date:                      2/10-16
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              ..a work inspired by traditional Japanese court music.  Although
                                       the piece starts off in a rather flat manner with an unintentive
                                       use of graduation of pattern, with one dramatic shift in motiv, it
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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