MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Maki Ishii

Composition Name: Concerto for Violin & Orchestra

Composition Date:                       1978 
Configuration:                         Orchestra
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                N/A
Players:                               FLEX
Commissioned by:                       Japan Broadcasting Corp.
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

World Premiere Venue:                  Japan radio
World Premiere City:                   N/A
World Premiere Sponsor:                N/A
World Premiere Date:                   1978
World Premiere Performers:             NHK Symphony Orch. & T. Maeshashi

American Premiere Venue:               Carnegie Hall
American Premiere City:                New York
American Premiere Sponsor:             Music From Japan
American Premiere Date:                2/24/82
American Premiere Performers:          American Symphony Orchestra/P. Zukofsky
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Concert:MFJ Performed At Carn.
Author/Critic:                         Allen Hughes
Publication Date:                      2/26/82
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              It began with an extended section of slow music that kept the
                                       violin in the high register while the orchestra provided an
                                       amorphous accompaniment underneath.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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