MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Maki Ishii

Composition Name: Thirteen Drums

Composition Date:                       1985 
Configuration:                         Small Ensemble
Featured Instrument:                   Percussion
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                10'19"
Players:                               1
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       Works by Maki Ishii V
Performers:                            Murk Jiskoot
Label Name:                            Fontec
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           FOCD3194
Number of Copies:                       1 

Recording Title:                       Thirteen Drums
Released:                              1989
Performers:                            Sumire Yoshihara
Label Name:                            CBS/SONY
Distributed By:                        CBS/SONY
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           3ODC-5208
Number of Copies:                       1 


Other Premiere Venue:                  The Asia Society
Other Premiere City:                   New York City
Other Premiere Sponsor:                Music From Japan, Inc.
Other Premiere Date:                   3/19/89
Other Premiere Performers:             Michiko Akao, Nachiko Maekane
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Jap. Flute & Percussion Instr.
Author/Critic:                         Allan Kozinn
Publication Date:                      3/24/89
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              Miss Maekane on her own played "13 Drums", a startingly
                                       energetic, contrapuntal work by Maki Ishii.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Music From Japan Festival, Asia Society
Author/Critic:                         Alex Ross
Publication Date:                      3/27/93
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...a sequence of fierce pulsations slowly lapsing into silence."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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