Composer Name: Akemi Naito

Composition Name: Winter Shadow

Composition Date:                       1994 
Configuration:                         Duets
Featured Instrument:                   Guitar
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                7'
Players:                               2
Commissioned by:                       Music From Japan
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       Akemi Nait: strings& Tim,e
Label Name:                            CRI

World Premiere Venue:                  Asia Society
World Premiere City:                   New York
World Premiere Sponsor:                Music From Japan
World Premiere Date:                   3/20/94
World Premiere Performers:             William Anderson, Oren Fader

MFJ Performance Information:
Venue:                                 The Asia Society
City:                                  New York
Performers:                            William Anderson, Oren Fader
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Crossing Cultures and Blending Textures
Author/Critic:                         Bernard Holland
Publication Date:                      2/27/95
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...showed a sensitive skill for making foreign instruments speak
                                       in new voices. Miss Naito's splendid ear created muffled, muttering
                                       textures set against gorgeous glissando effects."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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