MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Somei Satoh

Composition Name: Cosmic Womb

Composition Date:                       1975 
Configuration:                         Small Ensemble
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                 13'
Players:                               FLEX
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         N

Released:                              1975
Performers:                            Somei Satoh
Label Name:                            Mode
Recording Format:                      Record Album
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   A
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     A
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           MODE 15

World Premiere City:                   Tokyo
World Premiere Date:                   11/75
World Premiere Performers:             Somei Satoh
Japan Premiere City:                   Tokyo
Japan Premiere Date:                   11/1975
Japan Premiere Performers:             Somei Satoh
Article/Review:                        A

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Music:  Somei Satoh Works
Author/Critic:                         Bernard Holland
Publication Date:                      3/2/87
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              Cosmic Womb played by Margaret Leng Tan and Satoh moved mostly
                                       by simple chord progressions and along arcs of growing and
                                       receding sound clusters.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The Christian Science Monitor
Title:                                 Comp. Satoh stretches meaning of new mus
Author/Critic:                         Amy Duncan
Publication Date:                      4/20/87
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              The music Satoh presented here however, was far removed from such
                                       spectacles, though no less interesting.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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