MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Somei Satoh

Composition Name: Birds in warped time

Composition Date:                       1980 
Configuration:                         Small Ensemble
Featured Instrument:                   Shakuhachi
                                       Sangen
                                       Koto
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                FLEX
Players:                               FLEX
Commissioned by:                       Gaku Ensemble
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         N

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

World Premiere City:                   Tokyo
World Premiere Date:                   4/80
World Premiere Performers:             Gaku Ensemble
Japan Premiere City:                   Tokyo
Japan Premiere Date:                   4/80
Japan Premiere Performers:             Gaku Ensemble
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           Express News-San Antonio, TX
Title:                                 Japanese composer shatters stereotypes
Author/Critic:                         Ben King
Publication Date:                      1/1/87
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              The peice teeters on sounding totally Japanese melodically, but
                                       then goes off on its own.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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