MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Somei Satoh

Composition Name: Sumeru II

Composition Date:                       1985 
Revised Date:                           1987 
Configuration:                         Sextet
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                18'
Players:                               6
Commissioned by:                       The Japan Foundation
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         N

World Premiere City:                   New York
World Premiere Sponsor:                The Japan Foundation
World Premiere Date:                   3/87
World Premiere Performers:             M. Tan, M. Publiese, N. Vigeland
American Premiere City:                New York
American Premiere Sponsor:             The Japan Foundation
American Premiere Date:                3/87
American Premiere Performers:          M. Tan, M. Publiese, N. Vigeland
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Music: Somei Satoh Works
Author/Critic:                         Bernard Holland
Publication Date:                      3/2/87
Reaction:                              Negative
Synopsis:                              Sumeru II for eight strings, tubular bells and piano, on the
                                       other hand, required a steadiness of bow not always realized
                                       in this performance.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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