Composer Name: Michio Kitazume

Composition Name: The Sky for Orchestra

Composition Date:                       1983 
Revised Date:                           1984 
Configuration:                         Orchestra
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                N/A
Players:                               FLEX
Version (Original/Revised):            R
MFJ Presented:                         Y

World Premiere Venue:                  Carnegie Hall
World Premiere City:                   New York
World Premiere Sponsor:                Music From Japan
World Premiere Date:                   2/22/84
World Premiere Performers:             American Symphony Orchestra
Article/Review:                        A

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 The Drum in Japanese Music
Author/Critic:                         Allen Hughes
Publication Date:                      2/26/84
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              The brief, richly colored opening work, entitled "The Sky"
                                       and composed by Kitazume, was almost touchingly naive in
                                       its evocation of "La Mer" by Debussy.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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