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Composer Name: Isao Matsushita

Composition Name: Kagiroi-No

Composition Date:                       1985 
Configuration:                         Duets
                                       Percussion
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                12:45
Players:                               2
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       None
Performers:                            M. Akao, nohkan; N. Maekane, percussion
Label Name:                            None
Recording Format:                      Audio cassette
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             N
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           0
Number of Copies:                       1 

Recording Title:                       Hi-ka-li
Released:                              1991
Performers:                            Michiko Akao, nohkan; Nachiko Maekane, percussion
Label Name:                            World Windows
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   A
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           WW-102-CD
Number of Copies:                       1 

World Premiere City:                   Berlin
World Premiere Date:                   6/11/85
World Premiere Performers:             Michiko Akao

Other Premiere Venue:                  The Asia Society
Other Premiere City:                   New York City
Other Premiere Sponsor:                Music From Japan, Inc.
Other Premiere Date:                   3/19/89
Other Premiere Performers:             Michiko Akao, Nachiko Maekane
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Jap. Flute & Percussion Instr.
Author/Critic:                         Allan Kozinn
Publication Date:                      3/24/89
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              Kagiroi-No served as an opening fanfare, beginning and ending with
                                       thunderous percussion and shrill stabs of nohkan, with a more
                                       reserved and mysterious middle section.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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