MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Teizo Matsumura

Composition Name: Offrande Orchestrale

Composition Date:                       1989 
Configuration:                         Chamber Orchestra
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                13'
Players:                               FLEX
Commissioned by:                       Tokyo Bunka Mura
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         N

Recording Title:                       None
Performers:                            Kazuo Yamada/Shinsai Nikkyo
Label Name:                            None
Recording Format:                      Audio cassette
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             N
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           0
Number of Copies:                       1 

World Premiere Venue:                  Orchard Hall
World Premiere City:                   Tokyo
World Premiere Date:                   9/21/89
World Premiere Performers:             Shinsei Nihon Symphony Orchestra
Name of Publisher:                     Zen-On Music Company
Origin (American/Japanese):            J
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Japanese Compositions
Author/Critic:                         John Rockwell
Publication Date:                      2/26/90
Reaction:                              Neutral
Synopsis:                              "...luridly pictorial, dizzily colorful music that might sound
                                       more at home in a movie palace than a concert hall."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           New York Newsday
Title:                                 'Sound Pieces' From Japan
Author/Critic:                         Tim Page
Publication Date:                      2/26/90
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...a darkly colorful, portentious - indeed, downright ominous -
                                       and expertly wrought study for large orchestra..."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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