MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Minoru Miki

Composition Name: Kyu no Kyoku (Symphony for Two Worlds)

Composition Date:                       1981 
Configuration:                         Orchestra
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                36'
Players:                               FLEX
Commissioned by:                       Gewandhaus Orchestra
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         N

Recording Title:                       None
Label Name:                            None
Recording Format:                      Audio cassette
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             N
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           0
Number of Copies:                       1 

Recording Title:                       Kyu no Kyoku
Released:                              1983
Performers:                            Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Pro Musica Nipponia
Label Name:                            Camerata
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           CMT-4001
Number of Copies:                       1 

World Premiere Performers:             Pro Musica Nipponia, Gewandaus Orchestra
Name of Publisher:                     Zen-On Music Company
Date:                                  1981
Rights:                                Zen-On
Origin (American/Japanese):            J
Single Score/Compilation:              S
Article/Review:                        A

Publication:                           The Detroit News
Title:                                 Japanese concert synthesizes new w/ old
Author/Critic:                         Nancy Malitz
Publication Date:                      3/3/88
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "Much of 'Kyu no Kyoku' is based on a series of eight tones: The
                                       first four spell out, in the German musical notation system, the
                                       name of BACH...the last four create a typically Japanese melody."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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