MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Akira Miyoshi

Composition Name: Festival Overture

Composition Date:                       1970 
Configuration:                         Orchestra
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                4'
Players:                               FLEX
Commissioned by:                       Expo-70 in Japan
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       Works of Akira Miyoshi
Released:                              1970
Performers:                            Yomiuri Japan Symphony Orchestra
Label Name:                            Victor
Recording Format:                      Record Album
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           SJX-7509
Number of Copies:                       1 

World Premiere Performers:             Hiroyuki Iwaki/NHK Symphony Orchestra

American Premiere Venue:               Carnegie Hall
American Premiere City:                New York
American Premiere Sponsor:             Music From Japan
American Premiere Date:                11/1/79
American Premiere Performers:          American Symphony Orchestra
Name of Publisher:                     Japan Broadcasting Publications
Date:                                  1970
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Concert:  Japanese Music
Author/Critic:                         Raymond Ericson
Publication Date:                      11/3/79
Reaction:                              Negative
Synopsis:                              "..one of the loudest pieces this listener has ever heard.
                                       Fortunately, it lasted only four minutes."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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