MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Akira Nishimura

Composition Name: Ketiak for 6 Percussionists

Composition Date:                       1979 
Configuration:                         Sextet
Featured Instrument:                   Percussion
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                11'
Players:                               6
Commissioned by:                       Percussion Group 72
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       ?
Label Name:                            Camerata
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           32CM-89


Other Premiere Venue:                  Lincoln Center
Other Premiere City:                   New York
Other Premiere Sponsor:                MFJ
Other Premiere Date:                   2/3/86
Other Premiere Performers:             Brooklyn College Percussion Ensemble
Name of Publisher:                     Ongaku No Tomo
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Five Local Premieres
Author/Critic:                         Will Crutchfield
Publication Date:                      2/5/86
Reaction:                              Negative
Synopsis:                              "...seemed to offer little beyond the satisfaction of a vigorous
                                       beat and a certain charge of energy from the physical activity of
                                       the players."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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