MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Shigeaki Saegusa

Composition Name: Duo '87

Composition Date:                       1987 
Configuration:                         Duets
Featured Instrument:                   Shamisen,Sangen
                                       Koto
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                9:09
Players:                               2
Commissioned by:                       Shintin Ongaku Kyokai
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       The Works of Shigeaki Saegusa
Released:                              1993
Performers:                            Akiko Nishigata, Chieko Hukunaga
Label Name:                            CBS/SONY
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           30DC-5235
Number of Copies:                       13 

Recording Title:                       Gendai no Sangen
Released:                              2000
Performers:                            Akiko Nishigaki,sangen, yuka Hiranuma,electone
Label Name:                            Victor
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           VZCG-164
Number of Copies:                       1 
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The Washington Post
Title:                                 Performing Arts:  Music From Japan
Author/Critic:                         Marion Jacobson
Publication Date:                      3/22/93
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...Nishigata and Fukunaga concocted a bold sound-collage of
                                       percussive noises, whines and grunts that would have charmed
                                       John Cage."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Music From Japan Festival, Asia Society
Author/Critic:                         Alex Ross
Publication Date:                      3/27/93
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...Ms. Nishigata and Ms. Fukunaga trading wiry ostinatos..."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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