MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Shigeaki Saegusa

Composition Name: Ugetsu Monogatari

Composition Date:                       1974 
Revised Date:                           1981 
Configuration:                         Solo
Featured Instrument:                   Sangen
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                FLEX
Players:                               1
Commissioned by:                       Akiko Nishigata
Version (Original/Revised):            R
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       (Japanese Title)
Released:                              1981
Performers:                            Akiko Nishigata
Label Name:                            Victor
Recording Format:                      Record Album
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           PRC-30506

Recording Title:                       (Japanese Title)
Released:                              1981
Performers:                            Akiko Nishigata
Label Name:                            Victor
Recording Format:                      Record Album
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           PRC-30506
Number of Copies:                       1 


American Premiere Venue:               JICC
American Premiere City:                Washington, D.C.
American Premiere Sponsor:             Music From Japan
American Premiere Date:                3/16/93
American Premiere Performers:          Akiko Nishigata
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 sang hauntingly...matching Mr. Takeuchi's
                                       powerful images of nature."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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