MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Toru Takemitsu

Composition Name: Air

Composition Date:                       1995 
Configuration:                         Solo
Featured Instrument:                   Flute
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                6'
Players:                               1
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       A Tribute to Toru Takemitsu
Performers:                            Marya Martin, flute
Label Name:                            None
Recording Format:                      Digital Audio Tape
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             N
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   A
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           2/9/97

Recording Title:                       Requiem
Released:                              1996
Performers:                            Aurele Nicolet
Label Name:                            Philips
Distributed By:                        PolyGram K.K.
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           PHCP-1493
Number of Copies:                       1 

Recording Title:                       Toru Takemitsu flute music
Released:                              2000
Performers:                            Laura Gilbert,fl.
Label Name:                            Koch International
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   A
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     A
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           3-7449-2HI
Number of Copies:                       1 

World Premiere Venue:                  Katholisch Kirch
World Premiere City:                   Oberwill, Switzerland
World Premiere Date:                   1/28/96
World Premiere Performers:             Yasukazu Uemura

MFJ Performance Information:
Venue:                                 Merkin Concert Hall
City:                                  New York
Date:                                  
Performers:                            Marya Martin, flute
Name of Publisher:                     Schott Japan Company Ltd.
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Tribute to Takemitsu Evokes a Private...
Author/Critic:                         Allan Kozinn
Publication Date:                      2/11/97
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "Gentleness pervades works like...the final 'Air.'"
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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