Composer Name: Toru Takemitsu

Composition Name: Rocking Mirror Daybreak

Composition Date:                       1983 
Configuration:                         Duets
Featured Instrument:                   Violin
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                13'
Players:                               2
Commissioned by:                       Ani and Ida Kavafian
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       A Tribute to Toru Takemitsu
Performers:                            Ida Kavafian, Eriko Sato, violins
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:                       1
Performers:                            Irvine Arditti and David Alberman
Label Name:                            Fontec
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Item Number:                           FOCD3254

World Premiere City:                   New York
World Premiere Date:                   11/17/83
World Premiere Performers:             Ani and Ida Kavafian

MFJ Performance Information:
Venue:                                 Merkin Concert Hall
City:                                  New York
Performers:                            Ida Kavafian, Eriko Sato, violins
Name of Publisher:                     Schott Japan Company Ltd.
Date:                                  1983
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:                              "But he had a dramatic side as well, evident in...'Rocking
                                       Mirror Daybreak' (1993) for two violins."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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