MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Toru Takemitsu

Composition Name: Bryce

Composition Date:                       1976 
Configuration:                         Small Ensemble
Featured Instrument:                   Flute
                                       Harp
                                       Percussion
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                11'
Players:                               5
Commissioned by:                       Canad Council
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       A Tribute to Toru Takemitsu
Performers:                            M. Martin, M. Anraku, J. Swartz, W. Moersch, C. Hardison
Label Name:                            None
Recording Format:                      Digital Audio Tape
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             N
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   A
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           2/8/97

Recording Title:                       Waterscape
Released:                              1982
Performers:                            H. Koizumi; M. Kimura; A. Shinozaki; Y. Yamaguchi; A. Sugawara
Label Name:                            RCA
Recording Format:                      Record Album
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           RCL-8342
Number of Copies:                       1 


Other Premiere Venue:                  Merkin Concert Hall
Other Premiere City:                   New York (premiere)
Other Premiere Sponsor:                Music From Japan
Other Premiere Date:                   2/8/97
Other Premiere Performers:             Martin,Anraku,Swartz,Moersch,Hardison
Name of Publisher:                     Editions Salabert
Comments:                              For flute, 2 harps, marimba and percussion
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:                              "Wind and water imagery, presented in a stylized pointillism,
                                       pours forth from...'Bryce' (1976), for flute, harps and
                                       percussion."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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