MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Toru Takemitsu

Composition Name: Les yeux clos

Composition Date:                       1979 
Configuration:                         Solo
Featured Instrument:                   Piano Forte
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                5:43
Players:                               1
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       Solo Piano Works
Released:                              1981
Performers:                            Kumi Ogano
Label Name:                            Philips
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           PHCP-145
Number of Copies:                       1 

Recording Title:                       Aki Takahashi plays Takemitsu
Performers:                            Aki Takahashi
Label Name:                            EMI
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      S
Item Number:                           TOCE55237
Number of Copies:                       1 

Recording Title:                       COmplete Piano Works 1
Performers:                            Ichiro Nodaira,piano
Label Name:                            MusicScape
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           MSCD0001
Number of Copies:                       1 

World Premiere Venue:                  Tokyo Culture Center
World Premiere City:                   Tokyo, Japan
World Premiere Date:                   9/7/79
World Premiere Performers:             Aki Takahashi

MFJ Performance Information:
Venue:                                 Japan House
City:                                  New York
Date:                                  
Performers:                            Aki Takahashi
Name of Publisher:                     Editions Salabert
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Pianist:  Aki Takahashi
Author/Critic:                         John Rockwell
Publication Date:                      4/28/80
Reaction:                              Neutral
Synopsis:                              Toru Takemitsu's rather dour "Les Yeux Clos" would have been
                                       another, had Peter Serkin not presented it in New York on
                                       April 20.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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