MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Toru Takemitsu

Composition Name: Distance de Fee

Composition Date:                       1951 
Revised Date:                           1989 
Configuration:                         Duets
Featured Instrument:                   Violin
                                       Piano Forte
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                8'
Players:                               2
Version (Original/Revised):            R
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       A Tribute to Toru Takemitsu
Performers:                            Ida Kavafian, violin; David Oei, piano
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:                       1
Performers:                            Takashi Shimizu, vn, Kumi Ogano, pf
Label Name:                            Fontec
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Item Number:                           FOCD3254

Recording Title:                       2
Performers:                            Takashi Harada, ondes-m, Aki Takahashi, pf
Label Name:                            Victor
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Item Number:                           VICC124

World Premiere City:                   Tokyo
World Premiere Date:                   11/51
World Premiere Performers:             Akiko Suwa and Akiko Ito

MFJ Performance Information:
Venue:                                 Merkin Concert Hall
City:                                  New York
Date:                                  
Performers:                            Ida Kavafian, violin; David Oei, piano
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 'Distance de Fee'..."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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