MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Yuji Takahashi

Composition Name: For You I Sing This Song for cl.,vn.,vc.,pf.

Composition Date:                       1976 
Configuration:                         Quartet
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                12'
Players:                               4
Commissioned by:                       Music From Japan
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       The Art of Paul Zukofsky
Released:                              1979
Performers:                            Toshiaki Morita, Paul Zukofsky, Sumiko Kurata, Aki Takahashi
Label Name:                            Victor
Recording Format:                      Record Album
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           SJX-9541
Number of Copies:                       1 
Comments:                              For Clarinet in Bb, Violin, Cello and Piano

MFJ Performance Information:
Venue:                                 The Asia Society
City:                                  New York
Date:                                  
Performers:                            Goldray, Zukofsky, Sherry, Blustine
Name of Publisher:                     Zen-On Music Company
Article/Review:                        A

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Musical Meeting of East & West
Author/Critic:                         John Rockwell
Publication Date:                      12/17/76
Reaction:                              Neutral
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Music: New Works From Japan
Author/Critic:                         John Rockwell
Publication Date:                      12/21/76
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "many of the effects and performances were exemplary"
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The Strad
Title:                                 Concerts
Author/Critic:                         Ken Smith
Publication Date:                      5/95
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...uses a pentatonic scale and lively rhythms to capture an
                                       almost universal folkloric quality.  The musicians maintained an
                                       amicable confusion throughout."
Origin (American/Japanese):            O

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