MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Yuji Takahashi

Composition Name: The Auroras of Autumn

Composition Date:                       1988 
Configuration:                         Solo
Featured Instrument:                   Piano Forte
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                FLEX
Players:                               1
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y


American Premiere Venue:               The Asia Society
American Premiere City:                New York City
American Premiere Sponsor:             Music From Japan, Inc.
American Premiere Date:                1/14/89
American Premiere Performers:          Aki Takahashi
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Aki Takahashi, Pianist
Author/Critic:                         Bernard Holland
Publication Date:                      1/16/89
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...refers to the American poems of Wallace Stevens"
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        A

Publication:                           The Village Voice
Title:                                 Aki Takahashi
Author/Critic:                         Voice ads
Publication Date:                      1/17/89
Reaction:                              Neutral
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The Village Voice
Title:                                 In the Loops
Author/Critic:                         Kyle Gann
Publication Date:                      2/14/89
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              This was hard-edged than its title connoted, at least in his
                                       sister's hands.  A spare, diatonic idiom, beginning with merely
                                       one line, later adding a quiet bass ostinato, repeated perfect 4ths.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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