MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Masahiro Miwa

Composition Name: Red Riding-Hood Accompanist

Composition Date:                       1988 
Configuration:                         Small Ensemble
Featured Instrument:                   Mezzo soprano (voice)
                                       Computer
                                       Piano Forte
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                N/A
Players:                               2
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y


American Premiere Venue:               The Asia Society
American Premiere City:                New York
American Premiere Sponsor:             Music From Japan, Inc.
American Premiere Date:                3/24/90
American Premiere Performers:          Dora Ohrenstein
Article/Review:                        A

Publication:                           Staten Island Advance
Title:                                 Music and technology interact at sympos.
Author/Critic:                         Eileen Siegel
Publication Date:                      3/27/90
Reaction:                              Neutral
Synopsis:                              "...the piano accompaniment is composed instantaneously by the
                                       computer in response to the singer's voice."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Ritual and Technology
Author/Critic:                         Bernard Holland
Publication Date:                      3/28/90
Reaction:                              Neutral
Synopsis:                              "Dora Ohrenstein sang...at first to a sparse, imitative response
                                       from the piano, then to an electronic partner that gradually grew
                                       to an overwhelming loudness and complexity..."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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