MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Tadao Sawai

Composition Name: On The Wings

Composition Date:                       1986 
Configuration:                         Solo
Featured Instrument:                   Koto
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                N/A
Players:                               1
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y


American Premiere Venue:               Terrace Theatre, KC
American Premiere City:                Washington, DC
American Premiere Sponsor:             Music From Japan, Inc.
American Premiere Date:                1/30/91
American Premiere Performers:          Tadao Sawai

Other Premiere Venue:                  The Asia Society
Other Premiere City:                   New York
Other Premiere Sponsor:                MFJ
Other Premiere Date:                   2/2/91
Other Premiere Performers:             T.Sawai
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The Washington Post
Title:                                 The Subtle Shadings Jap. koto
Author/Critic:                         Joseph McLellan
Publication Date:                      2/4/91
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              ...radical ways of hitting or plucking the koto strings in
                                       Sawai's exquisite little tone poem.
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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