MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Junko Handa

Composition Name: Kogoh Duo for Biwa and Koto

Composition Date:                       1980 
Configuration:                         Small Ensemble
Featured Instrument:                   Koto
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                FLEX
Players:                               2
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       Biwa Handa, Junko's World
Released:                              1988
Performers:                            Junko Handa, Yoko Naito
Label Name:                            Camerata
Recording Format:                      Compact Disc
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           CF-2733
Number of Copies:                       2 


American Premiere Venue:               The Asia Society
American Premiere City:                New York
American Premiere Sponsor:             MFJ
American Premiere Date:                2/2/86
American Premiere Performers:          Handa, Kamata
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Biwa Player Opens Japanese Con
Author/Critic:                         John Pareles
Publication Date:                      2/4/86
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...the smooth sound of the koto contrasting with the twang of
                                       the biwa."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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