MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Junko Handa

Composition Name: Ikari-Tomomori

Composition Date:                       1981 
Configuration:                         Solo
Featured Instrument:                   Biwa
                                       Narrator
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                N/A
Players:                               1
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y


American Premiere Venue:               Corcoran Gallery
American Premiere City:                Washington, D.C.
American Premiere Sponsor:             MFJ
American Premiere Date:                1/10/89
American Premiere Performers:          Junko Handa

MFJ Performance Information:
Venue:                                 Pacific Asia Museum
City:                                  Pasadena
Date:                                  
Performers:                            Junko Handa
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The Washington Post
Title:                                 From Japan, Ancient Tones
Author/Critic:                         Joseph McLellan
Publication Date:                      1/11/89
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "..anyone sensitive to music could hear the tumult and
                                       tragedy of the ancient tale-elements vivid enough to make one
                                       want to learn more."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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