MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Shin-ichiro Ikebe

Composition Name: Flash! for the groups of flutes in 4 X 3

Composition Date:                       1972 
Configuration:                         Small Ensemble
Featured Instrument:                   Flute
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                8'
Players:                               12
Commissioned by:                       New Flutists Group
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

Recording Title:                       Japanese Composers
Label Name:                            JFC
Recording Format:                      Record Album
Commercial/Non-Commercial:             C
Recording (American/Japanese/Other):   J
Release (American/Japanese/Other):     J
Solo/Compilation:                      C
Item Number:                           JFC-R8001
Number of Copies:                       1 

World Premiere City:                   Tokyo
World Premiere Date:                   1972
World Premiere Performers:             Flute Shinjin Kai/Nanao Yamamoto

American Premiere Venue:               Alice Tully Hall
American Premiere City:                New York
American Premiere Sponsor:             Music From Japan
American Premiere Date:                12/19/76
American Premiere Performers:          See program notes
Name of Publisher:                     Japan Federation of Composers
Date:                                  1975
Rights:                                JFC
Origin (American/Japanese):            J
Single Score/Compilation:              S
Article/Review:                        A

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Musical Meeting of East & West
Author/Critic:                         John Rockwell
Publication Date:                      12/17/76
Reaction:                              Neutral
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Music: New Works From Japan
Author/Critic:                         John Rockwell
Publication Date:                      12/21/76
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "dazzling series of darting interactions...virtuosity and lavishness"
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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