MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION


Composer Name: Cort Lippe

Composition Name: Music for Sho and Harp

Composition Date:                       1986 
Configuration:                         Duets
Featured Instrument:                   Harp
                                       Sho
Japanese Instrument(s):                Y
Length:                                N/A
Players:                               2
Commissioned by:                       Norio Kazama
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

World Premiere City:                   Tokyo
World Premiere Date:                   4/12/86
World Premiere Performers:             Mayumi Miyata, Masumi Nagasawa

American Premiere Venue:               The Asia Society
American Premiere City:                New York
American Premiere Sponsor:             MFJ
American Premiere Date:                2/21/87
American Premiere Performers:          Mayumi Miyata, Susan Jolles
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Miyata plays the Sho
Author/Critic:                         Tim Page
Publication Date:                      2/23/87
Reaction:                              Negative
Synopsis:                              "...abtruse and gimmicky..."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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