Composer Name: Yoritsune Matsudaira

Composition Name: Concertino For Piano and 16 Instrum

Composition Date:                       1989 
Configuration:                         Chamber Orchestra
Featured Instrument:                   Piano Forte
Japanese Instrument(s):                N
Length:                                FLEX
Players:                               FLEX
Commissioned by:                       Music From Japan, Inc.
Version (Original/Revised):            O
MFJ Presented:                         Y

World Premiere Venue:                  The Asia Society
World Premiere City:                   New York City
World Premiere Sponsor:                Music From Japan, Inc.
World Premiere Date:                   1/14/89
World Premiere Performers:             A. Takahashi, P. Zukofsky, MFJ Ch. Orch.
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The New York Times
Title:                                 Aki Takahashi, Pianist
Author/Critic:                          Bernard Holland
Publication Date:                      1/16/89
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...what sets Mr. Matsudaira's piece apart is its sense of
                                       subtly pounding forward movement."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        A

Publication:                           The Village Voice
Title:                                 Aki Takahashi
Author/Critic:                         Voice Ads
Publication Date:                      1/17/89
Reaction:                              Neutral
Synopsis:                              "...conductor Paul Zukofsky and the Music From Japan Chamber
                                       Orchestra will join [Takahashi] in a work commissioned from
                                       Japanese music's elder statesman, Yoritsune Matsudaira."
Origin (American/Japanese):            A
Article/Review:                        R

Publication:                           The Village Voice
Title:                                 In the Loops
Author/Critic:                         Kyle Gann
Publication Date:                      2/14/89
Reaction:                              Positive
Synopsis:                              "...Matsudaira's work was couched in a serialist/gestural style
                                       more typical of younger Europeans. Its orchestration was color-
Origin (American/Japanese):            A

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