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Hanover Competition                           The company is engaging its author-       Naxos also has plans to release applica-
   Fumiaki Miura, a Japanese 16-year-      ized dealers nationwide as order-fulfill-    tions for other mobile devices.
old, won first prize at the Hannover       ment partners, enabled through                  The application is free of charge and
International Violin Competition, also     Shopatron’s proprietary order-exchange       is 540Kb. It will only be available
winning the Audience Prize.                system. Products will be delivered by        through the App Store.
   Miura is the youngest first-prize       Kawai dealers throughout the United
winner since the competition began in      States.
1991. Miura’s father is concertmaster         For more information, visit
of an orchestra in Japan, and his sister   www.kawaius.com.                                        Passages
studies piano. He began playing the
violin at age 3 and until recently stud-   The Chopin National Edition                  Mariann Clinton
ied with Tsugio Tokunaga in Tokyo.            The Foundation for the National             Mariann Clinton, former MTNA
He will continue his studies in Vienna.    Edition of the Works of Fryderyk             executive director, died recently at age
   The Hannover International Violin       Chopin was established in 1998, and          75.
Competition was founded in 1991 and        launched the National Edition of the           Clinton served as MTNA’s executive
is presented every three years by the      Complete Works of Fryderyk Chopin, an        director from 1977–1986. A graduate
Stiftung Niedersachsen in cooperation      ongoing research project. Using the          of the Cincinnati College-
with the University of Music and           latest techniques to assess the compos-      Conservatory of Music, Miami
Drama Hannover, North German               er’s intentions and relate this to mod-      University and the University of
Broadcasting and the Staatsoper            ern pianos and performance, each             Cincinnati with degrees in vocal per-
Hannover. The Hannover                     volume inc
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