Shaped by Japanese Music: Kikuoka Hiroaki and Nagauta Shamisen in Tokyo

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Shaped by Japanese Music is an in-depth analysis of the musical world of an individual performer, composer, and teacher. Using an ethnographic approach, this study situates musical analysis in the context of its creation, demonstrating that traditional Japanese music is hardly an archaic song form frozen in the present, but an active sociocultural system that has been reproduced in Japan from the seventeenth century to the present day. The dynamics of this cultural system unfold in the musical experiences of Kikuoka ...

Shaped by Japanese Music: Kikuoka Hiroaki and Nagauta Shamisen in Tokyo 2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138810198

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Shaped by Japanese Music: Kikuoka Hiroaki and Nagauta Shamisen in Tokyo 2004, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415969727

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