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The Music and Musical Instruments of Japan

Francis Taylor Piggott

The Music and Musical Instruments of Japan

by Francis Taylor Piggott

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Published by Library Reprints .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10540501M
    ISBN 100722250975
    ISBN 109780722250976

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The book opens with a brisk and eloquent history of Japan's musical life, then moves on to its religious music, Shinto, Buddhist, and Christian; its court music; the music of the noh drama; and the music of specific instruments: biwa, shakuhachi, koto, and by: The book covers in a lucidly written text and a wealth of fascinating photographs and drawings the main forms of musical expression.

Many readers will find the useful hints on purchasing instruments, records, and books especially valuable, and for those who wish to pursue the matter further there is a selected bibliography and a guide to Tokyo /5(2).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Music and Musical Instruments of Japan (Paperback or Softback) at the best. The present and past of Japanese music: Japan's musical life () ; Music and Japanese history --Religious music: Shinto music ; Buddhist music ; Christian music --Gagaku, the court music of Japan --Nōgaku, the music of Noh drama --Biwa music --The shakuhachi --Koto music --The shamisen and its music --Kabuki music --Folk and popular musical.

This interesting and authoritative book includes essential facts about the various forms of Japanese music and musical instruments and their place in the overall history of Japan. Japanese Music and Musical Instruments has three main orientations: The history of Japanese music Construction of the instruments Analysis of the music book covers in a lucidly 5/5(1).

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The author provides facts about various types of Japanese music and musical instruments and their place in the overall history of Japan. For the benefit of the layman, much general information has been included, while it includes discussion of more technical matters for the musicoligists.

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The book opens with a brisk and eloquent history of Japan's musical life, then moves on to its religious music, Shinto, Buddhist, and Christian; its court music; the music of the noh drama; and the music of specific instruments: biwa, shakuhachi, koto, and shamisen.

and playing methods of a range of instruments. A melodic instrument for the most part, the flute has a clear and bright sound with a distinctive warmth, refinement, and subtlety to its tone.

Another feature of the flute is the use of expensive materials such as gold, silver, and gems in its manufacture. The appeal of the clarinet is its rich. The music of Japan includes a wide array of performers in distinct styles, both traditional and modern. The word for "music" in Japanese is 音楽 (ongaku), combining the kanji 音 on (sound) with the kanji 楽 gaku (enjoy).

Japan is the largest physical music market in the world, worth US$2 billion in sales in physical formats inand the second-largest overall music market, worth. The present book, then, has been written in order that the Western world may know the basic facts about the various forms of Japanese music and musical instruments and their place in the over-all history of Japan.

Like Piggott's book, this too can be but an introduction to a most complex subject. Required Cookies & Technologies. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for.

The book opens with a brisk and eloquent history of Japan's musical life, then moves on to its religious music, Shinto, Buddhist, and Christian; its court music; the music of the noh drama; and the music of specific instruments: biwa, shakuhachi, koto, and shamisen.5/5(2). Traditional Japanese musical instruments are musical instruments used in the traditional and folk music of Japan.

They comprise a range of string, wind, and percussion instruments. Shamisen (三味線) — A banjo-like lute with three strings, the shamisen was brought to Japan from China in the 16th century.

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Free shipping for many products. Japanese music, the highly eclectic musical culture of the Japanese islands. Over the years, Japan has borrowed musical instruments, scales, and styles from many neighboring areas.

The indigenous music present before AD consisted of chanted poems (reyei and imayo), traditional war and social songs (kume-uta and saibara), and the kagura. CANJO strumstick,strum stick,stick dulcimer, dulcimer,guitar,banjo.

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"Originally published in by Charles E. Tuttle Company under the title Japanese music and musical instruments"--T.p. verso Companion CD contains nineteen examples of different genres of Japanese music performed by various performers "First edition, "--T.p. verso "New, revised edition, CD included"--Dust jacketPages: