Asian Music

Journal of the Society for Asian Music

A Score Full of Grief: Fumio Hayasaka's Music for Sanshō the Bailiff (1954)
Asian Music (2015) Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 25-54

When Fumio Hayasaka began work on the music for Kenji Mizoguchi’s 1954 cinematic adaptation of the Japanese legend Sanshō the Bailif, he found a film that had turned the tale into an allegory of postwar Japan’s struggle for a national ...

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Asian Music (2015) Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 1-2



Asian Music, the journal of the Society for Asian Music, is the leading journal devoted to ethnomusicology in Asian music, publishing all aspects of the performing arts of Asia and their cultural context.

Publisher Society for Asian Music
Country United States of America
ISSN (Print) 0044-9202
Year started 1969
Indexed 450 articles
Licence Paid Access