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Jun Miyake
Jun Miyake (Japanese: 三宅 純 Hepburn: Miyake Jun, January 7, 1958, Kyoto) is a Japanese composer . His music (e.g., the songs "Lilies in the Valley" and "The Here and After") was used in the film Pina, nominated for the ...
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Miya Masaoka
Miya Masaoka is based in New York City (born 1958, Washington, DC) and is an American composer, musician, and sound artist active in the field of experimental music. Her work encompasses contemporary classical composition, impr...
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Akira Ifukube
Akira Ifukube (伊福部 昭, Ifukube Akira, 31 May 1914 – 8 February 2006) was a Japanese composer of classical music and film scores, perhaps best known for his work on the soundtracks of the Godzilla movies by Toho.
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Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi
Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi (小林 研一郎, Kobayashi Ken'ichirō, born 9 April 1940) is a Japanese conductor and composer. Born in Iwaki, Fukushima, Kobayashi's father was a high school music teacher, and mother was a primary school teacher....
Hidemaro Konoye
Viscount Hidemaro Konoye (近衛 秀麿, Konoe Hidemaro, 18 November 1898 – 2 June 1973) was a conductor and composer of classical music in Shōwa period Japan. He was the younger brother of pre-war Japanese Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoe.
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... A compact-disc recording featuring music from the Japanese Soundplay Festival 1999 (Mesostics) is reviewed. ...
... The musical score of an arrangement of a traditional Japanese tune is presented. ...
... A study is presented that explores Japanese interest in Jamaican dancehall music. Japanese fans ... authenticate their engagements with the music in part by deploying Jamaican dancehall's expressive ... forms in the Japanese context. The study focuses on four kinds of symbolic resources involved in this ...
... Presents an examination of Japanese scales and how they can be used in jazz improvisation ... . Explains that Japanese scales have a different arrangment of intervals and a distinctive sound. Provides an ... etude composed by the author which utilizes Japanese scales and which can be used for improvisation practice. ...
Musical Shintology and the Problems of Studying Japanese Culture
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2012) , No. 11, pp. np

The article is devoted to the present-day problems of studies of Japanese musical culture, related to the formation and development in the 21st century of a new field in Russian ethnomusicology--musical Shintology or studies of the musical tradition of the ...

... The article is devoted to the present-day problems of studies of Japanese musical culture, related ... --musical Shintology or studies of the musical tradition of the Japanese Shintoists. The development of ... Russian musical Shintology is observed in the context of the achievements of Japanese and European ...
... receive world-wide recognition for modern Japanese music. Recalls the composer's sense of detail and ... Presents a remembrance of Japanese composer Takemitsu Toru who was the first Japanese composer to ... timing, his influence on Japanese culture, and his mastery of orchestration and the orchestra. ...
... Features a traditional form of Japanese drama, Kabuki, which comprises music, dance, and craft, as ... Japanese culture and further develop person-to-person contact between the Americans and Japanese ... . Presents photos of students and professional Japanese performers during a Kabuki presentation. ...
... Hughes reviews a recording of Japanese koto and shamisen music recorded in the 1940s. ...
... Reports the song royalty collections for Japanese authors' society JASRAC for the fiscal year that ...
... welcome change from Japanese pop-style band pieces and is a good introduction to Japanese folk music ... The musical piece "Japanese Tune" by Soichi Konagaya is discussed. The work is an 11-minute medley ... that starts with pentatonic harmony and moves into western, triadic harmony. "Japanese Tune" is a ...
... A recording of Japanese imperial court music is reviewed. ...
... Second in a series of three articles, this article profiles the joint Dutch/Japanese project ... Japanese artists to gather in Japan during 2000. One participant, composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven ... , gives his impressions of the project. This article discusses the Japanese gagaku genre, and the more modern karaoke. ...
News From Japan
The Clarinet (1996) Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 44-45
... Discusses the career of the late Japanese clarinetist Shoji Suzuki and his playing of Japanese ... that time to record Japanese jazz. Notes that the record label has been revived and the first new release will be "Shoji Suzuki Quintet" (RW-1001). ...
... as nodojiman among Japanese-Brazilians, looking at how they contributed to the forging of Japanese ... -Brazilian identity in the post-war era, precisely the time at which Japanese immigrants realized that ... highly structured hierarchical network, which linked Japanese-Brazilians together into a broadly based ...
... McCorkle reviews Composing Japanese Musical Modernity, by Bonnie Wade. ...