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Author Keister, Jay.
Title Shaped by Japanese music : Kikouka Hiroaki and Nagauta Shamisen in Tokyo / Jay Keister.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2004.

Author Keister, Jay.
Series Current research in ethnomusicology ; v. 10
Current research in ethnomusicology ; v. 10.
Subject Kikuoka, Hiroaki, 1928-1999.
Shamisen music -- History and criticism.
Nagauta -- History and criticism.
Music -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History and criticism.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 285 pages) : illustrations, music
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-278) and index.
Contents The human life in the music -- A career in nagauta : Kikuoka Hiroaki -- Learning nagauta : an ethnographic account of teacher-student relationships -- Nagauta as social institution : the shaping forces of form -- Nagauta as cultural document : the shaping of sukeroku -- The shape of nagauta in the twentieth century : two compositions by Kikuoka -- Shaped by Japanese music.
Summary This study situates musical analysis in the context of its creation, demonstrating that traditional Japanese music is an active socio- cultural system that has been reproduced in Japan from the seventeenth century to the present day.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203496558 (electronic bk.)
9780203496558 (electronic bk.)
9781135879990 (e-book)
0415969727 (Cloth)
ISBN/ISSN 9786610302543
OCLC # 252762030
Additional Format Print version: Keister, Jay. Shaped by Japanese music. New York : Routledge, 2004 (DLC) 2003021588

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