Posts Tagged "Tokyo University of the Arts"

Shikama Totsuji: Chinese Classics and Western Music

Shikama Totsuji: Chinese Classics and Western Music

  • 24th February 2017

Even after finishing Not by Love Alone, I still wonder at the rapid spread of Western music in 19th– and early 20th-century Japan. Like others writing about the history of Western music in Japan, I made much of the Japanese pioneers who studied in the West or had Western teachers….

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Japanese Violinists’ Birthdays in May

Japanese Violinists’ Birthdays in May

  • 1st May 2016

TÔGI Yûji 東儀祐二 (1928–1985) on 11 May ÔNO Tadasuke  多 忠亮 (1895-1930) on 3 May Both of this month’s violinists come from traditional gagaku families. Gagaku (court orchestra music) originally came to Japan from China and is closely associated with the imperial court. So it is hardly surprising that it was reorganized soon…

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Japanese Violinists’ Birthdays in April

Japanese Violinists’ Birthdays in April

  • 7th April 2016

Japanese violinists’ birthdays in April include SENJU Mariko千住 真理子 (b. 1962) on 3 April, USHIODA Masuko 潮田益子 (1942–2013) on 4 April, URAKAWA Takaya 浦川宜也 (b. 1940) on 13 April, NISHIZAKI Takako西崎崇子 (b. 1944) on 14 April, Urushihara Keiko 漆原啓子(b. 1963) on 16 April, and HARADA Kôichirô 原田幸一郎 (b. 1945) on 29…

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