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Composing Japanese musical modernity

Author: Bonnie C Wade
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, cop. 2014.
Series: Chicago studies in ethnomusicology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

When we think of composers like Mozart or Beethoven, we usually envision an isolated artist separate from the orchestra. For most of Japan's musical history, however, no such role existed -  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie C Wade
ISBN: 9780226085210 022608521X 9780226085357 022608535X
OCLC Number: 881831068
Description: 1 vol. (VIII-271 p.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Composers in infrastructures of Japanese modernity. The primary connection : music and education ; Connectivities of government, education, industry, and commerce --
Japanese composers in shared cultural spaces of Western music. Participation internationally in the shared space of "concert music" in global cosmopolitan culture ; Hōgaku in the environment of shared cultural space in Japanese musical modernity --
The presence in Japan of European spheres of musical participation. Composing for European instrumental ensembles ; Composing for chorus.
Series Title: Chicago studies in ethnomusicology.
Responsibility: Bonnie C. Wade.
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"In this highly original book, Bonnie C. Wade skillfully presents a complicated story by weaving together the connections between political conditions, cultural environments, and social expectations. Read more...

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