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Japanese popular music of the past twenty years

ShuМ„hei Hosokawa

Japanese popular music of the past twenty years

its mainstream and underground

by ShuМ„hei Hosokawa

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Published by The Japan Foundation in [Tokyo] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- Japan -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext by Syuhei Hosokawa.
      SeriesPerforming arts in Japan now
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3501 .H67 1990z
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL912558M
      LC Control Number95208101

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Japanese popular culture has been steadily increasing in visibility both in Asia and beyond in recent years. This book examines Japanese popular music, exploring its historical development, technology, business and production aspects, audiences, and language and by: Japanese music, the highly eclectic musical culture of the Japanese islands.

Over the years, Japan has borrowed musical instruments, scales, and styles from many neighboring areas. The indigenous music present before AD consisted of chanted poems (reyei and imayo), traditional war and social songs (kume-uta and saibara), and the kagura, solemn Shinto temple music.

A fascinating illustrated look at various forms of Japanese popular culture: pop song, jazz, enka (a popular ballad genre of music), karaoke, comics, animated cartoons, video games, television dramas, films and "idols" -- teenage singers and by: Notes: ^[I] According to Sony Music Entertainment Japan, "To Love You More" sold million copies in the country.

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The past decade has seen a huge revolution in electronic music around the globe. Japan is no exception. Often blending with the other genres (particularly j-pop and j-rock), Japanese electronic music (sometimes referred to as J-Synth) has flourished both in Japan and abroad in recent years.

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It's so easy to find the music charts by year for the end of year Top40 countdown from any year. This list is an attempt to compile a general overview of the currently available book-length studies on Japanese music written in English.

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