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Noh
UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - 2008 URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/00045 Description: Nôgaku theatr...
Music of Japan - Umekichi
traditional Japanese music, Edo-era minyo folk songs, shamisen hayashi, SXSW Austin 2006, South by Southwest Japan nite, Japanese artists.
Music of Japan - Sakura
Very famous Japanese folk music.
Gagaku - Video
UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - 2009 URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/00265 Description: Gagaku, chara...
Noh - Documentary
Please have a look.
Noh - Video
Besides the dancer, the music group of Noh with 8 persons was divided into 2 even groups. 4 persons sing and 4 persons play instruments. The music is full of...
Noh Theatre - YouTube
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Enka
Enka (演歌) is a popular Japanese music genre considered to resemble traditional Japanese music stylistically. Modern enka, however, is a relatively recent musical form which arose in the context of...
Enka - Wikipedia
Eurobeat
Eurobeat is either a form of the British dance-pop variant of Italo disco or Hi-NRG-driven Italo disco music that both developed in the late 1980s.In the United States, Eurobeat was sometimes marketed...
Eurobeat - Wikipedia
Music of Japan
The music of Japan includes a wide array of performers in distinct styles both traditional and modern. The word for music in Japanese is 音楽 (ongaku), combining the kanji 音 "on" (sound) with the kanji...
Music of Japan - Wikipedia
Gagaku
Gagaku (雅楽, gagaku, ancient imperial court music and dances, lit. "elegant music") is a type of Japanese classical music that has been performed at the Imperial Court in Kyoto for several cent...
Gagaku - Wikipedia
Japanese jazz
Japanese jazz refers to jazz music played by Japanese musicians, or jazz music that is in some way connected to Japan or Japanese culture. In a broader sense, the concept is often used to refer to the...
J-pop
J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; Japanese: ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as pops, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in...
J-pop - Wikipedia
Japanese rock
The music of Japan includes a wide array of performers in distinct styles both traditional and modern. The word for music in Japanese is 音楽 (ongaku), combining the kanji 音 "on" (sound) with the kanji...
Japanese rock - Wikipedia
Shibuya-kei
Shibuya-kei (渋谷系, [ɕi̥bu͍ja-kei]) is a subgenre of Japanese pop music which originated in the Shibuya district of Tokyo. It is best described as a mix between jazz, pop, and synthpop.
Shibuya-...
Visual kei
Visual kei (ヴィジュアル系, vijuaru kei, lit. "visual style" or "visual system") is a movement among Japanese musicians, that is characterized by the use of varying levels of make-up, elaborate hair ...
Visual kei - Wikipedia
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List of Japanese hip hop musicians
This is a list of Japanese hip hop musicians and artists.
(in alphabetical order)
List of Japanese hip hop musicians - Wikipedia
Shōmyō
Shōmyō (声明) is a style of Japanese Buddhist chant, used mainly in the Tendai and Shingon sects. There are two styles: ryokyoku and rikkyoku, described as difficult and easy to remember, respective...
Atsumori (play)
Atsumori (敦盛, Atsumori) is a Japanese Noh play by Zeami Motokiyo which focuses on Taira no Atsumori, a young samurai who was killed in the Genpei War, and his killer, Kumagai Naozane. Atsumori...
Shō (instrument)
The shō (笙) is a Japanese free reed musical instrument that was introduced from China during the Nara period (AD 710 to 794). It is modeled on the Chinese sheng, although the shō tends to be small...
Shō (instrument) - Wikipedia
Jōruri (music)
Jōruri (浄瑠璃) is a form of traditional Japanese narrative music in which a tayū (太夫) sings to the accompaniment of a shamisen. As a form of storytelling, the emphasis is on the lyrics and narra...
Yuri Ichii
Yuri Ichii (市井 由理, Ichii Yuri, born December 20, 1972) is a Japanese pop idol, best known for being a member in the breakthrough Japanese hip hop trio, East End X Yuri. She was also a singer ...
Honkyoku
Honkyoku (本曲, "original pieces") are the pieces of shakuhachi music played by mendicant Japanese Zen monks called komusō. Komusō played honkyoku for enlightenment and alms as early as the 13th centur...
Aya no Tsuzumi
Aya no Tsuzumi (綾鼓, "The Damask/Twill Drum") is a Japanese Noh play by an unknown author which depicts the evil consequences of unrequited desire.
The word aya means twill, but the first English t...
Etenraku
Etenraku (越天楽, literally music brought from heaven) is a Japanese gagaku melody and dance. It is usually played with a hichiriki or ryūteki, and is accompanied by other traditional instruments suc...
Ōsaka no onna
"Ōsaka No Onna" ("Woman From Ōsaka"), is Japanese pop singer, Hitomi Shimatani's debut single. It was released in 1999 and contains 4 songs.Although the single, which followed the Enka style, received...
Ōsaka no onna - Wikipedia