Tag Archives: music

Fun Link Friday: Musical Calculators

This week’s Fun Link Friday is a tweet by あたりめ (@atarimae_400), a Twitter user who regularly posts incredible videos of him using electronic calculators, the simple keystroke chimes of an iPhone, and the like to reproduce complex musical compositions. In … Continue reading

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2019 International Summer School for Japanese Traditional Musical Instruments

(reposting from Society for Ethnomusicology listserve) Seiha Hôgaku-kai, one of the most prestigious koto schools in Japan, is holding its third International Summer School for teaching Japanese traditional instruments in English. Date: July 29 to August 3, 2019. Place: Seiha … Continue reading

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Short intensive course on Japanese music in Kyoto

KYOTO CITY UNIVERSITY OF ARTS RESEARCH CENTRE FOR TRADITIONAL JAPANESE MUSIC PENDULUM 3 邦楽 HŌGAKU @ KYOTO GEIDAI 京都芸大 AN INTENSIVE THREE-DAY COURSE IN JAPANESE MUSIC AUGUST 15-17, 2017 This three-day intensive course in Japanese music PENDULUM 3 is being offered … Continue reading

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Workshop: PENDULUM 3 (Japanese music)

KYOTO CITY UNIVERSITY OF ARTS RESEARCH CENTRE FOR TRADITIONAL JAPANESE MUSIC PENDULUM 3 邦楽 HŌGAKU @ KYOTO GEIDAI 京都芸大 AN INTENSIVE THREE-DAY COURSE IN JAPANESE MUSIC AUGUST 15-17, 2017 This three-day intensive course in Japanese music PENDULUM 3 is being offered for the third … Continue reading

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Workshop: Japanese Music in Kyoto August 2016 

KYOTO CITY UNIVERSITY OF ARTS RESEARCH CENTRE FOR TRADITIONAL JAPANESE MUSIC PENDULUM II 邦楽 HŌGAKU @ KYOTO GEIDAI 京都芸大 AN INTENSIVE THREE-DAY COURSE IN JAPANESE MUSIC AUGUST 16-18, 2016 Following a successful inaugural course last year, PENDULUM II is now being planned … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Franco-Asian Connections and Intersections through Popular Culture

Date: September 30, 2015 Asian pop music, comics, drama, film, graphic novels; these cultural products are increasingly present transnationally signaling new currents of popular culture and underscoring the interconnected nature of our globalizing world. Within the pan-Asian context, the concepts … Continue reading

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Workshop: Intensive summer program in Japanese music

邦楽 HŌGAKU @ KYOTO GEIDAI 京都芸大 This INTENSIVE THREE-DAY COURSE ON JAPANESE MUSIC will be offered at the Kyoto City University of Arts fromAUGUST 18-20, 2015. It will introduce many of the genres of traditional Japanese music that have been transmitted to … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: A Playlist of Music in Haruki Murakami’s Novels

For fans of novelist Murakami Haruki, check out this article on the music in his novels and the linked playlists of music appearing in his works. (More than just “Norwegian Wood”!) At times, reading Murakami’s work can feel like flipping … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Artistic Staff, Portland Taiko [part time]

Company: Portland Taiko Location: Portland, OR Education: no requirement Deadline/start date: Sept. 8, 2014 Posted Aug. 17, 2014 Type: part time with benefits Position Overview Portland Taiko seeks an Artist Staff member to join this nationally recognized, nonprofit taiko company. … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Compose Your Own J-Pop Songs

Thanks to RocketNews24, we now have a nice system for composing your own cheesy J-pop lyrics! Just follow the boxes, and make some choices 🙂 Fuller explanation & translation of the chart at RocketNews.

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