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Music 8 lesson #2 music of japan

2nd Quarter Lesson #2
MAPEH For Today's Learner 8
Music of Japan

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Music 8 lesson #2 music of japan

  1. 1. Music of Japan
  2. 2. Japanese vocal music is based on the intervals of human breathing rather than mathematical timing Japanese musicians show their spiritual self-mastery in mastering his or her instrument more than simply perfecting a technique  They give value to their performance and composure.
  3. 3. HOGAKU – traditional music based on the early Chinese and Buddhist music. SHIMYO – chants made on religious hymns created by Buddhists. YO-SEN – hard mode IN-SEN – soft mode (Each has 7 tones but only 5 are used)
  4. 4. J POP  It means Japanese Pop.  Musical genre that started in 1990s. Even if the youth get interested with pop and rock music, they still perform their traditional music especially the festival and folk music, epic singing, percussion instruments and Theatrical plays.
  5. 5. Instrumental music of Japan  Traditional Japanese music is basically meditative in character.  Performance is highly ritualized, as much in the music itself, as in the composure of the musicians when performing it.  Japanese chamber and solo music have a slow meditative pace.
  6. 6.  The performance of Japanese music has traditionally been of a spiritual character, similarly to martial arts and other forms of art such as the tea ceremony and calligraphy.  It is usually about religious festivals, work, dance, love, and regional songs.
  7. 7. INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC THE GAGAKU ORCHESTRA  Japanese orchestra.  Provides instrumental performances as well as accompanying music for dance presentation. Consists of wind, strings and percussion instruments.
  8. 8. KAKKO  It is a small drum whose both ends are covered with animal skin.  It is played using 2 sticks. Percussion Instruments
  9. 9. KOTSUZUMI  It is a shoulder hand drum used in the Noh play.
  10. 10. SHIMEDAIKO  It is has a short but wide body.  It is suspended.  It is played by sticks calle “batchi”
  11. 11. String Instruments KOTO  It is a plucked table zither with 13 strings.
  12. 12. SHAMISEN  is a long necked plucked stringed instrument.  It has 3 string with no frets. Its major function is to accompany singers of geishas and kabuki performances.
  13. 13. BIWA  It is a lute pear- shaped instrument with 4 and 5 strings and frets made from wood.  It is used to accompany singing, narratives and storytelling.
  14. 14. Wind Instruments SHAKUHACHI  It is an end-blown five finger hole flute used to accompany Gagaku music.
  15. 15. HICHIRIKI  It is a short bamboo double reed pipe with 9 finger holes.
  16. 16. SHO  It is a set of 17 bamboo mouth pipes.
  17. 17. RYūTEKI  It is a flute instrument.