Japanese Midterm


Nara Period


553-794. Chinese influence, Gagaku, Buddhism. Some instrumentes intoduced.


Heian Period


794-1185. Indigenizing outside influences. Capital moves from Nara to Kyoto area.


Kamakura Period


1185-1333. Warrior class: samurai and shogun domination. Zen develops.


Muromachi Period


1333-1600. Introduction of shamisen. Lots of warfare.


Tokugawa Period


1600-1868. Fuke and komuso sects. Shogun moves to Tokyo, peace.


Meiji Period.


Emperor restores order. Restoration. Western military, and education systems adopted.


Taisho, Showa, Heisei


1912-. Modernization and shit...


Togaku origin


Music of the left. China/India


Komagaku origin


Music of the right. Korea, Manchuria.


Togaku instrumentation


Flutes, sho, daiko, kakko, biwa. koto.


Komagaku


Same as tomgaku, no sho.


Bugaku


Dance music. No strings.


Kangen


No dancing allowed bitches.


Shoga


Vocalization of music parts n shit


Netori


Prelude/tuning


Buddhist music


Shomyo: chants. Percussion.


Shinto music


Zither, drums, flute. Kagura.


Shakuhachi


Used in gagak for a bit. Revived 14th-16th century.