“150 Years of Modern Japanese Music”

Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery

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In the second half of the 19th century, a new era for Japanese music began as the result of contact with modern Western culture. With the Meiji Restoration, a new government actively introduced Western music into Japan’s education system in an attempt to fashion music ‘appropriate’ for a modern nation. This exhibition plays back the tumultuous changes undergone by modern Japanese music as it progressed in step with the times over one and a half centuries. Based on holdings in the Archives of Modern Japanese Music, Meiji Gakuin University Library, and augmented by materials loaned by private collectors, the exhibition is curated to give a dynamic, multi-dimensional view of cultural history with a focus on music in Japan after the nation came out of isolation.
Venue: Galleries 1&2

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Mini Concert
Dates: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd November, 7th, 14th December 13:00-/15:00 30-40 minutes
Venue: Within the exhibition space
Reservation not required

Mini Concert
Date: 28th November(Thurs), 20th Decemember(Fri) 14:00 60 minutes
Venue: Oumigakudou Concert Hall (Tokyo Opera City Bldg 3F)
Capacity: 100 participants
For more details please refer to the venue’s wesbite

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Schedule

From 2013-10-11 To 2013-12-23

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