Shinto music is ceremonial music for Shinto (神道) which is the native religion of Japan. It is related to gagaku (雅楽) or old festival music. Some terms include: Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Music Look up Music on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Wikisource, as part of the 1911 Encyclopedia Wikiproject, has original text related to this article: Music Wikicities has a wiki about Music: Music MusicNovatory: the science of music encyclopedia Science of Music... A torii at Itsukushima Shrine Shinto (ç¥é ShintÅ) (sometimes called Shintoism) is a native religion of Japan and was once its state religion. ... Gagaku (é æ¥½, literally elegant enjoyment) is a type of Japanese classical music that has been performed at the Imperial court for several centuries. ...
Jinja (神社): Shinto shrine. Kagura is played in a jinja.
Taiko music has also been used in Shinto. Kagura is the Japanese word for wind. ... A Jinja (Japanese: 神社) is a Shinto shrine including its surrounding natural area but it is more common to refer to buildings as a jinja. ... Taiko drummers in Aichi, Japan The word taiko (å¤ªé¼) means simply great drum in Japanese. ...
Sato kagura are Shinto folk songs. Folk music, in the original sense of the term, is music by and of the people. ...
Categories: Japan-related stubs | Shinto | Religious music | Japanese music Religious music (also sacred music) is music performed or composed for religious use or through religious influence. ... Buddhist music is prominent in many cultures, notably including: Music of Tibet (see Music of China): Throat singing Music of Japan: Shomyo, Taiko, Honkyoku Composer Philip Glass is a practicing Buddhist but claims it does not influence his music directly: The real impact of Buddhist practice affects how you live... Christian music is music created by or adapted for the Christian church. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Origin of Jewish music in the Temple The earliest synagogal music was based on the same system that in the Temple in Jerusalem. ... Islamic music is Muslim religious music, as sung or played in public services or private devotions. ... There are hundreds of tribes of Native Americans (called the First Nations in Canada), each with diverse musical practices, spread across the United States and Canada (excluding Hawaiian music). ... Rastafarianism is a religion from Jamaica that has since spread throughout the world. ... Zoroastrian music is a kind of religious music that accompanies religious and traditional rites among the Zoroastrian people. ...
Phrases of music are marked off by the sounds of a small horizontal two-headed drum (kakko), a large hanging drum (taiko), and a small gong (shoko), as well as by short melodies and arpeggios played on a 4-stringed lute (biwa) and a 13-stringed zither (koto).
Gagakumusic utilizes six modes, or scales, of Chinese origin, all derived from two basic pentatonic (five-note) scales: ryo, D E F-sharp A B (D), plus G and C-sharp as auxiliary notes; and ritsu, G A C D E (G), plus auxiliary B and F. The metres in gagakumusic are basically duple.
Theatrical music during the early Middle Ages was influenced by earlier Buddhistmusic and consisted of lute accompaniments to narrations called heikebiwa and of music for the No theatre.
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