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Kyoto Center for Japanese Studies, Otani University.
Studies on Noh with Karen Brazell:
analysis. China-Japan Program, Cornell University, 1982
As Performance : An Analysis of the Kuse Scene of Yamamba
Essays/translations: Monica Bethe,
Dale Carolyn Gluckman and Sharon Sadako Takeda, When
art became fashion: kosode in Edo-period Japan (Los Angeles
County Museum of Art, 1992) //Amanda Mayer Stinchecum, Patterns
and poetry : No robes from the Lucy Truman Aldrich collection
at the museum of art, Rhode Island School of Design (Rhode
Island School of Design, 1992) // Amanda Mayer Stinchecum, essay
16th-19th century textiles from the Nomura Collection by (Kodansha,
1984) O.P.// Monica Bethe, Decorative
designs from nature (Kodansha, 1987) // Kyotaro Nishikawa,
masks (Kodansha,1978) // Toshiko Ito, Tsujigahana,
the flower of Japanese textile art (Kodansha, 1981), etc.
National Noh theater guides (with
Richard Emmert and others): Aoi-no-ue, Atsumori, Ema, Fujito,
Matsukaze, Miidera, Tenko. [see under Bethe, Monica on webcat.nacsis.ac.jp]
University of Cambridge, UK
Diary of Lady Murasaki (Penguin Classics, 1996) [revision
of Murasaki Shikibu, her diary and poetic memoirs : a translation
and study (Princeton, 1982).]. // Fifty years of
Japanese at Cambridge 1948-98 : a chronicle with reminiscences
(Cambridge, 1998) // The
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Japan (co-editor with P.Kornicki,
1993) // An
Introduction to Modern Japanese (2 vols., co-author, 1992)
Fiction of Mori Ogai, ed. Dilworth & Rimer with additional
contributions by Bowring (Hawaii, 1991) // Murasaki
Shikibu : The Tale of Genji. Landmarks of World Literature.
(Cambridge, 1988) [O.P.] // Mori Ogai and the modernization
of Japanese culture (Cambridge, 1979)
CURRENT PROJECT: a history of
Senior Lecturer in Japanese Studies, Department of
East Asia, SOAS, London. Centre for the study of Japanese religions.
* "Nativism restored, Monumenta Nipponica, 55, 3 (2000).
* Shinto in history: ways of the kami, Curzon Press/Hawaii
University Press (edited with Mark Teeuwen), 2000.
* "Introduction: Shinto past and present' (with Mark Teeuwen)
* "Ideologues, bureaucrats and priests: on shrines and temples
in early Meiji Japan' in ibid..
* 'Heretics in Nagasaki 1790-96' reprinted in S.Turnbull ed.,
Kakure kirishitan, hidden Christians (2 vols.), Japan Library,
* "Kaisetsu: doruche etto dekorumu esuto' in Naito Hatsuo,
Oka, Chuko Shinsho, 1999.
* "Premodern Japan' in Times atlas of world history,
Harper Collins, 1999.
* "The Imperial Oath of April 1868: ritual, power and politics
in Restoration Japan' reprinted in Peter Kornicki ed., Meiji
Japan: political, economic and social history 1868-1911, London,
* 'Shintoists in Restoration Japan: towards a reassessment', reprinted
in Peter Kornicki ed., Meiji Japan: political, economic and
1868-1911, London, Routledge, 1998.
* "Earnest desires: the Iwakura embassy and Meiji religious
policy', Japan Forum, 10, 2 (1998), pp. 150-65.
* "Brian Bocking, A popular dictionary of Shinto', Review
in Japan Forum (Spring 1998)
* "Japan's imperial paradox: continuity and change', Insight
Japan, Special Supplement (May 1998).
* "Japan's postwar paradox: between god and man', History
Today, 48, 4 (May, 1998).
* "Public statements and private thoughts: Iwakura Tomomi
in Britain and the religious question', International Studies,
LSE, Sticerd (1998).
* Japanese in three months, Dorling Kindersely, 1997 (revision
of Japanese simplified).
* "Shinto and Buddhism in late Edo Japan: the case of Okuni
Takamasa and his school', Current issues in the social sciences
and humanities: Hosei
University occasional papers, vol.14 (1997).
* "The Imperial Oath of April 1868: ritual, power and politics
in Restoration Japan', Monumenta Nipponica, 51, 4 (1996).
* Bob Wakabayashi, Loyalism reconstrued Review in Journal of
Japanese Studies Summer, 1996.
* 'Accommodating the alien: Okuni Takamasa and the religion of
the Lord of Heaven' in P.F. Kornicki and I.J. McMullen eds. Religion
in Japan: arrows to heaven and earth, Cambridge University
* Japan and Christianity: impact and response, Macmillans
Press, 1996 (coedited with Mark Williams).
* "Introduction' (with Mark Williams) in ibid.
* "Beyond the prohibition: Christianity in Restoration Japan"
* "The Urakami incident', The Japan Society Proceedings,
* 'Kokugakusha Okuni Takamasa no tenshukyokan: gairaishukyo juyo
no ichikeitai', Nihon Rekishi, vol. 568 (1995).
* 'Okuni Takamasa's Shinshin kohoron', (translated and annotated)
in Tetsuo Najita ed., Readings in Tokugawa thought, select
papers, vol. 9, University of Chicago, Illinois (1995).
* "The Charter Oath: some historiographical reflections',
Current issues in the social sciences and humanities: Hosei
University occasional papers,
Fukui Prefectural University, Japan.
Bledy mesic k ranu : milostna poezie stareho Japonska
["Pale Morning Moon (=Ariake no tsuki): Love Poetry of Old
Japan] (Prague, 1994) // Translation of Heike monogatari
into Czech: Pribeh rodu Taira (Prague, 1993).
ISBN 80-204-0361-2 // Traditional and modern in Japanese
literature and language [editor-in-chief] (Prague, 1993) //
"Gengogaku kara mita "Heike monogatari maki 1"
no seiritsukatei" Nichibunken Forum, 28, 1991 //A
bi-planic approach to Japanese semantics : generative description
of the post-predicative modification (Charles University,
CURRENT PROJECT: My main project
now is "Nihongo no toogo koozoo to zyoohoo koozoo" (ca.
400 pp., to appear in Febr. 2000). Contains chapters on the structure
of Heike Monogatari and on use of particles in Manyoosyuu.
My second project is a translation of Genji monogatari
Dept. of East Asian Languages & Civilizations at the University
*The Splendor of Longing in the Tale of Genji (1987)
is out of print at amazon but said to be available at B&N.
Among recent publications (all pbk. editions): The
Comfort Women : Colonialism, War, and Sex (1999, co-editor);
My Grandmother's Bedside : Sketches of Postwar Tokyo (1997);
Emptiness of Japanese Affluence (co-author, 1996); In
the Realm of a Dying Emperor/Japan at Century's End (1993)
13 collections of poetry (abbreviated)
Essays & articles:
Keigo-ilmaisujen syntaktiset funktiot (The Syntactic Functions
of Keigo-expressions), in Vesterinen (ed.) Japanologia 86, 1.
Suomen Japanin-tutkimuksen symposio, Jyväskylä 1988
Ikuisin kauneus on hetkellistä (The Most Eternal Beauty
is Ephemeral), in Venkula (ed.): "Ajatuksen voima",
Edistyksellinen tiedeliitto 1990
Japanin kieli ja kirjallisuus (The Language and Literature
of Japan; ca. 150 p.), in Fält, Nieminen, Tuovinen, Vesterinen:
"Japanin kulttuuri", Otava 1994
A Hearty Appetite for Japanese Literature, Japanese Book News
number 8, Fall 1994
Huokauksia verhojen takaa (Sighing behind the curtains; on
Murasaki Shikibu's Genji monogatari), in Salokannel, Juhani (ed.)
"Kirjojen kirja", Otava, Helsinki 1995
Lumen kuiske (Whispering snow; on Tanizaki Jun'ichirô's
Sasameyuki,) in Salokannel, Juhani (ed.) "Kirjojen kirja",
Otava, Helsinki 1995
Watashi no deatta Nihon bungaku, in Sekai no naka no Nihon
bungaku, Dai nikai Kokusai bunka kôryû shinpojiumu
hôkokusho, Toyota shi kokusai kôryûkyôkai
Med alla kryddor. Om Banana Yoshimotos och Kenzaburô
Ooes prosa (Seasoned to Taste. Reflections on Banana Yoshimoto's
and Kenzaburô Ooe's novels), Finsk tidskrift 2-3 1996 (translated
into Swedish by Marina Hamberg)
- translations from Japanese:
Bashô: Genjûanki, prose poems, Parnasso 3/1973
Inoue, Yasushi: Aru gisakka no shôgai, short stories,
Inoue, Yasushi: Poems, Parnasso 8/1975
Ishikawa, Takuboku: Hateshinaki giron no ato, poems, Kulttuurivihkot
Kaikô, Takeshi: Natsu no yami, novel, Tammi 1977
Okura: Poems from Man'yôshû, Parnasso 8/77
Kenkô: Tsurezuregusa, anecdotes & aphorisms,
Murasaki Shikibu: Genji monogatari 1-3 (transl. poems only),
Bashô: Oku no hosomichi & other travel diaries,
Mishima, Yukio: Kamen no kokuhaku (chapter of a novel),
in Shôsetsu, Otava 1983
Ishikawa, Takuboku: Poems, Runous 1/1984
Bashô: Genjûan no ki and other haibun, Tammi 1984
Natsume, Sôseki: Kokoro, novel, Tammi 1984
"Rakasta sinä vain", collection of kouta love songs,
Konjaku monogatari 22,8 (with an essay), Parnasso 1/1987
Sei Shônagon: Päänaluskirja (Makura no
sôshi 1, 133), in Sana ja ruokokynä anthology, Weilin+Göös
Shiga, Naoya: Sielunvaellus (Tensei), in Sana ja ruokokynä
anthology, Weilin+Göös 1988
Murasaki Shikibu: Genji monogatari vol. 4, novel, Otava
Tanizaki, Jun'ichirô: Sasameyuki, novel, Tammi 1991
Hearn, Lafcadio: Kwaidan, stories, Love Books 1991
Ihara Saikaku: Unten teillä kirkastunut päälaki
(Yumeji no sakayaki); Toivoton rakkaus rasiassa (Shûshin
wa hakoiri no otoko); Kotonsoittoa maalaismajassa (Ishiusu hikubeki
hanyû no koto), short stories, in "Miesten kesken",
Mishima, Yukio: Marttyyri (Junkyô; a short story,
in "Miesten kesken", Otava 1993
Alfred Birnbaum & Riku Kanmei: Zenin viikset ja häntä
(Zen for Cats), aphorisms, Tammi 1993
Japanese poems, anecdotes & aphorisms in "Itämaisen
elämänviisauden kirja" (Anthology of Oriental wisdom,
ed. Pertti Seppälä), WSOY 1994
Yoshimoto, Banana: Kitchen (Kitchin), Otava 1995
Ooe, Kenzaburô: M/T ja kertomus Metsän ihmeestä
(M/T to mori no fushigi no monogatari), Tammi 1995
Yoshimoto, Banana: N.P. (N¨P), Otava 1996
Dazai, Osamu: Tsugaru - kulkija käy kotona (Tsugaru),
Basam Books 1996
Kawabata, Yasunari: Kämmenenkokoisia tarinoita (Tenohira
no shôsetsu), Tammi 1998
Ikkyû: Riehaantunut pilvi (Kyôunshû),
Basam Books 1998
Ryôkan: Suuri hupsu (Taigu Ryôkan), Basam Books
- drama translations:
nô-plays Kiyotsune & Aoi no ue, Zeamiza program pamphlet
kyôgen-play Bôshibari, Zeamiza program pamphlet 1982
nô-play Hagoromo, Hôshô-ryû program pamphlet
kyôgen-play Kaminari, Hôshô-ryû program
nô-play Kumasaka, Oulu Municipal Theatre 1988
nô-play Kantan, in "Minä itse kahdeskymmenesensimmäinen",
Mishima, Yukio: Sado kôshaku fujin, Turku Municipal Theatre
nô-play Aoi no ue, in "Jumalia sankereita demoneja",
kyôgen-play Urinusubito, in "Jumalia sankereita demoneja",
Betsuyaku, Minoru: Toire wa kochira, Lilla Teatern theatre 1989
Four kyôgen (Suzukibôchô, Oba ga sake, Honekawa,
Neongyoku), Jurkka theatre 1991
Betsuyaku, Minoru: Ikakeshigomu, Jurkka theatre 1991
Mishima, Yukio: Aoi no ue, a modern nô-play, Jurkka theatre
- radio drama translations (all broadcasted by Finnish
Kapea tie pohjoiseen, dramatization based on Oku no hosomichi,
Kurashima, Sei: Kizuna, 1983
Setouchi, Harumi: Yoru no koe, 1983
Tsushima, Yûko & Tamaki, M.: Chôji, 1983
Ooka, Makoto: Adashino, 1983
Yamamoto, Kiyokazu: Fudaraku no kishibe, 1983
Insect Musicians, a radio feature of prose and poetry, 1990
I am assistant professor of premodern Japanese history at the
University of Kansas.
Ph.D. Dissertation: "Actors of Influence: Discourse and Institutional
Growth in the History of
Noh Theater."Ý(1998, University of Michigan, Department
Books: Theater of Memory: The
Ethos of Japanese Noh Ý(in progress)
"Chanters at the Gates: Ritual Performance Among Medieval
Japanese Outcasts." Medieval and Early Modern Rituals: Formalized
Behavior in the East and West, ed. by Joelle Rollo-Koster (Brill,
"The Aesthetic is Political: Translation and Introduction
to Tada Tomio's The Well of Delusion." Out of Japan: Rereading
Colonialism Past and Present. Ed. by Jennifer Robertson. (University
of California Press, 1999?). Ý A modern noh play dealing
with the problem of brain death and organ harvesting from the
dead patient's perspective.
Articles: "From Representation
to Apotheosis: Noh's Modern Myth of Okina." Asian Theatre
Journal" (Forthcoming). ÝA history of the "ritualization"
of the dance Okina and its place in noh discourse as noh's supposed
"origin" and Other.
"Legends, Secrets, and Authority: Hachijo kadensho and
Early Modern Noh." Monumenta Nipponica 54.2 (Summer,
Kasaya Kazuhiko, The Origin and Development of Japanese-Style
Organization. Kyoto: Nichibunken (forthcoming, 1999).Ý
This work, by a historian of early modern Japan, traces elements
of modern social and political organization back to the structure
of Edo period domains.
Centre for Japanese and Korean Studies, Leiden University, The
Selected publications (apart from articles and translations
"Song as Cultural History: Reading Wakan roeishu (Texts)"
and "Song as Cultural History: Reading Wakan roeishu (Interpretations),"
in: MN 55: 2 and 55: 3 (2000).
With Leonard Blusse and Willem Remmelink, ed., Bridging
the Divide: 400 Years The Netherlands-Japan, Leiden: Hotei
Publishing, 2000. ISBN: 907482224X <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/907482224X/qid=975421967/sr=1-4/106-1928998-2278800>
Also a Dutch edition (Bewogen betrekkingen. 400 jaar Nederland-Japan,
Hilversum: Teleac/NOT, 2000) and a Japanese edition: Nichiran
koryu yonhyaku-nen no rekishi to tenbo, Tokyo: Nichiran Gakkai,
With M. Forrer, Marcia Yonemoto, and J.J. Witkam, Staatsgevaar
of sierobject: Japanse kaarten uit de Siebold-collectie [Danger
to the State, or Adorning a Plate: Japanese Maps in the Siebold
Collection of the Leiden University Library], exhibition catalogue,
Leiden: Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden, 2000.
"The Poet and the Politician: Teika and the Compilation
of the Shinchokusenshu," MN 53: 4 (1998).
"Poets in their Place: Reflections on Poetic Salons in
Early Medieval Japan," The Medieval History Journal
1: 2 (1998).
"The poet and the demon: A Kuniyoshi print and its inspirations,"
Andon 60 (1998).
"Reading the New Ballads: Late Heian kanshi poets
and Bo Juyi," in: Stanca Scholz-Cionca (ed.), Wasser-Spuren:
Festschrift fur Wolfram Naumann zum 65. Geburtstag, Wiesbaden:
Otto Harrassowitz, 1997.
The Pursuit of Loneliness: Chinese and Japanese Nature Poetry
(Stuttgart: Steiner, 1995). ISBN 3515066683.
"China as Classic Text: Chinese Books and Twelfth Century
Japanese Collectors" [working title], an essay for a volume
edited by Andrew Goble on Japan's technological, medical and intellectual
contacts in East Asia, 1100-1600; // With Michel Hockx, ed.,
Literature/ Theory/ China/ Japan [working title]. Offered
to Curzon Press. In preparation.
Japanese Studies Centre, Monash University, Melbourne.
Major published works
1999 Kiyomoto-bushi : narrative
music of the Kabuki theatre. Basel : Barenreiter, 1999. 400
p. (Studien zur traditionellen Musik Japans ; Bd. 8)
NOTE: Summary in English and Japanese; bibliography (p. -290),
discography (p. -292) and indexes. ISBN: 3761814690
1999 "Itchu-bushi kara tokiwazu-bushi e: katarimono no
ongakuteki hen'yo to renzokusei (From itchu to tokiwazu: musical
change and continuity in Japanese performed narratives)"
Nihon Kenkyu (Japanese Studies), No. 19, 53-78.
1999 Michiyuki to Nihon Bunka: Geino o chushin ni (The Michiyuki
in Japanese Performing Arts) Nichibunken Forum Pamphlet. Kyoto:
International Research Center for Japanese Studies (21 pages).
1997 "Katarimono no Ongaku Bunseki" (Musical Analysis
of Performed Narratives), Iwanami Koza: Nihon Bungakushi
(The Iwanami Japanese Literary History), Vol. 16, Iwanami Shoten,
1996 "Mode and Scale, Modulation and Tuning in Japanese
Shamisen Music: The Case of Kiyomoto Narrative". Ethnomusicology
(Journal of the Society for Ethnomusicology, USA) 40, 1, 1-33.
1996 Nihon dento ongaku ni okeru katarimono no keifu - senritsukei
o chushin ni (The Narrative Tradition in Japanese Music: The Changing
Role of Melodic Patterns). Nichibunken Forum Pamphlet.
Kyoto: International Research Center for Japanese Studies (42
1996 "Towards a History of Japanese Narrative Music".
Kyoto Conference on Japanese Studies, October, 1994, Vol.
3, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto and
The Japan Foundation, Tokyo, 233-244.
1996 "Anne Boyd and Asian music: the formation of a composer".
Japan Review Number 7, 1996, 185-198.
1996 "The Influence of Japan on the Music of Barry Conyngham"
in Language and Cultural Contact with Japan. Occasional
Paper of the Japanese Studies Centre, Monash Asia Institute, Melbourne,
1995 "The Application of Western Narrative Theory to Japanese
Musical Narratives" in The Force of Vision (Proceedings
of the Thirteenth Congress of the International Comparative Literature,
Tokyo 1991). Volume 3, Section IV Powers of Narration, 60-67.
1995 "Katarimono no sekai" (The World of narrative
music) Nichibunken No. 13, International Research Center
for Japanese Studies 1995, 31-33.
1995 Review Gamo Satoaki et al. (eds.) Nihon no ongaku,
Ajia no ongaku in Toyo Ongaku Kenkyu (Journal of the
Society for Research in Asiatic Music) Number LX August 1995,
1995 Editor of Representations of Women in Japanese Cultural
Forms. Melbourne: Japanese Studies Centre. Introduction, i-iv.
1995 "The image of the yujo in Japanese musical narratives
in the Edo period (1600-1867)". Representations of Women
in Japanese Cultural Forms. Melbourne: Japanese Studies Centre,
1994 "Week 8: Japan". In Open Learning Study Guide:
Popular Music of Australia and Asia. Edited by M. Kartomi
and P. Heyward.
1994 "Kaigai ni okeru Nihon ongaku kenkyu: eigo-ken"
(A report on Japanese music research in English-speaking countries).
In Toyo Ongaku Kenkyu (Journal of the Society for Research
in Asiatic Music) Number LIX August 1994 (112-115).
1994 "Tokiwazu-bushi no ongaku bunseki: itchu-bushi to
no hikaku o chushin ni" in Okinawa Ongaku no Shinso to
Hyoso) The Deep and Surface Strata of Okinawan Music): Proceedings
of the 44th Annual Conference of the Society for Research in Asiatic
Music. Naha: Toyo Ongaku Gakkai Okinawa Shibu
1994 Japanese Music Archive: Catalogue. Melbourne: Japanese
1992 "Kiyomoto-bushi no ongaku bunseki: katari no shodan
o chushin ni shite" (A musical analysis of kiyomoto-bushi,
focussing on narrative sections) in Geino no Kagaku (Studies
in the Performing Arts, Journal of the Tokyo National Research
Institute of Cultural Properties) no. 20 (143-206).
1991 "Japanese influence on contemporary Australian composers"
in Tradition and its Future in Music: Report of the SIMS 1990
Osaka, edited by Y. Tokumaru et al. Tokyo and Osaka: Mita
1991 "Kabuki dance form and its relation to the structure
of narrative music", edited by Australia-Japan Research Centre,
Australian National University. Papers of the Seventh Biennial
Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia.
Other relevant publications
1989 The Narrative Tradition in Japanese Music: Kiyomoto-bushi
as an accompaniment of Kabuki Dance. Ph.D. Thesis submitted to
Department of Japanese Studies at Monash University.
Kiyomoto-bushi: Narrative Music of the Kabuki Theatre.
Monograph in the Kassel Baerenreiter series "Studien zur
traditionellen Musik Japans" (general editor Robert Gunther).
"Tokiwazu, Kiyomoto and other Narratives" a chapter
in the Garland Press Encyclopedia of World Music Volume
9: East and Inner Asia Volume: JAPAN (edited by Bell Yung
and Yoshihiko Tokumaru).
"Orality, Structures and Meanings: Japanese Musical Narratives",
Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur
"Patterning in Japanese music", Musicology
"The reception of the Heike Monogatari in three musical
narrative traditions, focussing on the Atsumori episode"
in Reception in Genji and Heike Monogatari. Edited by Michael
Watson. Melbourne: Japanese Studies Centre.
Conference papers and other lectures
over the last five years
January 21 1999. "Issues in the research of Japanese traditional
music outside Japan". Nagoya University of Fine Arts and
Music // November 13 1998. "Structural analysis of musical
narratives". Nichibunken, Kyoto // September 30 1998. "Buddhist
popular preaching and the development of secular musical narratives
in Japan". Asian Studies Association of Australia, University
of New South Wales // June 13 1998. "Japanese musical narratives
and Shotoku Taishi". Hakuho Women's College // May 15, 1998.
"Opening address for Research Project on Japanese musical
narratives: theoretical frameworks and methodologies". Nichibunken,
Kyoto. // February 22, 1998. "Takemitsu and Australia: Australia
as Takemitsu's Other". Takemitsu Memorial Symposium, University
of Sydney. // August 28, 1997. "Variation and improvisation
in gidayu-bushi: a detailed analysis of Goten no dan".
8th Conference of European Association for Japanese Studies, College
for Foreign Trade, Budapest. // July 9, 1997. "Gidayu-bushi
and orality". Tenth Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies
Conference of Australia, University of Melbourne. // July 10,
1996. "The Atsumori incident in three performance genres"
AAS, La Trobe University. // May 4, 1996. "The michiyuki
in Japanese performing arts" JAWS, Santiago di Compostela.
// April 11, 1996. "Reception of the Heike Monogatari
as performed narrative" on panel "The Heike Monogatari
and its Reception". Annual Meeting of the Association for
Asian Studies,Inc., Hawaii. April 11-14, 1996. // October 27,
1995. Second World Conference on Oral Literature ("Oral Literature
and the Academy"), University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana. "The
Legacy of Japanese Musical Narratives". // June 15, 1995.
Thursday Seminar, International Research Center for Japanese //
Studies. Kiyomoto-bushi "Sanja Matsuri": katarimono
no koto-sei to bungaku-sei (Kiyomoto Sanja Matsuri: oral and literary
characteristics of a musical narrative). // April 19, 1995. British
Association for Japanese Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton,
England. "Relations between text and music in the musical
recitation of the Heike story, in the light of theories of oral
composition." // April 15, 1995. Joint presentation to Gakugeki
Gakkai and Heike Biwa Kenkyukai, Waseda University, Tokyo. "Chuseiteki
katarimono (heikyoku) to kinseiteki katarimono (gidayu-bushi)
no kasanaru tokoro to kotonaru tokoro ni tsuite: rekishiteki kenkyu
no kokoromi to shite" (A comparison of a medieval musical
narrative (heikyoku) and a early modern musical narrative
(gidayu-bushi: historical perspectives in musical analysis).
// April 11, 1995. Nichibunken Forum, Japan Foundation, Kyoto.
"Nihon dento ongaku ni okeru katarimono no keifu: senritsukei
o chushin ni" (The narrative tradition in Japanese music:
the changing role of melodic patterns). // October 18, 1994. Kyoto
International Conference on Japanese Studies. "Towards a
history of Japanese narrative music: Practical and Methodological
Problems". // September 1, 1994 Department of Music , Monash
University, "Historical change in Japanese musical narratives
through analysis of the extant repertoires: from Itchu to Tokiwazu"
// December 1993 Annual Conference of the Tooyoo Ongaku Gakkai
(Society for Research in Asiatic Music), Naha, Japan, "Tokiwazu-bushi
no ongaku bunseki - itchu-bushi to no hikaku o chushin ni"
(The Musical Analysis of Tokiwazu musical narrative: a Comparison
with Itchu musical narrative) // October 1993 Fourth Women in
Asia Conference, University of Melbourne, 1-3 "The Image
of the 'playgirl' in Japanese musical narratives in the Edo period
(1600-1867)" // July 1993 Japanese Studies Association of
Australia, University of Newcastle "Patterning in Japanese
Culture: the Dynamics of Melodic Patterns" // July 1993 Musicological
Society of Australia, University of Queensland "The Logic
and Anti-logic of Notation Systems in Japanese Music" //
July 1992 "Anne Boyd's Encounter with Asian music: the formation
of an Australian composer" Ninth Biennial Conference of the
Asian Studies Association of Australia, University of New England,
Armidale // January 1992 "The Importance of Japanese Music
in the Development of Four Australian Composers" (in Japanese)
at the Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties.
// December 1991 "The Current State of Japanese Music Research
and Teaching in Australia" (in Japanese) at Kunitachi College
of Music, Tokyo, Department of Japanese Music. // August 1991
"The Application of Western Narrative Theory to Japanese
Musical Narratives." The Thirteenth Congress of the International
Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), Tokyo. // July 1991
"Kabuki Dance Form and its relation to the structure of narrative
music" Seventh Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies
Association of Australia, ANU Canberra. // January 1991 "Japanese
Culture and Australian Music" (in Japanese) in the Department
of Japanese Studies Public Lecture Series (Bunka Koenkai).
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