The Principles of Traditional Japanese Singing

September 16, 2018
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Hidetaro Honjoh
Hauta Shamisen: Edo-Period Love Songs

Friday, September 14, 7:30 PM

Sunday, September 16, 1:30—3:30 PM

World-renowned shamisen master Hidetaro Honjoh leads a workshop that explores the diverse range of traditional songs written for shamisen accompaniment, from the melody-driven utamono to the story-driven chanting of joruri. Great for composers, performers, researchers and singer/songwriters, this workshop will introduce the fundamentals of how classical shamisen music is structured and vocalized.

Max. 20 participants.

Tickets: $35/$30 members

Tickets can be purchased online, or by visiting/calling the Box Office at (212) 715-1258.

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Image: Hidetaro Honjoh © OTOWAZA
  • Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • 1:30 pm