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Naritasan Shinshoji Temple Gagaku Concert

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October 15, 2017

A holding place: Between Naritasan Shinshoji Temple Kourinkaku the fourth floor halo

In the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple, the gagaku concert by the Narita Yamaga department of musical matters is held every year on third Sunday in October.

The Narita Yamaga department of musical matters is organized by the staff of the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple, and the cause of the instruction of teachers of gagaku way friend society works hard at an exercise every day, very much in the main hall of a Buddhist temple play gagaku by Buddhist memorial service events commencing with a prayer meeting very much particularly. It is an annual concert to show the result.

This concert becomes the no charge for admission. It may be said that it is a very valuable opportunity that you can see a performance of such a full-scale gagaku in anyone in front.
All of you are wrapped in old から inherited traditional dance and tone by all means at this opportunity, and would it like to be in fun in the elegant world?

This two copies of concerts to reach the 37th are constitution, and you can see court dance and music (ぶがく) in wind and string music (かんげん), the latter half in the first half.
Musical art is an instrumental music ensemble of the Chinese style music accompaniment, and the representative performance of the gagaku is in the form.
By the formation of "the three kinds of wind instruments both strings three hand drum", I am played by the three kinds of wind instruments of a sho (carry), a flageolet-like instrument (ひちりき), the dragon flute (りゅうてき), both strings of a biwa, the koto (so), three hand drums of 鞨鼓 (parenthesis), a drum, the bell and drum (Shoko), and I am played only with a musical instrument without a dance.
I come from China and Korea, and the court dance and music is the music with the dance fixed as ceremonial noh dance of the Imperial Court in the Heian era.
Please thoroughly enjoy the gagaku of the Narita mountain to wear it in the colorful bright clothes and aspect をを body to an elegant tone, and to dance with a feeling on each one movement, finger-tip by all means.

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple 37th gagaku concert

On the date Sunday, October 15, 2017
The opening: The curtain rises at 12:00: From 13:00 to 14:30 (going to be finished)
The entrance is free.
Holding place Between Naritasan Shinshoji Temple Kourinkaku the fourth floor halo
  • Wind and string music
    "One of six modes of court music in Japan introduction" (おうしきちょうねとり) "sea blue comfort" (energy takes its ease)
    "西王楽破" (さいおうらくは)
  • Court dance and music
    "Imperial court music immediate" (the Ryo bottle sudden) "King Ryo" (Ryo is chased)

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple TEL: 0476-22-2111



The photograph is a state of the past gagaku concert.

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About gagaku

The gagaku from the around fifth century from the continents of China or the Southern Asia by music for the ceremony and dancing comes to come Taiho Codes of 701 add it and these music, and is said that there is what was founded by an opening, and the music in Japan ancient times and a gagaku dormitory having jurisdiction over dancing are said to be it when is a style world's oldest for tradition music played with an even now large-scale ensemble form. It is asked what the music teacher that it is made a specialty of came to play like a reason, the present when people such as a court noble and the royalty danced gagaku for own hobby and culture in the middle of Heian era after it was much more in the later times, and I am broken.

It is informed that 寛朝 (enema) Archbishop who is the father of the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple founder was very proficient in gagaku. The Mt. Narita inherited traditional arts called the gagaku with the connection carefully for a long time by such a deep edge.

I go out to the Narita Yamaga comfort concert, and would the Japanese good old history and the investigation and a dance of the gagaku letting feel culture that we cannot see by the daily life close like to be thoroughly enjoyed slowly and carefully in a right or wrong venue?

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