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Naritasan Shinshoji Temple Gagaku Concert

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October 15, 2023

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 guidance of teachers of gagaku way friend society works hard at an exercise every day, in the Daihondo Hall 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?

As for this concert to reach the 40th, you can see court dance and music (ぶがく).
The court dance and music comes from China and Korea, and it is the music with the dance fixed as ceremonial noh dance of the Imperial Court in the Heian era.
Please thoroughly enjoy gagaku of the Naritasan to wear it in the colorful bright clothes and aspect をを body to an elegant tone, and to dance with a feeling on one movement, finger-tip each by all means.

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple 40th gagaku concert

On the date Sunday, October 15, 2023
The opening: The curtain rises at 12:00: The curtain rises at 13:00
The entrance is free.
Holding place Between Naritasan Shinshoji Temple Kourinkaku the fourth floor halo
  • Musical performance
    "Five cardinal virtues comfort" (ごじょうらく)
    "越天楽" (it is obtained, and I fall)
  • Court dance and music
    "Imperial court music" (Ryo bottle)

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 South Asia by music for the ceremony and dancing comes to be handed down Taiho Codes of 701 is said that put it together with these music, and what was founded begins, and there are the music in Japan ancient times and a gagaku dormitory having jurisdiction over dancing, and is said to be a style world's oldest for tradition music played with an even now large-scale ensemble form. What the music teacher that it is made a specialty of came to play like a reason, the present as people such as a court noble and the royalty danced gagaku for own hobby and culture in the middle of Heian era asks it after it was much more in the later times and is broken.

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

He/she goes out to the Naritasan gagaku concert, and would 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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