Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-278) and index.
The human life in the music -- A career in nagauta : Kikuoka Hiroaki -- Learning nagauta : an ethnographic account of teacher-student relationships -- Nagauta as social institution : the shaping forces of form -- Nagauta as cultural document : the shaping of sukeroku -- The shape of nagauta in the twentieth century : two compositions by Kikuoka -- Shaped by Japanese music.
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