en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Japan

The music of Japan includes a wide array of performers in distinct styles, both traditional and .... These are traditional Japanese instruments, but modern instrumentation, such ... There are many kakegoe, though they vary from region to region. .... Japanese idol musical artists are a significant part of the music market, with girl ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sony_Music_Entertainment_Japan

Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc often abbreviated as SMEJ or simply SME, and also known as Sony Music Japan for short, is Sony's music arm in Japan.

www.britannica.com/place/Japan/The-arts

The highly refined traditional arts of Japan include such forms as the tea ceremony, ... Modern, usually Western, popular music is ubiquitous in Japan. ... in Japan in the early 1970s, is a popular form of nightlife entertainment. .... in Asia) and the winter games in 1972 and 1998, at Sapporo and Nagano, ... Traditional regions.

www.farsidemusic.com/acatalog/History.html

ROCK, POP AND CONTEMPORARY MUSIC TODAY ... Instruments were still essentially Chinese, but the musicians were Japanese, ... and the development of a bourgeois art and the development of the pleasure quarters of the bigger cities. ... (songs on the picture of Otsu) Until around 1850,popular music was regional, ...

www.kansaigaidai.ac.jp/asp/03_academics/02/02/01.html

The question of urban Asia acquires new significance at the current moment, as the .... Therefore, this course examines Japanese art and explores how Japanese art ... and television, their connections to other forms of art and entertainment, their ... this survey course will cover the major genres of Japanese music and end  ...

www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/arts/highlights/011012_silk.shtml

Oct 13, 2001 ... To find out when you can hear Music Review in your region, click on our ... from China and Japan and westward through the oasis cities of Central Asia ... about them in a way that joins the traditional with contemporary music.

ich.unesco.org/en/performing-arts-00054

Asia and the Pacific, Afghanistan, Australia · Bangladesh · Bhutan · Brunei ... The performing arts range from vocal and instrumental music, dance and theatre to ... festivities, all kinds of entertainment as well as many other social functions. ... it may also result in the emergence of new ways of presenting the performing arts,  ...

www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/perform/supportlist_perform/supportlist_2016_1.html

Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists 2016 (1) ... Paraguay, Asociacion de Cooperacion Nippon-Paraguaya (Music, Animation, ... Singapore, Japan Temari Cultural Association Introduction of Japanese Traditional ... Asian tour 2016 and artist in residence in Itary for new performance, Rino Daidoji.

www.jstor.org/stable/834419

Coined by Japanese musicians in the early 1990s, J-pop is a loosely- defined term ... J-pop in Asia and the Japanization and hybridization of Asian popular music in .... Only a few talented Japanese artists like Chage & Aska and Nakajima. Miyuki .... Golden Pony and PolyGram, use Hong Kong as the regional headquarters.