Wind Bands and Cultural Identity in Japanese Schools

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2177-7 (Print) 978-94-007-2178-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. A Social History of Wind Bands in Japanese Schools

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      The World’s Finest School Bands and Largest Music Competition

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      Pages 11-82

      Where are These Bands From? – An Historical Overview

  3. An Ethnography of Wind Bands in Japanese Schools

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      Pages 83-83

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      Pages 85-96

      An Invitation to the Tokyo Middle School

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      Pages 97-107

      The Band Rehearsal Ritual and Its Participants

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      Pages 109-123

      Instruction in the Japanese School Band

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      Pages 125-131

      Scenes from the 50th AJBA National Band Competition

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      Pages 133-141

      Winning in Band: Views from Beneath and Within

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      Pages 143-154

      Winning in Band: Views from Above and Beyond

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      Pages 155-170

      Japanese Composers and Wind Band Repertoire

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      Pages 171-180

      Leadership and Duty in the Ensemble

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      Pages 181-191

      Cooperative Learning and Mentorship in Band

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      Pages 193-201

      Organizational Training of the Japanese Band Director

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      Pages 203-216

      Corporate Giants: Yamaha and the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra

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      Pages 217-226

      Metaphors of a Japanese Band Community

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      Pages 227-238

      Musical Identity in the Band: Social Class and Gender

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      Pages 239-250

      National Identity in the Japanese School Band

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      Pages 251-257

      Ensemble Ethos: Theorizing Cultures of Musical Achievement

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      Pages 259-272

      Conclusions

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 273-287