六段の調べ (Rokudan no Shirabe)

The Edo Period (1603 – 1868) marks a time of political stability and domestic development in Japanese history that led to a growing culture of the arts and music. Although many styles of music flourished, sōkyoku jiuta, Edo period chamber music for koto, a thirteen-stringed plucked zither, and shamisen, a three-stringed plucked lute, likely best… Continue reading 六段の調べ (Rokudan no Shirabe)