This volume explores not only the close ties that link the cultures and musics of East and Northeast Asia, but also the distinctive features that separate them.

part |2 pages

Part 1 An Introduction to East Asian Musics and Cultures

part |2 pages

Part 2 Issues and Processes in East Asian Musics

chapter |4 pages

Musical Historiography in East Asia

chapter |4 pages

Musical Institutions in East Asia

chapter |4 pages

Cultural Exchange

chapter |6 pages

Transmission of Music in East Asia

ByDance OHTANI Kimiko

chapter |14 pages


chapter |6 pages

Music and Theater in East Asia

chapter |6 pages

Musical Instruments

part |2 pages

Part 3 China

part |2 pages

Part 4 Japan

part |2 pages

Part 5 Korea

chapter |8 pages

Musical Profile of Korea

chapter |90 pages

Section 2: Traditional Genres in Korea

chapter |30 pages

Section 3: Contemporary Genres in Korea

part |2 pages

Part 6 Inner Asia

chapter |20 pages

Mongol Music

chapter |6 pages


chapter |24 pages


chapter |10 pages

A Guide to Recordings of East Asian Music

ByMiri PARK, Jennifer C. POST, Jessica Anderson TURNER, and

chapter |6 pages

Notes on the Audio Examples

ByJohn Bennett FENN