Former name of the Musicological Society of Japan.
Society founded in 1952 by Yoshiyuki Kato. It was formerly known as the Japanese Musicological Society. It endeavours to improve communication among musicological scholars in Japan and contributes to the development of musicology there. Its membership in 1995 was about 1330. In 1954 the society founded a journal, ...
The Society for Asian Music (SAM) was formed in 1959–60 in close association with the Asia Society. Prominent among its organizers were Paul Sherbert (president of the Asia Society), Willard Rhodes, professor of music at Columbia University (chairman of the board of SAM), and Henry Cowell, composer (president of SAM). At the society’s first public meeting, on ...
Society founded in 1936 by Hisao Tanabe, Kenzō Hayashi, Shigeo Kishibe and others. Its objective is systematic research in Asian music, including Japanese, and the promotion of musicological activities in Japan. Its membership in 1995 was about 740. Since its foundation, the society has issued a yearly journal, ...