Tag Archive | music

On this day in 1947… (July 5) – NHK Radio drama, “Kane no naru oka,” made its debut

The broadcast of NHK’s radio drama, “Kane no naru oka/鐘の鳴る丘,” began on this day in 1947.  Here are several materials related to “Kane no naru oka.” The first item is a magazine article entitled, “NHK: Kane no naru oka: Stajio kengaku/NHK: 鐘の鳴る丘: スタジオ見学 (NHK: Kane no naru oka: Studio Visit),” in “Aoba/あおば” on October 1, […]

Featured Education book – Zenkoku koto gakko senmon gakko koka, ryokashu

In September 2015, we began digitizing the education books in the Prange Collection.  We’ll share interesting educational materials with you as the scanning project progresses.  A list of posts in this series can be found here.    “Zenkoku koto gakko senmon gakko koka, ryokashu” (Tokyo: Kinkyojuku, 1946) is a compilation of school songs (Call No. 430-0020). Some […]

Censored Music is the topic of a Master’s Thesis

Nathanial L Gailey-Schiltz, a graduate student in the UMD’s Ethnomusicology program, chose the Prange Collection’s music-related materials as a topic for his Master’s thesis. His thesis can be found  (full text) in the Digital Repository at the University of Maryland (DRUM).  Below, Gailey-Schiltz discusses the music materials in the Prange Collection.   “One part of the […]