Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC432505 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 中等音楽科教育法(日本音楽・民族音楽)
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Traditional Music in Secondary School
Instructor ITO SHIN
イトウ シン
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8:EDU F101
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Exercise-oriented, Practical
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students Elective course for students in Music Culture Education Major
Keywords Koto, Japanese traditional music
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Music Culture Education
(Professional Skills)
・To acquire both basic and advanced technical skills concerning music education in secondary education. In addition, to acquire abilities related to other practical subjects. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Learning performance technique of Koto with interests in Japanese music.
Class Schedule 1.  Explanation about musical instruments

2. Play musical instruments

3. Relation between musical notes and the stave

4. Practice: right hand

5. Practice: left hand

6. Practice: "Sakura sakura" - Theme

7. Practice: "Sakura sakura" - Variations

8. Explanation of techniques in "Rokudan no shirabe"(Japanese classical methods)

9. Musical Performance of "Rokudan no shirabe" (The second column)

10. Musical Performance of "Rokudan no shirabe" (The third column)

11. Musical Performance of "Rokudan no shirabe" (The fourth column)

12. Musical Performance of "Rokudan no shirabe" (The fifth column)

13. Musical Performance of "Rokudan no shirabe" (The fifth column)

14. Musical Performance of "Rokudan no shirabe" (The sixth column)

15. Musical Performance of "Rokudan no shirabe" (The finishing of all columns)

Regular examination
Textbook: 「六段の調(八橋検校作曲)」
PC or AV used in
(More Details) No special instruction
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Instructions are given in class accordingly.
Requirements Students who cannot kneel on the floor are able to attend this class since they are allowed to sit in their chairs and play the instruments during performance.
There is no need for buying your own musical instrument but you need to buy accessories (one set of plectrum) and musical notes.
Grading Method Commitment to the class (60%) and regular examination (40%)
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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