Academic journal article Fontes Artis Musicae


Academic journal article Fontes Artis Musicae


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As of 2 June 2013, the IAML Japan branch has 76 members, of which 57 are individuals and 19 institutions. The National Committee for 2013 consists of the same members as those for 2012, namely:

President: Masakata KANAZAWA (Tokyo)

Vice-president: Tsuneko ARAKAWA (Yamanashi University)

Secretary: Yumiko HASEGAWA (Library, Kunitachi Music College)

Treasurer: Hiromi HOSHINO (Rikkyo University)

Members at Large: Shin'ya KATO; Shu-Ji LIN; Daisaku MUKAI; Yoko OGURA; Harumichi YAMADA; and Kazune YANAGIHARA.

The committee meetings were held on Saturday, 26 January 2013, and on Thursday, 16 May, to discuss various problems concerning the IAML National Branch of Japan. The General Meeting of the year was held on 2 June 2013 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre with twenty members. At the meeting, the activities and settlement of accounts of the previous year were reported, and then a plan of activities and the budget for the coming year were proposed; all the reports and proposals were approved.

The regular meetings were held twice since the General Meeting of the last year on Sunday, 3 June 2012. At the 53rd meeting, held on 20 October 2012 at Tokyo College of Music, two talks were given concerning the Barenreiter urtext editions. First, Hiromi HOSHINO gave a talk on the urtext edition in 2009 of Mendelssohn's violin sonatas. Then Douglas Woodful Harris from the publisher talked on the history of the Barenreiter and discussed about editing urtext editions. At the 54th meeting, held on 2 June 2013 after the General Meeting, Yoshio MIYAMA (Keio University) gave a talk on digitization of the more important sources of the well-known Nanki Music Library, followed by the final reports and discussions on the project for training music librarians, as a part of the thirtieth anniversary projects of IAML Japan, with the cooperation of the Music Library Association of Japan (MLAJ), by Mari ITOH. …

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