Sponsored Link

スポンサーサイト

上記の広告は1ヶ月以上更新のないブログに表示されています。
新しい記事を書く事で広告が消せます。
Bookmark and Share

Cool Japan Guide / Famed poet's cello will make beautiful music again

Poet Kenji Miyazawa’s cello and his sister Toshi’s violin are on display side by side at the Miyazawa Kenji Museum in Hanamaki, Iwate Prefecture. (Hiroshi Tadaki)<br /><br /><br />
(Poet Kenji Miyazawa’s cello and his sister Toshi’s violin are on display side by side at the Miyazawa Kenji Museum in Hanamaki, Iwate Prefecture.)

HANAMAKI, Iwate Prefecture--Famed poet and children's book author Kenji Miyazawa died at age 37 in 1933 leaving behind few things but his beloved works and his favorite cello.
Now, that cello will be restored and be used to make beautiful music again, officials at the Miyazawa Kenji Museum in Hanamaki, Iwate Prefecture, said.
The cello, which Miyazawa bought in 1929, has been on display at the museum, which opened in September 1982.

It has been exhibited in a glass case at the museum, but museum officials have decided to restore it to avoid having it deteriorate from lack of use.
“We want to let the cello survive for a long time as a musical instrument,” said Toshiya Ushizaki, deputy director at the museum. “We want to encourage the people in the disaster-stricken areas by restoring (Miyazawa’s) cello sounds.”
ファイル:Miyazawa5733.jpg
(Kenji Miyazawa tanka inscription (Hiei-zan Enryakuji))

The museum plans to use the instrument for its regular concerts.
Even though it was used at the 100th anniversary of Miyazawa's birth in 1996 and other occasions, the museum has not allowed it to be removed from its display case.
The museum, however, decided in March, that the instrument would last longer if it is actively played.
ファイル:Miyazawa Kenji01s3200.jpg
(Birthplace of Kenji Miyazawa)

Iwao Terasaki, director at the Japanese String Teachers Association, has been advising the museum on the maintenance of the cello.
“Musical instruments can easily deteriorate if they are not played,” Terasaki said. “If played regularly, they can remain in good condition for 200 to 300 years.” ...
Full Story to be checked via AJW Link:http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201206260007

By TS on Jul 3, 2012
スポンサーサイト
Bookmark and Share

tag : Cool_Japan

コメントの投稿

Secre

Twitter
Category
Sponsored Link
Sponsored Link
The Latest Articles
Monthly Archives
Sopnsored Link
Blogroll
Sponsored Link
Link List
Free Area
Link Area
http://www.wikio.com
Counter
ONLINE Counter
現在の閲覧者数:
Ranking
Latest Comments
Latest Trackback
全記事表示リンク

全ての記事を表示する

Profile

T. SATOH

Author:T. SATOH
FC2ブログへようこそ!

RSSリンクの表示
QRコード
QRコード
上記広告は1ヶ月以上更新のないブログに表示されています。新しい記事を書くことで広告を消せます。