Within the ancient and durable culture of Japan are embedded a number of powerful beliefs about the role of music and music education. In this article, the author describes and discusses these beliefs and the ways in which they have been manifested during the various educational reforms of Japan's recent history.
"Historical Changes in the Objectives of Japanese Music Education,"
Visions of Research in Music Education: Vol. 16, Article 41.
Available at: https://opencommons.uconn.edu/vrme/vol16/iss1/41