Dokurakugin (Nobutoki, Kiyoshi)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Tokyo: Kyōeki Shōsha Shoten, (1936).
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General Information

Work Title Dokurakugin
Alternative. Title 独楽吟 ; 獨樂吟
Composer Nobutoki, Kiyoshi
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IKN 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Chūyō no sokudo nite [中庸の速度にて])
Text Incipit Tanoshimi wa asa okiidete kinō made [たのしみは 朝おきいでて 昨日まで]
First Publication. 1936 – Tokyo: Kyōeki Shōsha Shoten
Copyright Information Possibly public domain in EU and other 70 pma territories.
This item, which is in the public domain in its country of origin, is likewise in the public domain in countries which apply the rule of the shorter term. All EU countries apply the rule of the shorter term in general.
Note that in some cases this rule may be overridden by a treaty with the source country (especially the United States) and/or may not apply to works which fell into the public domain in their source country due to a failure to renew copyright or comply with other formalities.
Librettist Akemi Tachibana (1812–1868)
Language Japanese
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Research guidance pages about Kiyoshi Nobutoki (Japanese)