Skip navigation
Skip navigation
Open Research will be down for maintenance between 8:00am and 8:15am on Thursday, 22 August 2019

Liturgical music in a new Japanese religion : the formation, survival and repositioning of tenrikyo through music

Buijs-Dragusin, Cornelia


The Japanese religion, Tenrikyo, has a well-established reputation as one of the oldest 'new' Japanese religions still in existence. Its endurance over nearly two centuries might be partly explained by the many musical genres used in activities undertaken by its followers, because Tenrikyo music can draw on both traditional and contemporary themes, and employs a variety of styles. This thesis explores the way that music shapes and consolidates the Tenrikyo identity, has enabled it to become...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Type: Thesis (PhD)


File Description SizeFormat Image
b35577009-Buijs-Dragusin_C.pdf56.92 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  22 January 2019/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator