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ID: 300212678
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300212678

 

Record Type: concept
shamisen (<lutelike chordophones with long neck: plucked>, lutelike chordophones: plucked, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Plucked lutelike chordophones of Japan having three strings of nylon or silk, a long unfretted neck, a bridge, and a small square soundbox covered with cat or dog skin.
 
Terms:
shamisen (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
shamisen (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
samisen (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
samisen (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
samisen (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
sangen (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
三味線 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
sān wèi xiàn (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
san wei xian (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
san wei hsien (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Sound Devices (hierarchy name)
........ Sound Devices (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of sound devices (equipment)
............ sound devices (equipment) (G)
Hierarchy of <sound devices by acoustical characteristics>
................ <sound devices by acoustical characteristics> (G)
Hierarchy of chordophones
.................... chordophones (G)
Hierarchy of lutelike chordophones
........................ lutelike chordophones (G)
Hierarchy of lutelike chordophones: plucked
............................ lutelike chordophones: plucked (G)
Hierarchy of <lutelike chordophones with long neck: plucked>
................................ <lutelike chordophones with long neck: plucked> (G)
Hierarchy of shamisen
.................................... shamisen (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 日本類似魯特琴的撥弦樂器,具有三根尼龍弦或絲弦、不具琴品的琴頸、琴橋、及覆有貓皮或狗皮的正方形小音箱。 
Dutch ..... Snaarinstrumenten met een vierkante klankkast bedekt met katten- of hondenhuid, lange hals zonder frets, kam, 3 snaren, van zijde of nylon; bespeeld door te tokkelen; Japan. 
Spanish ..... Cordófonos pulsados japoneses tipo laúd, que tienen tres cuerdas de nailon o seda, un mástil largo sin trastes, un puente y una pequeña caja acústica cuadrada cubierta con piel de gato o perro. 

Sources and Contributors:
三味線............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  大英百科全書線上繁體中文版
...........  智慧藏百科全書網
...........  簡明音樂詞典
samisen............  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Algemene muziekencyclopedie (1961)
.................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.................  Marcuse, Musical Instruments Dictionary (1975)
.................  Personal Communication Outside review at AAT, 2/28/92.
.................  Randel, Diccionario Harvard de Música (1997)
.................  Sadie, New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (1984) illustration, Vol. 3, 361
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961) plural form is samisen or samisens.
sangen............  [VP]
.................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.................  Sadie, New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (1984) illustration, Vol. 3, 361
san wei hsien............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
..........................  TELDAP database (2009-)
san wei xian............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
sān wèi xiàn............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
shamisen............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  Arnold, New Oxford Companion to Music (1983) Vol. 2, 674
.................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.................  Marcuse, Musical Instruments Dictionary (1975)
.................  Randel, Diccionario Harvard de Música (1997)
.................  Randel, New Harvard Dictionary of Music (1986)
.................  Sadie, New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (1984) illustration, Vol. 3, 361
.................  Tranchefort, Los Instrumentos Musicales (1994)
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
.................  Wolff, Traditional Japanese Musical Instruments (1988) illustration, 85, ill. pp. 84, 86, 88
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Algemene muziekencyclopedie (1961)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Randel, New Harvard Dictionary of Music (1986)
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... TELDAP database (2009-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Algemene muziekencyclopedie (1961)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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