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ID: 300214211
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300214211

 

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

 

Note: Pear-shaped, short-necked Japanese lutelike chordophones made of wood, commonly with four strings and a pegbox sharply angled back from the neck.
 
Terms:
biwa (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
biwa (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
biwa (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
日本琵琶 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
rì běn pí ba (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
ri ben pi ba (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
jih pen p'i pa (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 short neck: plucked>
................................ <lutelike chordophones with short neck: plucked> (G)
Hierarchy of biwa
.................................... biwa (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 類似魯特琴的日本弦鳴樂器,呈梨狀、琴頸短、由木頭製成,通常四根琴弦,以及和琴頸成銳角的弦軸箱。 
Dutch ..... Luitachtige chordofonen met een korte hals en peervormig, van hout gemaakt en meestal met vier snaren en een sleutelkast die in een scherpe hoek op de hals staat; oorspronkelijk ontwikkeld en bespeeld in Japan. 
Spanish ..... Cordófonos japoneses tipo laúd de mástil corto y en forma de pera, hechos de madera, comúnmente con cuatro cuerdas y un clavijero doblado hacia atrás del mástil en ángulo agudo 

Sources and Contributors:
日本琵琶............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  音樂辭典 56
biwa............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
...........  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...........  Algemene muziekencyclopedie (1961)
...........  Arnold, New Oxford Companion to Music (1983)
...........  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
...........  Marcuse, Musical Instruments Dictionary (1975)
...........  Personal Communication Sam Quigley, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, suggested at AAT review, 2/92
...........  Randel, Diccionario Harvard de Música (1997)
...........  Sadie, New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (1984)
...........  Stanley-Baker, Arte Japonés (2000) 57
...........  Tranchefort, Los Instrumentos Musicales (1994)
...........  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
jih pen p'i pa............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.............................  TELDAP database (2009-)
ri ben pi ba............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
rì běn pí ba............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Algemene muziekencyclopedie (1961)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
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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