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nagauta

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  • Nagauta (長唄), literally "long song", is a kind of traditional Japanese music which accompanies the kabuki theater. They were developed around 1740.
  • The shamisen, a plucked lute with three strings, is a very popular instrument in nagauta. Nagauta performers generally play the shamisen and sing simultaneously.
  • Nagauta is the basis of the Nagauta Symphony, a symphony in one movement composed in 1934 by composer Kosaku Yamada.
  • Meriyasu is considered a subset of nagauta.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Singularia tantum
        • Uncountable nouns
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    Meaning of nagauta for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "nagauta" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
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