ITOU Nobuhiro

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ITOU Nobuhiro
Osaka University
Graduate School of Letters Division of Studies on Cultural Expressions
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2010
Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University
Liszt Academy of Music, Research Fellow


Graduate School, Division of Letters, Osaka University
Faculty of Literature, Osaka University

Books etc

Influences on the Compositional Process of Bela Bartok's'Night Music'
'Music and its environment'(Tokyo Shoseki   1991   
Zum Problem des Tritonus bei Bartoks Mikrokosmos.
Florilegio Musicale : Festschrift KATAOKA GIDO zum 70. Geburtstag. (Ongaku no tomo)   1990   
The Program For 'Hungarian Rhapsodies' by Franz Liszt : From ancient "Rhapsode" to "Gypsy Epic".
Festschrift fur Prof. Tanimura Ko : Klang und Sprache (Ongaku no Tomo)   
Bartok's study on Hungarian Folk Songs since 1920s.
Bart(]E85F6[)k, B(]E85EE[)la. Hungarian Folk Music. , Zen-on Gakufu   1995   
'Bartok : on his musicological activity'
Chuokoron   1997   

Published Papers

Bulgarian Zurna in traditional music and Pop-folk
International Symposium “Double-reed Instruments en Eurasia: History, Context, and Representation” Proceedings   pp.29-37    2010
Az utolso hanyizo lancszemek: Bartok, Negyvennegy duo, - a "tot nota" eredeti nepzenei forrasa
Parlando   pp.7-10    2008
Japanese composers confront Japanese tradition: works by Michio Mamiya and Minao Shibata
Journal of HANDAI Music Studies   Vol.3, 2005, pp.57-70/,    2005


Where chalga was born: a geopolitical sketch of Bulgaria's pop-folk music
Ito, Nobuhiro
   Mar 2011
Bulgarian Zurna in traditional music and in Pop-folk
From folk song arrangement to imaginary folk ritual: two examples from compositions of postwar Japan
From folk song arrangement to imaginary folk ritual: two examples from compositions of postwar Japan
The "Character" of Romanian Folk Music: Some Reflections on Enescu's Violin Sonata No.3
美学篇第39号    2005
Burgarian Chalga:Identity, Tradition and Globalization Issues
Ethno-Arts   Vol. 21, 2005, pp.177-184/,    2005
Analytical studies on music
pp.136-148    2004
Nationalism in music
pp.207-218    2004
A sketch for 'Zigeunerliebe': for operetta studies
pp.20-32    2004
Commentary for Symphony No.9 e-minor, From the New World, by Dvorak
Dvorak: Symphony No.9 e-minor, From the New World      2004


Study on the Source Material of Folksong Arrangements by Bela Bartok(supported by the Japan Foundation and Hungarian Government)
1992 - 1993
The Process of the Folksong Arrangements by Bela Bartok.
1990 - 1992
Research on the ethnomusicological Activity by Bela Bartok in Transylvania.
Reconstructing Bartok's Folk Music Research in 1913, Maramures.

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Dec 2018 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): ITOU Nobuhiro
Gyorgy Ligeti's works in East European perspective
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2008 - 2011
Operettas in the history of Habsburg monarchy
The Village Musicians in the Balkan Countries
Bela Bartok's Folk Music Research in Eastern Europe