Wasan

   Buddhist chant sung in Japanese. The verses are in traditional five- and seven-syllable lines, set to melodies of eight beats, typical of much Japanese music, articulated by an ō daiko drum. Simpler types of wasan were used to evangelize the countryside.
   See also Shōmyō; Utasekkyō.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Wasan — (jap. 和算, dt. etwa: „japanische Mathematik“) ist die japanische Bezeichnung für die in Japan während der Edo Zeit (1603–1867) betriebene traditionell Form der Mathematik. Die westliche Form der Mathematik wird in Abgrenzung dazu Yōsan (洋算,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Seki Kōwa — Kōwa Seki (Takakazu Seki) Matemático Japonés del Wasan. Nacimiento Marzo(?), 1642 Edo o Fujioka, Japón Fallecimi …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jinkoki — Yoshida Mitsuyoshi (japanisch 吉田 光由; * 1598; † 1672), auch Yoshida Kōyū (die sino japanische Lesung seines Namens), war ein japanischer Mathematiker der Edo Zeit. Er verfasste das weit verbreitete Rechenbuch Jinkōki (塵劫記), das großen Einfluss… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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