Musical Arts of Asia

Featuring more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection, this installation celebrates music through the arts of East and South Asia. Introducing string, percussion and wind instruments not found in Western traditions.
, 'Wisteria: Nokaze of the Matsuzakaya in the Southern Direction (Japan) ,' 1770, Newark Museum

Suzuki Harunobu

Wisteria: Nokaze of the Matsuzakaya in the Southern Direction (Japan) , 1770

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, 'Woman Singing (Japan),' 1868-1912, Newark Museum

Unknown Artist

Woman Singing (Japan), 1868-1912

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, 'Actors, Chanters and Musicians Staging the Play Mystery of Mysteries (Japan),' 1789, Newark Museum

Katsukawa Shuncho

Actors, Chanters and Musicians Staging the Play Mystery of Mysteries (Japan), 1789

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, 'Tanuki Playing  Drum by Moonlight (Japan),' 1603-1868, Newark Museum

Kamo Suetaka

Tanuki Playing Drum by Moonlight (Japan), 1603-1868

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, 'Small Drum with Ginkgo Leaf Motif (Japan),' 1603-1868, Newark Museum

Unknown Artist

Small Drum with Ginkgo Leaf Motif (Japan), 1603-1868

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, 'Double-Sided Drum (Korea),' Early 20th Century, Newark Museum

Unknown Artist

Double-Sided Drum (Korea), Early 20th Century

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