- 東京大学大学院教育学研究科紀要 (ISSN:13421050)
- vol.55, pp.29-38, 2016-03-31
The purpose of this paper is to clarify how activities of music club were carried out in Japanese junior high schools between 1920-1930, focusing on influence of the popularization of harmonica. In the 1920s, product development and advertisement by musical instrument maker, for making harmonica popularized and raising the position, enabled most people including students to get harmonica. The popularization of harmonica made musical activities in schools activated. Also, it drastically changed quality of students' musical performance and relationships between teachers and students, between course of studies and extra-curricular activities.