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July 13, 2017 05:08 PM

Tadamichi Fukuda (1943-2017)

Founder and chairman of Global Corporation, one of the leading distributors of wind instruments and accessories in Japan, passed away after a long illness on July 8 at the age of 74. Fukuda launched Global in 1975 representing such top brands as Miyazawa (flutes), Holton, Martin, Vito, H. Selmer, Vincent Bach, King and Conn brass and woodwind instruments. Today its business has expanded to Global cases and accessories for wind instrument, Galax reed cases and accessories and XO trumpets, cornets...

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July 07, 2017 03:23 PM

2017 Retail Music Market Survey (Jan.-June)

Japan Music Trades interviewed 48 music retailers throughout Japan in search of music sales during the first half of this year. The result is 52% of the total replied sales went up over the same period of last year. Twenty nine percent of them reported no change, and 19% said sales declined. As it was last year, flat sales continued until early spring were offset by considerable surge during spring holiday season from the end of April through the beginning of May. About the performance of genera...

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July 07, 2017 03:23 PM

Japan Musical Instruments Association Re-designed Industry Statistics

Reflects Real Music Market Japan Music Trades have run annual production and sales of musical instruments statistics provided by Japan Musical Instruments Manufacturers’ Association in April issue so far. Following structural change of Japan Musical Instruments Association (JMIA), 3 sub-associations of manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of JMIA disbanded last year. JMIA has undertaken all research and statistics production works of the Manufacturers’ Association, and its firs...

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JAPAN PIANO ATLAS 2017

List of Japanese & imported pianos manufactured from 1946 to 2017. A full list of Japanese pianos with serial numbers, specifications, finishes, photos. A list of imported pianos with brand names, model numbers, finishes, and retail prices. A must for used piano dealers.

* 63 brand names, 1,600 models, serial numbers.
* 630 pages, 210mm x 148mm size.
* ¥4,500
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* Japan Piano Atlas 2008 and 2013 editions now come in one single publication and updated. The 2008 and 2013 editions are out of print.

Piano Nomenclatur (Far East version)

Piano vocabulary listing the parts of the piano, the name of the part, the adjustment criteria of the action etc. in four languages.

* Far East version of Piano Nomenclature originally written by Nikolaus Schimmel /H. K. Herzog
* English GB/USA, Japanese, Korean, Chinese Taipei
* 64 pages, 208mm x 220mm size.
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