580 Gidayu-bushi Lyric Booklets (Shohon) from the Takeuchi Dokei Collection, held by the Kunitachi College of Music Library, have been released
The Art Research Center (ARC), Ritsumeikan University, is pleased to announce that approximately 580 gidayu-bushi lyric booklets (shohon) from the Takeuchi Dokei Collection (「竹内道敬文庫」）, held by the Kunitachi College of Music Library, have been released online.
The Takeuchi Dokei Collection of gidayu-bushi materials is characterized by its large number of michiyuki-bon (「道行本」).
From the website of the Kunitachi College of Music Library (https://www.lib.kunitachi.ac.jp/), enter「竹内道敬文庫の世界」→ 「C 資料解説」→「C2 義太夫正本」where you can read a commentary on the materials and navigate to the database (→ https://www.arc.ritsumei.ac.jp/lib/vm/kunitake/2023/03/c2.html).
You can also access the Kunitachi College of Music Takeuchi Dokei Collection Onkyoku Shohon Browsing System「国立音楽大学 竹内道敬文庫 音曲正本閲覧シスムテ」, which allows you to view all authentic copies that have been released to the public, through the following URL: https://www.dh-jac.net/db1/books/search_kunishohon.php.
Furthermore, you can enter the database via the ARC Early Japanese Books Portal Database: https://www.dh-jac.net/db1/books/search_portal.php.